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Southeast Produce Council Announces Southern Innovations Speaker Lineup; Raina Nelson Comments

Southeast Produce Council Announces Southern Innovations Speaker Lineup; Raina Nelson Comments



MILLEN, GA - The time is nearly here to take off to the South and explore all of the amazing advantages fresh produce companies have been able to achieve! Counting down to the long-awaited event, the Southeast Produce Council (SEPC) has revealed the speakers for the upcoming Southern Innovations, kicking off on September 22–24, 2022.

Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL Commander and New York Times Bestselling Author, will be the keynote speaker at the event. Denver will share riveting perspectives and lessons learned from the battlefield to help teams and individuals perform at higher levels, according to a press release.

The Southern Innovations event will also feature the Southern Roots Reception, with Dan’l Mackey Almy, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DMA Solutions, and Megan Zweig, President of DMA Solutions, as speakers.

The Southeast Produce Council has revealed the speakers for the upcoming Southern Innovations, kicking off on September 22–24, 2022

Speaking during the SEPC University Educational Session I, Leading Today’s Superheroes, is Laura Juarez, Founder and Partner of 10X Leadership Lab. As part of Southern Innovations’ first-ever interactive Leadership Lab, Juarez will share insight on supporting middle-market companies in achieving extraordinary results by aligning with purpose and values, creating strategy that inspires stakeholders, and cultivating thriving cultures and high-performing leadership teams, the release noted.

During the next Educational Session, What’s New from the Consumer View, Anne-Marie Roerink, President of 210 Analytics, will share data-driven perspectives on driving the success of tomorrow based on current consumer shopping behaviors.

Raina Nelson, Chairman of the Board, Southeast Produce Council and President and Chief Executive Officer, Westfalia Fruit Marketing USA“I am absolutely thrilled about our outstanding speaker lineup for Southern Innovations 2022. We have a powerful ensemble of thought leaders and innovators that will inspire attendees to harness creativity and implore innovation,” said Raina Nelson, SEPC Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of Westfalia Fruit Marketing USA. “My chairman’s theme is cultivating superstars for the future of our industry and each speaker was hand-selected to ensure we continue to deliver complementary content. A thriving culture of innovation is a critical element in building for the future; it can be a company’s most powerful competitive edge. You will not want to miss one minute of these entertaining, world-class speakers. They are the leading voices on innovation.”

Click here to read more about each of these speakers.

I can already hear the excitement ramping up for this fast-approaching trade show! For more updates in the lead-up to the event, keep clicking on ANUK.

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The Southeast Produce Council (SEPC) is a member-driven, non-profit association of more than 2,500 leaders from all facets...