Thank you to the Annual Meeting sponsors!

Gold: Agmark Logistics, Brown International, Rahal Foods

Silver: Maroon Group

Bronze: ADM, Indian River Transport, Peace River Citrus Products

Copper: Directus USA, Evergreen Packaging, Guaranteed Transport Service, iTi Tropicals, Inc., ​JBT Corporation, Plastipak Packaging

Agenda

NOTE: All committee meetings are open to all attendees, with the exception of the Concord Grape Section. Please note that the exact schedule is subject to change.

Sunday, March 22                         

9:00 am - 4:00 pm                            Registration Open

9:30 am - 10:30 am                          Concord Grape Section       

9:30 am - 10:30 am                          Futures Committee

10:30 am - 11:00 am                        Networking Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm                        Food Chemistry Committee

11:00 am - 12:00 pm                        JPA Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm                          Lunch on Your Own

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm                            Organic Committee

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm                            Networking Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm                            Associates Advisory Committee

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm                            Nutrition Committee

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm                            Leadership Development Committee

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm                            Welcome Reception: Offsite at the Black Rabbit, Sponsored by Agmark Logistics

Monday, March 23

8:00 am - 12:00 pm                          Registration Open

7:30 am - 8:30 am                            Networking Breakfast      

8:30 am - 12:00 pm                               General Session

  • Welcome and Introductions
     
  • State of the Association
     
  • Presentation: Marketplace Disruption and Personal Development with Speaker Tom Morrison
  • Membership Presentations: Membership Report, Treasurer's Report, JPA Scholarship Foundation
  • Presentation: Economic Contributions of the Fruit and Vegetable Juice Industry in the United States with Speaker Christa Court, Ph.D., University of Florida
     
  • Elections/Bylaw Changes
  • Additional Speaker/Presentation: TBA

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm                          Country Music Hall of Fame Lunch and Tour

12:30 pm - 5:00 pm                          JPA Annual Golf Outing

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm                            Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 24

8:00 am - 12:00 pm                          Registration Open

7:30 am - 8:30 am                            Networking Breakfast

​7:30 am- 8:30 am                             Past President's Meeting

8:30 am - 11:00 am                          General Session

  • Welcome and Update
     
  • Legislative & Regulatory Update with Elizabeth Fawell, Hogan Lovells
     
  • Trade and the Elections with Paul C. Rosenthal, Kelley, Drye & Warren
     
  • Research & Nutrition Update with Diane Welland, JPA Nutrition Communications Manager

11:00 am - 12:00 pm                        Membership/Convention Committees

11:00 am - 12:00 pm                        Legislative & Trade Initiatives Committee

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm                          Luncheon Speaker

  • Presentation: The Natural "New Normal" of Weather and its Impact on Industry with Speaker James Garriss, Browning Media LLC.

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm                            Technical Affairs Committee

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm                            Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm                            Closing Party