The Florida Blueberry Growers Association SPRING FIELD DAY will be held Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at the University of Florida-IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm in Citra, FL. The day will consist of four (4) different presentation blocks ending with a group lunch as well as the opportunity to visit with 20 vendors to the blueberry industry.
Lunch is included in your paid registration and will be provided by Cowboyz Bar B Que and Catering of Gainesville, FL. (Name badge/lanyard will be used as your meal ticket.)
Pre-Paid Registration/Members only – $25 (thru March 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm)
Day-Of Registrations/Non-Members – $50 (after 5:01pm on March 2, 2018)
The “Pre-Paid & Day of Registration” desk will be open from 7:30 to 8:30 am for vendor and attendee check-in. We accept cash, check or credit card.
**Please be advised, FBGA will verify membership dues upon receipt of your Spring Field Day registration. Pre-Paid registrations whose dues are not current will be sent an email with the option to renew their dues or pay the difference of the non-member registration fee.
SEMINAR AGENDA (Subject to Change) –
LIMITED VENDOR OPPORTUNITY (ONLY 20 Premium Booth Spaces Available) –
Premium Vendor Booth – $500
(Includes: one (1) 8-foot table, two (2) chairs, prime location/exposure and electricity, if needed).
If you NEED electricity for your booth, please EMAIL our office to place accordingly. All vendors are required to provide their own extension cord).
**Please register your 2nd attendee….there is a specific ticket for them. To ensure name badges are accurate…Please follow these instructions. The selection of the PREMIUM Vendor- OUTSIDE ticket will count as the company’s 1st attendee registration; to add the additional (1) attendee registration, select the “Vendor Registration-2nd Attendee” ticket. If additional attendee registrations are needed, select the quantity of “Member Registration”. After all needed tickets are added, follow the prompts to add the names and contact information for your attendees.
If you plan on attending any of the field portions of the program, please EMAIL our office after registering. Bus transportation is limited and a head count of vendors will be needed to ensure space availability.
VENDOR INFORMATION SETUP –
Tuesday, 03/06/18 — 7am-5:30pm
The UF-IFAS Citra Facility will be open for vendor setup from 7am until 5:30pm the day prior to the the Spring Field Day. However, your booth will be under a pavilion and susceptible to outdoor conditions. Also, name badges will only be available for pickup on Wednesday morning between 6:30-8:30am at the registration desk. Tables will be labeled and there will be a display board the morning of the event located at the registration desk with company name, booth number and location for your convenience.
Wednesday, 03/07/18 from 6:30-7:30 a.m.
FBGA staff/Directors will be available to provide assistance the morning of setup. Tables will also be labeled and there will be a display board at the registration desk with company name, booth number and location for your convenience. Please remember to check-in at the registration desk for your name badge lanyard.
Questions on membership status or event questions/vendor opportunities, please email Lindsay Morgan at Lindsay@FloridaBlueberryGrower.com or call 352-631-5490.