|Luntz to share insights on upcoming elections’ impact on produce industry
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and political professional Dr. Frank Luntz will serve as the keynote speaker for the The Washington Conference Closing Luncheon and General Session: An Insider’s Look at the 2014 Elections on Wednesday, September 10. Luntz will give his behind the scenes perspectives of the campaign process, as well as share his thoughts on how the Fall 2014 Congressional elections will impact the produce industry.
“Frank Luntz has helped shape the debates on our nation’s most critical public policy issues,” said senior vice president of public policy Robert Guenther. “With The Washington Conference taking place only a few weeks prior to the pivotal 2014 elections, Dr. Luntz will provide attendees with an up to the minute analysis of on the direction of the political tide.”
Luntz, deemed “the Nostradamus of pollsters,” was named one of “50 of America’s most promising leaders aged 40 and under” by TIME magazine, as well as the “hottest pollster” in America according to the Boston Globe. He was also named one of the four “Top Research Minds” by Business Week and won the coveted The Washington Post “Crystal Ball” award for being the most accurate pundit. In 2012, he was included in a TIME global poll of the “most influential people in the world.” He also served as a consultant to the award-winning NBC hit show The West Wing.
Founded in 1904, the United Fresh Produce Association brings together companies across every segment of the fresh produce supply chain, including growers, shippers, fresh-cut processors, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, foodservice operators, industry suppliers and allied associations. We empower industry leaders to shape sound government policy. We deliver the resources and expertise companies need to succeed in managing complex business and technical issues. We provide the training and development individuals need to advance their careers in produce. And, through these endeavors, we unite our industry with a common purpose – to build long-term value for our members and grow produce consumption. For more information, visit www.unitedfresh.org or call 202-303-3400.