Being United Makes All The Difference

Welcome to United Fresh 

Renew Membership

United re-Fresh Experience

Sign-up for our newsletter

2010 Produce Executive Development Program

Sunday, March 14 (12am) - Friday, March 19, 2010 (1am US/Eastern)
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

My Meetings

Invest in Yourself, Your Business, Your Success

Today's turbulent business climate calls for thoughtful and decisive executive leadership. Successful executives know that to excel in today's competitive industry, they must stay on top of the latest business trends, master the skills to navigate economic challenges and learn effective tools to advance their companies.

That's where the United Fresh Produce Executive Development Program comes in. Developed in partnership with the esteemed Cornell University Food Industry Management Program, the Produce Executive Development Program brings world-class Ivy League education directly to the produce industry.

Designed for produce executives interested in achieving a competitive edge, this five-day course is the premier forum for industry leaders to sharpen their executive skill set. The Produce Executive Development Program takes participants through a unique learning experience characterized by cutting-edge theory, industry best practices and thought-provoking discussions about critical business issues affecting the global produce industry.

Related Files:

Program Brochure
Schedule of Events

Registration Includes:

Tuition for the five-day Produce Executive Development Program includes FIVE nights lodging at the Statler Hotel, all classroom sessions and materials, tours, lunches, several special dinners, completion certificate and group photo.

Who Should Attend:

This program is designed for mid to senior-level produce executives, including Presidents, CEOs, Sr. Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors and others with management experience. More important than job title, however, are job responsibilities. If you are in a leadership position, under consideration for a leadership position, or involved in your company's strategic planning and execution, this course is for you.

Meeting Attire:

Business Casual

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 03/12/2010
Name Price Available To
Member $5,500.00   Produce Company
Produce Company (International)
Retail-Foodservice (International)
Allied Company - Equipment, Products & Services
Allied Company - Equipment, P&S (Intl)
Allied Association
Allied Association (International)
Non-Member $8,500.00   NonMember

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Cancellations received before January 15, 2010 will be issued a full refund. Cancellations received between January 15 and February 15, 2010 will be issued an 80% refund. Due to the limited size and unique nature of this program, no refunds will be made for cancellations received after February 15, 2010. Tuition fees are non-transferable to future courses.

If an applicant finds it necessary to withdraw from the program, the sponsoring company may send a qualified replacement. Since the course features personalized assessment tools, attendee substitutions must be received no later than February 15, 2010.

General Hotel Information:

Your tuition includes accommodations for five nights at the Statler Hotel, a 150-room hotel located in the center of the Cornell campus. The Statler Hotel provides first-class accommodations, dining and amenities, as well as state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities.

Upon registration, hotel reservations will be made for you at the Statler Hotel for the nights of Sunday, March 14 Thursday, March 18, 2010.

Travel Information:

Cornell University is located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Jet service to/from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport in Ithaca, New York, is provided by US Airways and Northwest Airlines. This modern airport is located only 10 minutes from the Cornell University campus.

Participants may also fly into the Syracuse Hancock International Airport in Syracuse, New York. This airport, which is serviced by several major airlines, is located approximately 75 miles from Ithaca. Transportation to the Cornell University campus can be arranged by shuttle service or by car rental.

For more information please contact:

Julie Jacocks