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What are the date, time and location of the conference?
WEDNESDAY, November 29, 2022 from 7:00 am — 4:30 pm,
at the New York Hilton Grand Ballroom Suite (Third Floor)
Who should attend the conference?
International traders of fruits and vegetables, from seed manufacturers to retailers and foodservice operators/distributors … from government agencies to marketing boards … from novice in import and export to the most experienced in shipping produce to or from the US … this conference is for you.
What are the benefits of attending?
Participants from years past have come away with glowing reviews and recommendations for future events. You can expect a full day’s worth of information gleaned from the best minds in the international trade of fruits and vegetables.
How much would I be able to participate?
All of the sessions involve audience participation, and there are ample opportunities to further discuss areas of interest with panel members, keynoters and fellow attendees. Many audience members, who have contributed valuable comments during the symposium, have been asked to return as panelists the following year.
What information would I receive that would be helpful to my business?
You will hear first-hand accounts from major players in international trade about:
- the process of aligning supply chains to provide year-round product,
- how export markets are developed
- what challenges must be overcome in order to ship produce around the world.
You will also learn about the major trends affecting future sales and marketing of fruits and vegetables in different parts of the world.
What sponsorships are available and what do we receive as a sponsor?
No matter what your level of sponsorship, your company will be recognized throughout the Global Trade Symposium. Every sponsor receives signage in all GTS and New York Produce Show and Conference literature, signage throughout the facility, recognition by our host, Jim Prevor, and in some cases, an opportunity to address participants either through a 3-minute video or speech.
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