Saturday, July 21, 2018

  10:00 am -  7:00 pm              US Dry Bean Convention Registration
    3:00 pm -  5:00 pm              Sponsor Exhibit Set-Up                             
    5:30 pm -  7:30 pm              Convention Opening Reception

                                              Sunday, July 22, 2018
    8:00 am -   3:00 pm             Registration
    8:00 am -   8:30 am             Regional U.S. Associate Meeting

                                                 RMBDA - Captiva B


    9:30 am                              Business Session I
    9:30 am -   9:45 am             Convention Welcome
                                                Francis Giudici, 2018 USDBC Chair

    9:45 am - 10:00 am             Buhler Inc, Aidin Milani
  10:00 am - 10:45 am             United States Dry Bean Council - Trends in Global Dry Bean Trade
                                                  Rebecca Bratter, Executive Director

  10:45 am - 11:00 am             Imeco, Matteo Agosti

  11:00 am - 12:00 pm             Rebecca Bratter - Trade Wars

  12:00 pm -   1:30 pm            Business Lunch

   1:30  pm -   1:45 pm            Syngenta, Tony Severa

   1:45  pm -   2:00 pm            Hinrichs Trading Company, Phil Hinrichs

   2:00  pm -   3:00 pm            Keynote Speaker:  Steven Ford

                                                 From the White House to Hollywood, How to be the Director of

                                                        your life not just an Extra                                                    6:00  pm - 10:00 pm             Reception and Dinner                                              

                                             Monday, July 23, 2018
    8:00 am -   Shotgun            Golf Tournament, Raptor Bay Golf Club
    8:00 am - 12:30 pm             Everglades Excursion                                               

                                             Tuesday, July 24, 2018
     9:00 am - 12:00 pm            Registration
     9:30 am - 12:00 pm            Business Session II
                                              USDA Dry Bean Statistics
                                              Pea and Lentil Report
                                              New Innovations
                                              Canadian Crop Report
                                              US Crop Report w/ Regional Statistics
  12:00 pm -   2:00 pm             Exhibit Teardown
    6:00 pm -                            Reception
    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm             Banquet & Show
                                                 Comedian – Dwayne Gill

Deadlines
Registration deadline for the convention and to ensure your name is listed in the final convention brochure is May 31, 2018. 


Hotel Room block cut-off date is June 25, 2018.

Advertisement copy must be delivered to us no later than April 30th, 2018.

Contact Gloria Smith for information on Sponsorship Opportunities at:

            USDBC  Toll free: 877-486-BEAN  Voice: 541-295-8499 Fax:  541-255-4019

                                                       Email:  info@usdbc.com 

 


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