Agenda

Saturday, October 16

7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Convention Registration

Sunday, October 17

7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convention Registration

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Customer Business Meetings
These business appointments, prearranged by attendees, provide opportunities to meet face-to-face. Attendees must be registered to participate in business appointments. Beverages will be available on the meeting room floors.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Café NFRA open
This café-style common area is a central place where attendees gather during breaks to relax and conduct informal business meetings. The NFRA Business Center, located near the Café, will have computers and printers set up so attendees can check their email and print documents between meetings.

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Taste of Excellence
This popular event serves as a grand opening for the Convention, providing attendees with a relaxed environment to network with colleagues while sampling the most innovative and newest products the industry has to offer.

7:30 pm
Evening open for business entertaining

Monday, October 18

7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convention Registration

Alec Ross Headshot7:15 am – 8:45 am
Breakfast Session with Alec Ross, New York Times Best-Selling Author & Former Senior Advisor for Innovation, State Department

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Customer Business Meetings
Café NFRA open

9:00 am – 10:00 am
General Session with IRI’s Larry Levin – State of the Industry

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
NFRA Annual Membership Luncheon featuring the Frozen Food Hall of Fame
This luncheon is the official annual business meeting of the Association where newly elected officers and directors will be installed. NFRA Chairman Joe D’Alberto, Acosta Sales & Marketing, will give an update on the state of the Association.

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception
This relaxed and enjoyable Convention event provides an excellent networking opportunity while celebrating the NFRA membership and their support of our industry.

7:00 pm
Evening open for business entertaining

Tuesday, October 19

7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Convention Registration

jennings_ken27:15 am – 8:45 am
Breakfast Session with Ken Jennings, Greatest Jeopardy! Player of All Time

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Café NFRA open

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Customer Business Meetings

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Awards Luncheon honoring the Golden Penguin Award Winners
This luncheon will honor the 2021 Golden Penguin Award winners. The 2021 Top Marketer Award winners will also be unveiled for the first time.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Customer Business Meetings

5:00 pm
Evening open for business entertaining