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      September 3, 2019

      Tuesday  11:00 AM

      280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
      Naples, Florida 34108

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      44th Annual Tomato Conference

      SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES The Florida Tomato Committee and the Florida Tomato Exchange will hold their Annual Tomato Conference September 3-5, 2019, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Beach Resort, Naples, Florida.  This year’s schedule and sponsorship opportunities will be slightly different than past years.  Schedule We will be forgoing the banquet dinner this year, but we will still have two cocktail receptions. The newly renovated Ritz-Carlton’s various restaurants offer great opportunities for growers and their suppliers to connect over lunch or dinner before the upcoming season. Here is a basic overview of the schedule:  Tuesday, September 3 Arrive to the hotel Welcome Reception (5:00 to 6:30 pm) Dinner on your own Wednesday, September 4 Tomato Institute (9:00 to 4:00 pm) Ladies bingo (10:00 to noon) Lunch on your own Sponsors’ Reception (5:00 to 6:30 pm) Dinner on your own Thursday, September 5 FTC Public Meeting (9:30 to 11:30) Industry Lunch (11:45 to 1:00) Food Safety Workshop (1:30 to 5:30 pm) Dinner on your own  Sponsorship  This year’s Tomato Conference will have two sponsorship levels:  Beefsteak = $2,500 Name recognition in industry publication ads following the conference Free registration* for sponsor employees and spouses attending the Tomato Institute Free registration** for sponsor employees and spouses attending the receptions Preferential room accommodations upon request Priority status for New Product presentations at the Tomato Institute (presentation opportunities will be based on a first-come, first-serve basis among Beefsteak sponsors) Roma = $1,000 Name recognition throughout the conference and printed materials Name recognition in industry publication ads following the conference Free registration* for sponsor employees and spouses attending the Tomato Institute Free registration** for sponsor employees and spouses attending the receptions   * There will be a $200 price per person to attend the Tomato Institute. The price will be waived for sponsors, tomato growers, and University of Florida personnel.  ** There will be a $50 price per person for each of the receptions. The price will be waived for sponsors, tomato growers, and University of Florida personnel.  To continue your ongoing support of the Florida tomato industry, please visit our website at www.floridatomatoes.org or email Diana Hester at diana@floridatomatoes.org for the 2019 Sponsorship pledge.    

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