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Texas Produce Conference features labor discussions

Game changing factors for Texas produce featured during annual TPPA conference. Labor issues will be on the agenda. Convention Expo features latest in goods and services.

Game changing factors for Texas produce, including labor issues, will be featured during the annual Texas Produce conference August 15-17 at the San Antonio Grand Hyatt.

The conference, sponsored by the Texas Produce Association gets underway with registration at 8 a.m. august 15. The annual golf tournament is also scheduled to the 15thand will be held at the Quarry golf club.

The tentative schedule (subject to change) is:

Wednesday, August 15

8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Golf Tournament at Quarry Golf Club

8:00 a.m. – 4:30p.m. Registration and information desk open

5:00p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Opening night reception at Pat O’Brien’s

Thursday, August 16

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration and information desk open

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and Expo

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Game Changers for Texas Produce

12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote luncheon

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Expo and break

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. It isn’t your grandfather’s Mexico—a new look at labor

6:00- p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Happy hour

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Casino Night

Friday, August 17

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration and information desk open

8:30 a.m. – 10:00a.m. Awards breakfast

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Expo

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Board meeting (TPA/TVA)

An industry expo will feature the latest in fruit and vegetable products and services. Companies or agencies interested in exhibiting may download an exhibit service kit for more information.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.  TPPA also welcomes donations for the Silent Auction, which coincides with Casino Night. For more information on registration, exhibits or sponsorship call Lily Garcia at 956-581-8632 or email lilygarcia@msn.com. Also check www.texasproduceassociation.com.

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