• NPFDA Fall Meeting 2018

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    Name: NPFDA Fall Meeting 2018
    Date: September 16, 2018 - September 19, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:



    Get ready to build connections and catch up with friends, peers, customers and vendors. Join other Poultry Leaders at the National Poultry & Food Distributors Association Fall Meeting at Clearwater Beach, FL! There will be an abundance of networking opportunities including receptions, banquets and free time for camaraderie and entertaining.

    ​Spend your free time exploring some fun and exciting local venues. Maybe even cruise with a band of Pirates!

    GATHER WITH OLD FRIENDS

    MAKE NEW CONTACTS

    ESTABLISH AND BUILD BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

    All While having fun and learning a thing or two!

    Schedule:

    Sunday, September 16, 2018
    3 PM - Board Meeting – Executive Boardroom
    6 7:30 PM, Reception – Welcome party.
    Dinner is on your own
     
    Monday, September 17, 2018
    8 AM – Breakfast –
    9 AM – Workshop – Member Roundtables. Members will decide what to discuss. By the end of the session, everyone will have had the opportunity to discuss 6 subjects and network with new people. Wrap up on Tuesday.

    Noon - Group Lunch and fun (optional). Calypso Queen Tropical Lunch Cruise includes a buffet lunch and beer, wine and rum punch and Drinks. We will walk across the street and board.
    ​Don't like cruising?
    Afternoon is your own to explore this Perfect Playground!  

    6 PM – Reception followed by the Oh-So-Fun Dine Around

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    8 AM – Breakfast – 
    9 AM – Workshop – Monday wrap up with a twist.

    Noon - Golf At noon, we will take a short ride to the golf course. It will be a short ride back so plenty of time to get ready for dinner.

    NOON -Spouses and Non-Golfers - Spouses and non golfers will reconnect and enjoy the top Activities by Trip Advisor (We are going on their No. 1 adventure Monday!). 
    Afternoon is your own to explore this Perfect Playground! See below. We have picked three of the most popular activities and will provide a Day Pass for the Jolley Trolley!
    6 PM - Sunset Reception and Dinner

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    ​NPFDA Meeting is over, but stay and enjoy one of the "The Beach of Your Dreams" and some of the most beautiful sunsets. Our great room rate is available 3 days before and after our meeting.

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    Join NPFDA and experience a getaway to THE BEST BEACH TOWN in Florida and the NEW Beautiful Wyndham Grand - so much to do! We have great room rates, just $179 King or Double - on the beach. Beautiful views, wonderful rooms, Fabulous Food and close proximity to Pier 60, Shopping, Marina, Site Seeing and Restaurants!!!!  












     

    For more information about The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, go to: https://www.wyndhamclearwaterbeachresort.com
    See you there!

    Fun Activities for Tuesday!
    T​arpon Springs

    Just 45 minutes north of St. Petersburg and found along the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, Tarpon Springs was named for the fish found in abundance in nearby waters. But it also is known as the "sponge capital of the world," and for its 51 miles of waterfront allure. In addition, Tarpon Springs' charming downtown center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors to the Historic District can stroll along brick streets while browsing in art galleries, antiques stores, and specialty shops housed in buildings dating from the late 1800s. For the culturally-minded, the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts and Cultural Centers offer theater, art and historical exhibits, concerts, and other quality programs.

    Dunedin

    Located along the Gulf Coast, just west of Tampa, Dunedin is known for its annual Scottish celebrations and its quaint downtown, among its other allures. One of the oldest towns on the West Coast of Florida, Dunedin has a wooded and subtropical setting with almost four miles of picturesque waterfront, a relaxed lifestyle, and activities for all likes and ages, making Dunedin a truly delightful place to visit. In Dunedin, you will find a charming and active

    John's Pass Village

    With over 100 shops, restaurants and attractions on Madeira Beach, this destination entertains in every way.For a break from the beach, check out John's Pass Village & Boardwalk in Madeira Beach. With more than 100 retailers, restaurants and attractions, your visit here can easily turn into a full day of fun. Shop for classic Florida souvenirs in the tin-roofed village, enjoy seafood and casual fare al fresco, and hit the boardwalk for a view of (or ride on) the water – fishing charters, water sports rentals and cruise boats await.

     
     
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday Lunch (optional, but you'll want to go)!
    Monday Lunch Cruise - only $29 - We will walk the short distance to the marina.  Calypso Queen Tropical Lunch Cruise includes a buffet lunch and beer, wine and rum punch and Drinks. We will walk across the street and board.

    >The Calypso Queen, a 65-foot triple decked ship, specifically designed for cruising in the intracoastal waterways, offers casual sightseeing, luncheon and dinner cruises. This colorfully appointed vessel with a Caribbean theme, boasts 2 dining levels that are enclosed, air-conditioned and contain guest seating. The third level is an open-air deck that serves a variety of functions and provides beautiful views of the passing waterfront. The vessel is complete with restrooms on both dining levels, two full service bars, full service galley and state of the art sound system.
    Contact Information:
    Alina Cooper at Alina@npfda.org or Carol Lanham at Carol@npfda.org
    Fees/Admission:

    Getting There from the Airport-
    ​Airport Transfers -prices to come. Or Rent with Advantage Car Rental and get the NPFDA Discount (Use code:
    CD0943CBC3)
    click on:
    NPFDA DISCOUNT ADVANTAGE RENTAL



    Registration— Members $595  ($625 after 8/15 and rooms may be booked –based on availability!  Don’t get left out!)

    Non-Member Registration—$695 ($725 after 8/15 depending on availability)

    Spouse/Guest (non industry)  -$275 

    Children (under 12 X $50 each) / (12 and over X  125 each) _____


    Golf -$95 –includes boxed lunch, Beverage cart and Transportation
    Rental Clubs—$65

    Monday Lunch Cruise - only $29 - We will walk the short distance to the marina.

    Tuesday Tour - Not golfing? Use your day pass for the Jolly Trolley. Three unique destinations:Tarpon Springs, Dunedin and Johns Pass Village

    See Registration Form or on-line registration to make your selections

     

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