2019 NPFDA Fall Meeting

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Sunday, September 15th, 2019 to Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Hotel Indigo
301 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37201-1401
United States
* Registration open until 9/6/19 at 5:00 PM ()EDT)

Event Details



Host Hotel:  Hotel Indigo, 301 Union Street, Nashville, TN 37201. Group rate of $239 will be available until August 26 or the room block fills, whichever comes first.  Please help NPFDA maximize our value to the hotel and avoid costly fees by using the group link ONLY for hotel reservations. Link will be provided after registration in your confirmation email.

NEW!  Sponsorship options are now available by clicking "registration options".

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 in Nashville, Tennessee! In addition to two amazing speakers, there will be an abundance of networking opportunities including receptions, banquets and free time for camaraderie and entertaining.


Sunday, September 15, 2019
Afternoon -  Board Meeting – Executive Boardroom
6 – 7:30 PM, Reception – Welcome party
Dinner is on your own

Monday, September 16, 2019
8 AM – Breakfast 
9 AM – Member Roundtables. Members will decide what to discuss. 

Afternoon:  Free time to explore Nashville.  Free transportation available on Music City Circuit https://www.parkitdowntown.com/getting-around/music-city-circuit
6 PM – Reception followed by the Nashville Dine Around


Tuesday, September 17, 2019
8 AM – Breakfast 
9 AM – Workshop.  Featured Speakers: Bryan Tolar, Tolar Capitol Partners and Former President of Georgia Agribusiness Council and Amit Morey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Auburn University‚Äč
Afternoon - Optional Golf or Country Music Hall of Fame visit.
6 PM – Reception and Golf Awards

Dinner is on your own


Registration— Members $595 ($695 after 8/16 depending on availability)

Non-Member Registration—$695 ($795 after 8/16 depending on availability)

Spouse/Guest (non-industry) -$275 ($375 after 8/16 depending on availability)

Children under 12 - $50 each / 12 and over - $125 each

Golf -$95 (Optional; pricing is tentative)  –includes boxed lunch, Beverage cart and Transportation 
Rental Clubs—$65 (Optional; pricing is tentative)

Tuesday Afternoon Activity (Optional):  Country Music Hall of Fame $30 adults, $18 youth ages 6-12, age 6 and under free

Amit Morey
Amit Morey Assistant Professor Auburn University
Ben Medearis
Ben Medearis Dir Business Development Americold
Bobby Lipson
Bobby Lipson EVP Corporate Procurement & Sales Sherwood Food Distributors
Bruce Henderson
Bruce Henderson Sales Manager Royal Foods Company
Carol Lanham
Carol Lanham Member Services & Development Director NPFDA
Cece Corbin
Cece Corbin Executive Director NPFDA
Chan Windham
Chan Windham Director of Commodity Sales House of Raeford Farms
Glennon Monroe
Glennon Monroe Operations and Administration Columbia Meats
Jeff Paschall
Jeff Paschall VP of Sales Fieldale Farms Corp.
Jim Carpenter
Jim Carpenter Business Development Manager Amick Farms
Joe Dempsey
Joe Dempsey Supremas
Joe Monroe
Joe Monroe General Manager Columbia Meats
Jon Poole
Jon Poole Eastern Quality Foods
Laurie Pate
Laurie Pate President Foodlinx, Inc.
Marci Walker
Marci Walker Director of Corporate Sales Kelly's Foods
Marci Walker
Marci Walker Director of Corporate Sales Kelly's Foods Inc.
Nathan Vaughan
Nathan Vaughan Sales Mar Jac Poultry, Inc
R.E. Butts
R.E. Butts Chief Operating Officer Butts Foods, Inc.
Terry Tolbert
Terry Tolbert VP Supply Chain Execution Keystone Foods, LLC
Tim Rathert
Tim Rathert Sales Quaker Valley Foods, Inc
Walter Cooper
Walter Cooper Claxton Poultry Farms
9 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Cece Corbin
Cece Corbin
Executive Director NPFDA

IMPORTANT: Please complete all parts of your registration at the same time, including sponsorships and other members you may be registering.  If you are unable to do this, please contact the NPFDA staff for assistance and to make changes.