Fresh Summit is the place where relationships are built and nurtured. It's the place to see and be seen; to catch up with old friends and identify new contacts; to chat with an expert who has the exact answer to the challenge you're facing; and for those brand-new to the industry to meet the trailblazers that can influence your careers.

Fresh Summit is the kind of event where you can bump into someone on the show floor or a shuttle bus, in a workshop or a reception and your business may never be the same again. Here are just a few ways to connect with your community:


PMA Foundation Women’s Fresh Perspectives Leadership Breakfast

Zero to Breakthrough™
Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour, America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot, VAI Consulting and Training, LLC

A breakthrough mentality creates a breakthrough life! This inspiring advice is bestowed by Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour and is inherent to this inspiring session. Understand what it takes to unleash the personal leadership power needed to take your life to the next level and learn how to put passion back in your life in order to jump on the path to your dreams. Be inspired by Vernice’s personal story of setbacks, challenges, adventure, success and triumph, as you take an amazing journey through her life experiences and learn from her experience.

To learn more, contact the PMA Foundation at +1 (302) 738-7100

Future-Focused Friday Wrap-up Session & Reception

Connect with your community during the Wrap-up Session & Reception. Use this time to exchange ideas from the day’s sessions.

President's Invitational Reception

A private gathering of produce and floral industry leaders, including PMA and PMA Foundation Boards of Directors, Gold Circle contributors, new member sponsors and new members, and PMA Foundation campaign donors.

To learn more, contact PMA at +1 (302) 738-7100.

PMA Foundation Young Professionals Reception

Mix and mingle with other young professionals, meet industry leaders, develop your own network of connections, and learn more about this dynamic industry. The Young Professional reception provides a networking opportunity to individuals new to the industry, just building their careers.

To learn more, contact the PMA Foundation at +1 (302) 738-7100.

Welcoming Reception

Enjoy good company and great conversation - this reception is full of the energy that will fuel the rest of Fresh Summit. Here, you can connect with the people and personalities that compose this dynamic industry.

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PMA Foundation 5K Race for Talent

You might feel like every day is a race when it comes to finding the very best talent to prepare your company for the future. So why not show your support for talent, by turning out for the 4th Annual PMA Foundation 5K Race for Talent? Proceeds from this event support the PMA Foundation for Industry Talent's mission to attract, develop and retain talent for the produce industry.

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Global Community Reception

Designed to foster business relationships that transcend borders, this reception attracts attendees from throughout the global supply chain. Engage in conversation with acquaintances, new and old, while gaining insight into global trade.

To learn more, please contact PMA at +1 (302) 738-7100.

Floral Networking Reception

The industry's leaders, innovators, and new shining stars all converge for networking, story-sharing, and business-building.

To learn more, please contact PMA at +1 (302) 738-7100.

Food Safety, Technology & Supply Chain Community Reception

Connect with your community of industry leaders to exchange ideas and insight into the latest food safety issues and technological advances that are reshaping the industry and impacting all segments of the supply chain.

To learn more, please contact PMA at +1 (302) 738-7100.


Fresh Summit Closing Party

Join your community for some great food and music Sunday night to celebrate the close of Fresh Summit.

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