Thank you for your support during these challenging times. At this time, the refund period for 2020 Viva Fresh requests has closed. If you did not request a refund, your monies will be applied towards the 2021 Viva Fresh. We look forward to seeing everyone at the Gaylord Texan when Viva Fresh returns next year!

2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

10:00 am – 11:00 am In Bloom: TIPA Women in Produce  River Bend Pavilion
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Golf Tournament Registration Open  Patio behind Golf Clubhouse
1:00 pm Golf Tee-off  Patio behind Golf Clubhouse
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Expo Registration Desk Open  Hotel Lobby, Across from Concierge
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Golf Tournament Awards Ceremony  River Bend Pavilion
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm 19th Hole Celebration  River Bend Pavilion

FRIDAY, MAY 1

Level 2, Ballrooms
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open  Ballroom Level
7:30 am – 8:30 am Meet and Greet Breakfast  Grand Oaks Foyer
8:30 am – 9:30 am Session: What does the science say about plant-based diets, and where should produce fit?  Grand E-F
10:00 am – 11:00 am Session: Seasonality:  What is it?  What does it mean for US & MX suppliers, retailers, and consumers?  Grand C-D
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Keynote Luncheon  Grand Oaks Ballroom
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Session: Specialty Product Mini-Immersion Sessions  Grand A-F
2:00 pm – 6:30 pm Exhibitor Set-up  Exhibit Ballroom
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Aggies for Fresh Reception  High Velocity Sports Bar
Evening Receptions

In case of inclement weather, all outdoor activities scheduled for Event Lawn 1 will move indoors to the Grand Oaks Ballroom.

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Registration Desk Open  Event Lawn 1
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Sponsors VIP Reception –Invitation Only  Event Lawn 1
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Welcome Reception  Event Lawn 1

SATURDAY, MAY 2

7:00 am – 2:00 pm Registration Desk Open  Ballroom Level
7:00 am – 11:00 am Exhibitor Setup  Exhibit Ballroom
9:00 am – 10:45 am Buyer Speed Meeting Sessions – Invitation Only  Wildflower Meeting Rooms
9:15 am – 10:45 am Food Sensory Pop-Up Demo Outside Wildflower Meeting Rooms
11:15 am – 11:30 am Grand Opening Ceremony  Exhibit Ballroom
11:30 am – 4:00 pm Expo Hall Open
Lunch is served during Expo
 Exhibit Ballroom
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Expo Happy Hour – Served on Expo Floor  Exhibit Ballroom