Plan Now to Attend the
2018 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
January 30 - February 1, 2018
Hershey Lodge and Convention Center
The Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention has become the premier grower meeting in the Northeast combining three days of six or more concurrent educational sessions with a large industry trade show and numerous networking opportunities - all designed to enable fruit, vegetable and berry growers as well as direct marketers to stay on the cutting edge of their industries. About 2,200 persons from throughout the mid-Atlantic region and beyond gather each year at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center for the Convention. Registration is open to all interested commercial fruit, vegetable and berry growers, direct marketers and allied industry personnel.
Many pesticide applicator update training credits are available to growers attending the sessions. The program covers nearly every aspect of fruit, vegetable, potato, strawberry, bramble, cut flower, greenhouse and wine grape production. Commercial growers should not pass up this terrific educational opportunity. The educational program for the 2018 Convention will be posted in November 2017. Six or more concurrent educational sessions will be offered on all three days of the Convention.
The day before the main Convention opens, growers can choose between a farm market bus tour and several different pre-convention workshops that will be announced in November 2017. The farm market bus tour will visit several different farm markets allowing participants to see other markets and network with fellow farm marketers. The workshops offer a full- or half-day of focused instruction in a given area of interest.
The annual Mid-Atlantic Cider Contest is conducted during the Convention to determine the best cider in the region.
For general information on the Convention program, contact William Troxell, Publicity Coordinator at 717-694-3596 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on exhibiting at the Convention, contact Maureen Irvin, Convention Coordinator at 717-677-4184 or email@example.com.
The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center is located at 325 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.
Future dates for the Mid-Atlantic Convention are as follows:
January 29 to 31, 2019
January 28 to 30, 2020
February 2 to 4, 2021
February 1 to 3, 2022