Registration for the 72nd NAPMM Annual Conference, to be held April 30-May 3 in Miami, Florida is now open. 


The NAPMM Program Committee has put together a fun-filled four-day program full of opportunities to learn, network, and engage with market professional peers. Again this year, we will welcome wholesale, retail and public market leaders from around the country to participate in industry-related educational and leadership development programming.

The conference agenda will also include site visits to local markets, farms and processing plants, as well as a trip to see state-of-the-art packing and shipping facilities while in operation. A plethora of networking opportunities with industry peers will take place throughout the conference allowing for the opportunity to share experiences, and to discuss issues, challenges, and best practices. Outlined below is a brief conference agenda. 

Click here to download the 2018 Annual Conference brochure with complete conference agenda, speaker information, host hotel information, transportation options, and things to do in the area while visiting. 

All educational sessions will be held at the host hotel, the Miami Hilton Downtown.

This is a conference you don't want to miss, so register today!

Please complete and return printed registration form, along with payment to: NAPMM Conference Registration, PO BOX 1617, Garner, NC 27529.

Special thank you to the Florida Department of Agriculture for hosting our 72nd Annual Conference.

Pre-Conference Tour to Key Largo and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park 

SUNDAY, APRIL 29 • 9am-8pm

Join us as we spend the day exploring the upper keys. We’ll start by visiting local artisan shops as we head to beautiful Islamorada, six keys known for their coral reefs. Lunch includes a Key’s tradition, a stop at Robbie’s, home of the world-famous tarpon feeding! Not only can you enjoy a delicious lunch and signature cocktails, you can hand feed massive tarpon followed by a stroll through open air shops featuring handcrafted souvenirs. The day continues with a trip to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, an undersea park where we will snorkeling over some of the most unique coral reefs and marine life in the US (equipment will be provided). Cap off the day with happy hour in Key Largo before returning to the hotel. This optional tour includes transportation, guide, lunch, snorkeling equipment, and  park entry. Participation is optional and limited to 20 attendees. Buses depart at 9:00am  and return at 8:00pm. $100 per person. You can register for this tour on your conference registration form at the link above.


Reserve Your Room Now for the NAPMM Annual Conference

Located less than one mile from South Beach in an area convenient to Perez Art Museum Miami and the Port of Miami, the 4-star Miami Hilton Downtown will be the host hotel for the 72nd Annual Conference. Discounted rates of $148 per night are available during the conference as well as  3 days before or after. This extended rate is being offered to NAPMM members only and will allow you to enjoy the beautiful Miami spring weather outside of the conference dates. To reserve your room with the exclusive rates, click here.