April 17, 2023

Early Bird Registration Now Open for the 2023 WG Annual Meeting

We are excited to announce that early bird registration is now open for the 97th Western Growers Annual Meeting to be held at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, from Nov. 12-15.

Attended by key decision-makers from Western Growers member companies, the Annual Meeting brings growers, shippers and processors together with allies and suppliers in the fresh produce industry.

This year, Western Growers will present the 2023 Award of Honor to D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California CEO/President and Chairman of the Board John D’Arrigo. The Award of Honor is Western Growers’ highest recognition of achievement and is given to individuals who have contributed extensively to the agricultural community.

D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California is a vertically integrated grower, packer and shipper of fresh fruits and vegetables in California, Arizona and Mexico. John D’Arrigo, a third-generation farmer, began his farming career cutting and packing lettuce, loading celery and planting fields in the Salinas Valley during the 1970s. John served on the Western Growers Board of Directors for 28 years and as Chair in 2004. In addition, he served on the Western Growers Assurance Trust Board of Directors from 1997-2022.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit: https://www.wgannualmeeting.com/.

We encourage you to check our website periodically for further updates to our agenda, including speaker announcements and details on informative and engaging presentations. If you’d like to take advantage of sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kim Stuart, Assistant Vice President, Membership, at [email protected].