News Release

November 30, 2016

AgPLUS’ Workforce Summit to kick-off 2017 Food Processing Expo

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Central Valley AgPLUS in partnership with the California League of Food Processors, will host the Food Processing Workforce Summit on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

The event will be held at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel from 8am to 4pm in the Camelia Room. Speakers and panelists from all four regions of AgPLUS will discuss issues and developments for the Central Valley’s food processing workforce. Speakers include Tim Rainey, Executive Director of California Workforce Investment Board and Van Ton-Quinlivan, Vice Chancellor for Workforce and Economic Development at California Community Colleges.

The Summit coincides with the 2017 Sacramento Food Processing Expo that will be held on February 8-9, 2017. The Expo is the largest tradeshow in California devoted exclusively to food processing and features over 260 exhibitors and past attendance of more than 2600 attendees ( Early bird registration for the Food Processing Workforce Summit will end December 2 and includes complimentary entrance into the Food Processing Expo. To view the Summit’s agenda, click HERE. To register for the Summit, click HERE.


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