April 29, 2019 – – The Almond Alliance’s 2019 Annual Convention at The Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa gets underway April 30 to May 2, 2019

Almond Alliance’s priority for the 2019 convention is to provide an agenda packed with interactive and informative seminars in the areas of trade, biomass, almond co-products, water, labor laws, pesticide, food safety, regulations and politics. Sessions include:

Wednesday, May 1st:

Biomass and Co-Products Panel – “Expanding markets for hulls and shells: using science and establishing best standards”

Platinum Sponsor  – “California’s Energy Horizon: Disappearing Solar Tax Credits, PG&E Future, and Energy Storage”

Food Safety Panel – “Updates in food safety, enforcement discretions and overall compliance for California almonds.”

Almond Ports and Transportation Panel –“From coast to coast- “how infrastructure updates, labor relations and aflatoxin rejections will impact the industry”

Lunch Keynote Address  -“USDA 2019 Outlook for Agriculture” USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach

Thursday, May 2nd:

Almond Alliance Annual Business Meeting

Labor Law – “2019 Changes to employment law overview- everything you need to know to keep your business in compliance”

Water Panel – “Water overview for 2019: a deep dive into the issues that the industry faces in the year ahead”

Legislation and Policy Panel – “Sacramento and Washington DC Update”

In true Almond Alliance spirit, networking opportunities are abundant at this year’s convention. Social events include receptions, dinners, a casino night, a wine festival and the annual golf and tennis tournaments. Plus, an incredible trade show with exhibitors providing the best equipment and services to the almond industry.

If you have any questions about the convention or interested in sponsorship opportunities please email ahollis@almondalliance.org 

A big THANK YOU to our 2019 Metal and Media Sponsors for their continued support!