Business should be a pleasure… so pack up your briefcase, your sunscreen, your golf clubs, and come to the most invigorating event on the West Coast. On May 11-12, 2018 The Packer will once again connect the world of produce with the West Coast buying community of retailers, food service professionals, and distributors. In this regional event serving the entire west coast, participants will have the opportunity to interact and unwind with the most influential produce industry experts in a professional, yet casual and fun environment.
The two-day event will include regionally targeted educational sessions, field tours through the fertile Coachella valley, exceptional entertainment, energetic networking receptions, a full expo featuring over 150 leading produce suppliers, and a world class golf event to kick off the conference. All of this in the spectacular setting of the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA.
Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to relax, unwind and make everlasting business connections.
The produce industry has demonstrated a significant interest in engaging buyers and sellers at regional events. These events have become popular because of the limited investment of time and money required for participation, the depth of conversation created in a more intimate atmosphere, and the regional focus.
West Coast Produce is designed for retail executives, produce executives and managers, foodservice managers, produce distributors and wholesalers, specialty food retailers, and buyers of produce from any industry.
Companies participating in West Coast Produce will include growers, suppliers, wholesalers, and distributors of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and floral. Also included will be packaging and labeling supplies and equipment, produce handling and storage equipment, displays and shelving, shipping and logistics organizations.