Fresh produce and floral professionals from across the supply chain and around the world will gather during the 2016 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Connections World Tour. The tour will kick off in Shanghai, China in March and end in Santiago, Chile in November. Overall, the tour includes stops in five of the seven continents of the world: North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Many event locations feature an exposition alongside the conference for industry members to showcase their products and solutions. Attendees will also discuss new market trends and fresh ideas with industry experts and learn about current industry-related topics, issues and solutions.
“Fresh Connections events are unique opportunities for our members to have face-to-face discussions with other professionals and experts about the industry,” said PMA Chairman Russ Mounce. “The Fresh Connections World Tour allows our members to connect with old friends while developing new relationships to improve their businesses.”
The tour features nine stops including:
Shanghai, China (Fresh Connections: China) – March 17
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Fresh Connections: Retail) – April 5, 6
Leon, GTO, Mexico (Fresh Connections: Mexico) – May 11, 12
Brisbane, Australia (Fresh Connections: Australia-New Zealand) – May 17, 19
Anaheim, California, U.S. (Fresh Connections: Floral Anaheim) – June 9
Miami, Florida, U.S. (Fresh Connections: Floral Miami) – July 14
Pretoria, South Africa (Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference & Expo) – August 17, 18
São Paulo, Brazil (Fresh Connections: Brazil) August 18
Santiago, Chile (PMA Fruittrade Latin America) November 9, 10
Learn more about the upcoming PMA Fresh Connections, and see what else PMA has to offer at www.pma.com/events.
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is the leading trade association representing companies from every segment of the global produce and floral supply chain. PMA helps members grow by providing connections that expand business opportunities and increase sales and consumption.