2014 OPGMA Congress


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In today’s tough marketplace, you need every advantage to ensure your company’s success. The OPGMA Congress provides access to the answers you need to today’s business challenges. Learn new concepts and techniques to grow your business, get market insights, network with your peers, and discover new business opportunities. Find everything you need for your business in one easy place. The OPGMA Congress has one purpose: to help you succeed.

Trade Show – Everything You Need for Your Business
Everything you need for your business in one easy-to-navigate location. Leading industry suppliers will be showcasing products and services to make your business more successful. This is a great opportunity to see what’s new, compare products, and find the right solutions for you and your company.

The exhibit hall is located in the Kalahari Convention Center. 

Monday, January 20      4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 21      9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Special Events

Monday, January 20      10 – 11:15 a.m.       Keynote Presentation & Annual Meeting: Fresh Produce Trends
Monday, January 20      4:30 – 6:30 p.m.      OPGMA Congress Reception with Exhibitors   
Tuesday, January 22      5 – 6:30 p.m.      OPGMA Congress Reception with Exhibitors


The OPGMA Congress will be held at the Kalahari Convention Center, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870; www.kalahariresort.com.

First time at the Kalahari Convention Center? Find out for yourself why OPGMA Congress attendees love coming here. It’s easy to get to and offers plenty of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. This is the perfect location for a family vacation because the Kalahari has many fun activities for the entire family including its famous Waterpark.

Hotel Reservations
A special rate of $114 for a Standard King or 2 Queens (1-4 persons) is available to 2014 attendees and includes up to 4 passes to the Kalahari Waterpark per room per overnight stay ($144 value). To take advantage of this special rate, reservations must be made by calling 877-525-2427 on or before Monday, December 30, 2013. Please ask for the Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association room block. Reservations made after this date will be accepted based on availability and may be at a higher rate.


Full Conference Registration Pricing

   Member by 1/13   Member After 1/13   Non-Member
Full Conference Registration    $130     $150   $180
Additional Registrant from the Same Company    $60     $80   $110
Full Conference Educator    $65     $75   $75
Full Conference Student    $65     $40   $40

Trade Show Only Pricing

   Member by 1/13   Member After 1/13   Non-Member
Monday & Tuesday Trade Show   $25    $35    $45 

Special Events

   Member by 1/13   Member After 1/13   Non-Member
The Power of Merchandising Workshop   $50   $60    $70
Food Safety & OPMA Sessions Only   No Charge    No Charge   No Charge


You missed the discounted registration pricing, but can still attend by
registering on-site at the Kalahari.