Two perennial favorite produce trade shows, Southern Exposure in Florida and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association show this year in Toronto, are coming up in the next several weeks, with good attendance and excellent sessions and exhibits scheduled at both venues.
Registration for the 2023 Southern Exposure, which will take place March 2-4 at the Swan & Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL, can be done online at https://web.cvent.com/event/fad27108-5cee-4be8-b138-669b7029b010/regProcessStep1
The 2023 Annual CPMA Convention and Trade Show will take place April 25-27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC). Registration is at https://convention.cpma.ca/attendees/register , and the event agenda can be seen/downloaded at https://convention.cpma.ca/program .
“The Southeast Produce Council invites you to our flagship tradeshow and conference, where you’ll see the best products and services the produce industry has to offer from hundreds of exhibitors. Thousands of attendees include foodservice and retail buyers, agricultural leaders, product innovators, and peers who are ready to share ideas and friendship. And there’s never a dull moment with a wealth of educational sessions, keynote speakers, and entertainment,” the SEPC website notes.
The event agenda is posted at https://web.cvent.com/event/fad27108-5cee-4be8-b138-669b7029b010/websitePage:645d57e4-75eb-4769-b2c0-f201a0bfc6ce
Among the highlights is the Keynote Brunch with Celebrity Keynote Speaker Kimberly Williams-Paisley as well as Industry Keynote Speaker Sonia Lo. The keynote addresses will include a “presentation of our posthumous Terry Vorhees Lifetime Achievement Award to Al Finch of Florida Classic Growers as well as our Lifetime Membership Award to Mark Hilton of Harris Teeter and Teri Miller of Freshouse.”