IFPA previews the first Global Produce & Floral Show – Produce Blue Book


Newark, DE and Washington, DC – The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) BB#:378962 officially launched The world fair for products and flowers.

The show will take place October 27-29 in Orlando, Florida. Registration and hotel reservations are open, and there are still opportunities to join the show.

“The Global Produce & Floral Show is not a new name for a familiar event,” said IFPA CEO Cathy Burns. “When we brought together the two most influential associations in our industry to create a new organization, it wasn’t just about doing more, it was about transforming the industry. The Global Produce & Floral Show will be the epicenter of innovation and industry connection, and will be where the voice of our industry is galvanized to address the challenges we face and seize the opportunities that arise. offer to us.

The Global Produce & Floral Show will be three days where the entire global produce and flower supply chains will come together to share innovative solutions, network with purpose and hear from global leaders and experts.

The show features the largest exhibition of products and flowers, and this year the exhibition will open early for the business solution segment. This section will include the Food Safety & Tech X-Change and FutureTEC pavilions, showcasing attendees the latest products and services from leading innovators, entrepreneurs and new exhibitors.

An early opening for this segment means many don’t have to divide their time between finding solutions for their business and showing up on their own stands.

“As the first-ever Global Produce & Floral Show, this event will go down in industry history,” said Denise Junqueiro, co-chair of the Global Produce & Floral Show Committee. “The show sets the tone for how the industry is moving forward, and we all look forward to a very dynamic future. There will be new experiences, new connections and new sources of inspiration for everyone. world across the entire fresh produce and flower supply chain.(When I say our speakers are changing the world, I mean it.) I’m excited to share more about the show and look forward to us Let’s all make it awesome!”

Burns will lead one of the general sessions at the show, sharing his perspective on the state of the industry. This session is always an industry highlight, showcasing emerging innovations, consumer trends and more. Although our industry is facing great disruption, there is no longer a critical time to review industry trends based on data.

The Global Produce & Floral Show will feature countless ways to network, including initiatives such as the Communications Conclave, a dedicated session for IFPA member PR and communications professionals who power our industry’s voice with consumers and professionals.

The show will be a place for members of the industry to not only start their own business, but also to contribute to the work we all do for the world. The schedule, travel and hotel information, and registration are available on the event website: https://www.freshproduce.com/events/the-global-produce-and-floral-show/.

About the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA)

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is the largest and most diverse international association serving the entire fresh and floral produce supply chain and the only one to seamlessly integrate advocacy globally and industry support. We exist to bring the industry together to create a vibrant future for all. We increase the prosperity of our members by carrying out advocacy actions; connecting people and ideas; and offer guidance that empowers us all to act with determination and confidence. Although IFPA builds on the legacy of the United Fresh and Produce Marketing Association, it’s not just a combination. It’s transformational. Recognizing that the industry needed an even more powerful and unified voice, the leaders of the former United Fresh and Produce Marketing Association chose not to merge, but rather to create an entirely new organization to replace their organizations, to from January 1, 2022.


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