At the center of the expo floor, the “PMA Produce Pavilion” is a hub for 28 produce companies to display the latest industry innovations, trends and product available to help grow sales. The PMA Produce Pavilion not only provides an expanded produce presence at the event, but also allows representatives of the entire supply chain to connect with wholesalers and independent grocers—key members of the buying process that aren’t necessarily active in traditional foodservice shows.
PMA’s President and CEO Bryan Silbermann will moderate the breakfast session titled “Fresh Foods: Consumer, Marketplace and Environmental Trends” at 6:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11. Jan DeLyser, PMA’s board chair and VP of marketing for the California Avocado Commission, also will speak during Sunday evening’s opening keynote session, “America’s Debt and Deficit Crisis: Issues and Solutions with Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles.”
The 2013 NGA Show will be held at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Feb. 10-13.