Organic Produce Summit Opens General Attendee Registration
MONTEREY, CA - Mark your calendars, folks! The 4th annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS) will be upon us before you know it, and lucky for you all—registration is now open on the OPS website. Dedicated exclusively to bringing together organic fresh produce growers and shippers with the buy-side, the event is slated for July 10th through the 11th at the Monterey Conference Center on the Central Coast.
“The response from the organic community has been phenomenal as we enter our fourth year of OPS. We’re grateful for the support our sponsors and the retail and buying communities have shown for OPS and look forward to making OPS 2019 the best ever,” said Susan Canales, President. “We are finalizing the educational sessions and have a great lineup of keynote presentations scheduled. Combined with a sold-out trade show, we’ll have an energetic two days of information, education, and networking for over 1,500 attendees.”
Stay tuned, as OPS will be announcing two of the event’s Keynote presenters next, along with the finalized educational sessions in the coming weeks.
Looking for a little taste of this year’s event? Among the sessions for OPS 2019 are:
- Organic Fresh Produce across the Globe (Part I and II)
- Food Waste — Saving Money and the Environment
- Organic Data Studies
- The Role of Wholesalers and Distributors in the Organic Supply Chain
- Organic Meals at Retail
Educational breakout sessions, keynote presentations, and a sold-out exhibit floor featuring 140 producers of organic fresh produce will abound. Retail and buying organizations also have the opportunity to visit one of four scheduled field tours featuring the nation's largest producers of organic fresh fruits and vegetables, according to a press release.
On top of that, OPS is offering approved retailers and buying organizations complimentary registration which includes admission to all OPS activities and events including opening reception, field tours, educational sessions, keynote presentations, and the celebrated trade show itself. And, if the field tours are on your list, retailers, OPS are offering up to three nights of complimentary accommodations.
Calendar marked? Check. Now, let’s keep an ear to the ground as OPS reveals the excitement to come.