International Fresh Produce Association Details Washington Conference Events and Speakers; Robert Guenther Shares
WASHINGTON, DC - September 12–15 marks the International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) Washington Conference. The event will be packed to the brim with advocacy, collaboration, and valuable education aimed toward preparing attendees for influencing the policies and perceptions of produce and floral on Capitol Hill and around Washington, DC.
“Congress is actively considering so many issues critical to the fresh sector,” said Robert Guenther, IFPA’s Chief Public Policy Officer. “The Washington Conference is the perfect forum for meaningful engagement because it will empower attendees to amplify IFPA priorities on the Hill and with the Administration.”
From inspiring keynote speakers to dynamic celebrations highlighting best of fresh produce and floral to the March on Capitol Hill, the Washington Conference is a premier annual policy event that plays a key role in shaping the future of the industry, a press release explained.
The 2023 Washington Conference will include the following impactful events:
- Women's Fresh Perspectives Reception and Welcome Reception
- 2023 State of the Fresh Nation
- Focus on Fresh: 2023 Policy Priorities
- Coffee with the Chairs and 2024 Election Preview
- March on Capitol Hill and Briefing at the White House
- International Trade Forum
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Forum with Fresh Produce
Several influential speakers will also bring valuable insights to attendees during Friday’s events. For a detailed look at each exciting feature of the upcoming conference, click here.
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