PTNPA Convention 2019
January 18 to 21
Renaissance Indian Wells

Schedule

10am – 5pm
PTNPA Help and Info Desk
Main Lobby
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Exhibit Booths Open
Crystal Ballroom
5:30pm – 7:30pm
80s Throwback Cocktail Tasting Reception with Exhibitors
Crystal Ballroom
7pm – 10pm
Friday Night Dinner Outing
Must Register in advance; Meet in Lobby
7am – 2pm
Golf Tournament at Indian Wells Golf Resort
Must register in advance
8am – 12pm
PTNPA Help and Info Desk
Main Lobby
8:30am
Charity Nut Run
Must register in advance; Meet at Rose Lawn; Packet Pickup Begins at 7am
8:30am
Tennis Tournament
Must register in advance; Meet at Resort Tennis Courts
12pm – 3pm
Celebrity Home Tour Outing
Must Register in advance; Meet in Lobby
2pm – 5pm
PTNPA Help and Info Desk
Crystal Foyer
3pm – 6pm
80th Anniversary Portrait Studio Open – Get Your PTNPA “Yearbook” Photo!
Stop by for your complimentary professional headshot
Crystal Ballroom
3:30pm – 6pm
Exhibit Booths Open
Crystal Ballroom
4pm – 6pm
Annual PTNPA Business Meeting and Keynote Speaker
Crystal Ballroom
6:30pm – 8:30pm
80th Anniversary Welcome Reception (Dinner on Own)
Cascade Landing
8am – 12pm
Exhibit Booths Open- Breakfast, Coffee and Refreshments
Crystal Ballroom
8am – 5pm
80th Anniversary Portrait Studio Open – Get Your PTNPA “Yearbook” Photo!
Stop by for your complimentary professional headshot
Crystal Ballroom
8:30am – 11:30am
PTNPA Help and Info Desk
Crystal Foyer
8:30am – 12pm
General Session and Commodity Workshops
Crystal Ballroom
8:30am – 9:30am
The Economy - 2019 Outlook: Scott Clemons, Brown Brothers Harriman
Crystal Ballroom
9:30am – 10:30am
Close Look at Capitol Hill - Our Industry and Advocacy
Crystal Ballroom
10:30am – 12pm
Commodity Workshops: More Details
Almonds: Bill Morecraft, Blue Diamond Growers
Brazils: TBD, The Richard Franco Agency, Inc.
Hazelnuts: Michael Severeid, Willamette Hazelnut
Pecans: Dan Zedan, Nature's Finest Foods Ltd.
11:30am – 1:30pm
Sunday Brunch
Rose Lawn
TBD
Football Party- Viewing of 3rd Game of NFL Divisional Round
Stir Lounge
6pm – 7pm
PTNPA Industry Affiliate Member VIP Reception
Rhodes A&B
9pm
80th Anniversary – 1980s Iconic Movie Showing
Vote via the app for your favorite ‘80s movie to be played
Movie Theatre on Lobby Level
8am – 12:30pm
Exhibit Booths Open- Breakfast, Coffee and Refreshments
Crystal Ballroom
8am – 12:30pm
80th Anniversary Portrait Studio Open – Get Your PTNPA “Yearbook” Photo!
Stop by for your complimentary professional headshot
Crystal Ballroom
8:30am – 12:30pm
PTNPA Help and Info Desk
Crystal Foyer
8:30am – 12:30pm
General Session and Commodity Workshops
Crystal Ballroom
8:30am – 9:30am
Washington Update: Martin Hahn, Hogan Lovells
Crystal Ballroom
9:30am – 10:30am
Innovation in Ag and Modern Nut Industry Farming
Crystal Ballroom
10:30am – 12:30pm
Commodity Workshops: More Details
Peanuts: Jamie Brown, Olam Edible Nuts
Cashews: Marc Rosenblatt, The Richard Franco Agency, Inc.
Macadamias: Adam Green, The Hemisphere Group
Walnuts: Mike Poindexter, Poindexter Nut Company
Black Walnuts: Brian Hammons, Hammons Black Walnuts
Sunflowers: TBD
Pistachios: Michael Hohmann, Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds
1pm
PTNPA Technical Committee Meeting
Lobby Bar
1pm – 4:30pm
Desert Jeep Tour Outing
Must Register in advance; Meet in Lobby
6:30pm – 11pm
80th Anniversary Finale Reception, Dinner, Entertainment & Dancing! 
Recommended Attire: 1980s Throwback, "Look Like the 80s" Costume Contest
Esmeralda Foyer and Ballroom