59th Annual NAPMM Conference
The 59th Annual National Association of Produce Market Manager's Conference was held on April 28-May 2, 2005 in Rochester, NY and hosted by the Rochester Public Market and Genesee Regional Market Authority.
Listed below are some of the presentations that were given at the conference.
A Market Reborn - The amazing story of the rennovation of the Central NY Regional Market (information to follow)
Presented by Ben Vitale, Executive Director.
Coming to a Market Near You - Fresh Flavorful Produce
Keynote Speaker: Ruth A. Moore, First Deputy Commissioner NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Developing a Strategic Plan for Your Market-A Road Map for the Future
Strategic Plan Matrix
Presented by Paul Mastrodonato, President, Nonprofit Works, Rochester, NY.
How to Avoid Insurance Coverage Surprises
Presented by Timothy J. McNelly, Account Executive, Brown and Brown of New York.
NAPMM/USDA Capital Improvement Project (information to follow)
Presented by Greg Grajewski, USDA.
Overview of USDA Market Support Division Projects
Presented by Fidel Delgado, Architect.
Part 1 - Broadway Market & Mississippi Farmers Market
Part 2 - FL Wholesale Market Facilities & Ft Pierce State Farmers Market
Part 3 - Phoenix Public Market
Part 4 - Portland Public Market
Rapid Market Assessment for Rochester Public Market
Presented by University of Rochester, Department of Anthropology, Market Research Class.
Update: Planning for the Future of Wholesale Markets (information to follow)
Presented by Don Darnall, Executive Director, Maryland Food Terminal.
Slide Show -- Click on each link below to view pictures from the Rochester Conference.
Attendees at Conference
Rochester Public Market
Rochester Conference Tours
Rochester Awards Dinner