Fresh Produce Association of The Americas
Fresh Produce Association of the Americas


Thursday, November 3, 2016

10:00am-4:00pm Registration -At Otero House. Tubac Golf Resort

12:00pm-3:00pm Lunch Educational Sessions -In the Chapel, Tubac Golf Resort.

12:00pm-12:45pm Focus on Food Safety - Focus on Food Safety - What kind of food safety training and certifications will your company need to comply with FSMA? Depending on the nature of your supply chain, you may have different food safety compliance needs than your competitors. Learn which types of food safety trainings will be most relevant for your company.            

1:00 pm - 1:45pm Keynote Speaker Our convention kicks off with the ispirational talk of the fantastic Dede Murcer Moffett, Speaker/Author of the book; SNAP Yes The Art of Seeing New Achievable Possibilties in Business and Life.  

2:00 pm - 3:00pm  2016-17 Season Kickoff - Discover trends in the import industry when FPAA reveals its new Import Report, with statistics showing which items are gaining and losing in the market. Plus, a panel of growers will give their take on the coming 2016-17 season. 

4:00 pm - 6:00pm Syngenta/Monsanto Reception

6:00pm-11:30pm Opening Fiesta and Networking Event. Tubac Golf Resort, Geronimo Ball Room and Scenic Outside Patio.  Join friends and colleagues, enjoying a fun evening of food, entertainment, and hospitality, featuring the sounds of Flamenco rock band, Tesoro.

Friday, November 4, 2016

8:15am - 9:15am Golf Registration Round #1 Tubac Golf Resort and Spa.

9:30am Shotgun Start

11:00am-2:00pm Culinary Showcase at the chapel * New this year

2:00pm - 5:00pm Helicopter Rides over the Nogales Warehouse Districts, the Mariposa Port of Entry, and the MMT Observatory in the Santa Rita Mountains. 

6:30pm -10:30pm* Gala Event and "Pillars of the FPAA" Awards Ceremony, Geronimo Ballroom.  The gala event will feature a reception, elegant sit-down dinner, dancing, entertainment and the "Pillars of the FPAA" recognition award ceremony, the Salad Bar Program presentation continues providing this year to two schools from the NUSD, raffles, and lots of fun!

Saturday, November 5, 2016


7:00am - 7:45am Packet Pickup for 5K Run/Walk.  Tubac Golf Resort near the Pro Shop.

*NEW THIS YEAR!*  8:00am - 9:00am 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Children Run Starting near the Pro Shop


9:00am - 9:45am Golf   Registration and Breakfast / Round #2. Canoa Ranch in Green Valley. 

10:00am Shotgun Start. Includes a great BBQ lunch during the awards ceremony at the end of the round.

3:30pm Conclusion of the 48th Nogales Produce Convention and Golf Tournament