NC Ports Cold Chain Summit – Wed., Sept. 26
COLD GATEWAYS EXPANSION – FARM TO TABLE & BEYOND
Where: Wilmington Convention Center located at 515 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Who Should Attend: Attendees will include farmers and other food producers, food manufacturers, fresh processors, wholesalers, distributors and retailers, and all parties throughout the supply chain who specialize in refrigerated transportation services from local to state to global needs.
Join NC Ports for the second annual Cold Chain Summit: Cold Gateways Expansion – Farm to Table & Beyond. We’re bringing together key industry leaders in historic Wilmington for a day-long program to discuss current markets, migration and patterns, consumer behavior and environmental impacts, among other vital cold chain topics. The summit will feature a keynote address as well as three panel discussions.
At the 2018 Cold Chain Summit, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with peers serving the perishables industry. It is a one-stop-shop for education and business-to-business networking for the global cold chain industry.
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. NC Ports Overview and Future Plans with Brian Clark, NC Ports COO
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – Noon Panel I: Grow It, Harvest It, Ship It
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Plated Lunch with Keynote Address
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Panel II: Homegrown North Carolina
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Panel III: Movers and Shakers: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
4:15 – 6:00 p.m. Evening Reception sponsored by Marine Repair Services – Container Maintenance Corporation