In partnership with West Coast Nut, the 2024 WAPA Annual Meeting & Trade Show will be held at the beautiful Monterey Convention Center and Monterey Marriott Hotel, June 12-14, 2024.

Our annual meeting is an opportunity to socialize and network within our business community. Meeting highlights include Trade Show, Networking, Annual Golf Tournament, Membership Dinner, a robust discussion on Hot Topic Industry Issues, and more.

We also hope that you will consider sponsorship of the 2024 WAPA Annual Meeting & Trade Show. Sponsors will be prominently recognized throughout the event, in promotional materials. The Annual Meeting also provides sponsors a unique opportunity to network with key industry professionals.

We look forward to seeing you!

Roger and the team at
Western Agricultural Processors Association
1785 N. Fine Avenue
Fresno, CA 93727
(559) 455-9272

Refund Policy: No Refunds after June 1st

Monterey Convention Center and Marriott Hotel
1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA, USA
Date & Time
June 12, 2024, 5:30 PM to June 14, 2024 
Conference Schedule
Wednesday, june 12
Location - Stevenson Terrace

5:30 pm          Welcoming Reception

7:00 pm          Dinner "On Your Own"

THURSday, june 13
Golf Tournament Location - Bayonet Golf Course, Seaside

9:00 am            WAPA Golf Tournament

Monterey Conference Center - Serra Ballroom

11:00 am          Exhibitor Set-up Begins

4:00 pm            Exhibits Open

5:00 pm            WAPA Annual Meeting Reception

6:30 pm            WAPA Annual Meeting Dinner

6:30 pm            Welcome - Pat Andersen, Chairman, WAPA

6:40 pm            West Coast Nut Welcome
                           Jason Scott, Owner, WCN

6:45 pm            Dinner 

7:30 pm            Entertainment - "The Killer Dueling Pianos"

9:30 pm            Evening Wrap-up & Closing Remarks
                           Pat Andersen, Chairman, WAPA

june 14
Monterey Conference Center - Serra Ballroom

7:30 am          Exhibit Opening

8:00 am          Welcome and Introductions - Pat Andersen, Chair, WAPA
                         Breakfast is Served

8:10 am          Breakfast Conference Sponsor Comments - George Gough, Bayer Crop Science

8:20 am          WAPA Financial Report - Todd Landry, Spafford & Landry

8:30 am          Breakfast Keynote Speaker -  Dr. James Gorny, Senior Science Advisor for Produce Safety, CFSAN, FDA

9:00 am          Sacramento Update - Problem Solvers Caucus
                         > Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil
                         > Assemblyman Juan Alanis

9:40 am           ***Break & Exhibits*** (Serra Ballroom)

10:30 am        Economic Outlook for Tree Nuts - Roland Fumasi, Head of RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness for                                       North America

11:10 am        Regulatory and Legislative Update
                         WAPA Staff: Priscilla Rodgriguez, Assistant Vice President; Christopher McGlothlin, Director of                                             Technical Services; President/CEO Roger A. Isom

11:55 am        Board Actions and Closing Remarks
                         Patrick Andersen, Chair

12:00 pm        Adjourn

Dinner Entertainment
At the Thursday night dinner, The Killer Dueling Pianos will be the headline entertainment!  There will be lots of fun and excitement. Come enjoy the fun with us!
Exclusive Sponsors
General Sponsors
Golf Sponsors
Golf Hole Sponsors
DEADLINE EXTENDED! Please make your hotel reservations with Monterey Marriott by May 20, 2024.  Please mention that you are with the WAPA Annual Meeting, to ensure the Association's special room rate and space availability. The group's rate of $265 per night is available to extend through the weekend.

Reservations: 1-877-901-6632
Group rate code: WAPA Annual Meeting
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 Join us June 12-14, 2024
We look forward to hosting you!

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