June 11, 2015

2015 WG ANNUAL MEETING: Register now for 90th Annual Meeting in San Diego

Come to The Grand Del Mar for networking, education and some of the best minds in agriculture, economics and entertainment.  Mark your calendar now to join Western Growers in San Diego November 8 – 11, 2015 for our Annual Meeting.  On top of the world-class networking opportunities, educational workshops and industry updates you’ve come to expect from the Annual Meeting, you will have the chance to enjoy the following:

The Pink Flamingos: A Party in the Paddock

If you’ve been to Annual Meeting in San Diego before, you may remember the energetic, creative performances of The Pink Flamingos.  If you haven’t seen this troupe perform, get ready for a creative, once in a lifetime performance you won’t want to miss.  You can catch The Pink Flamingos at the Suppliers’ Party.

Laugh with Comedian Tom Papa at the Award Dinner

With more than 20 years in stand-up comedy, Tom Papa has been successful in film, TV and radio as well as on stage.  You may have heard his hour-long stand-up special Tom Papa: Freaked Out, which was named one of the 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013 by Laughspin.com.  Or you may have seen in on The New Adventures of Old Christine, Come to Papa or The Knick.  Or maybe you caught him in the Chris Rock film Top Five or are looking forward to seeing him as the host of the new Fox game show Boom!  He’s a regular on most major late-night shows, too.  Come hear his unique brand of humor in person at the Award Dinner.

See Stuart Varney at this year’s PAC Lunch

For more than three decades, journalist, economist and news anchor Stuart Varney has been a stalwart in economic news.  From his business news work at CNN to Wall Street Journal Editorial Board with Stuart Varney on CNBC to his decade-plus engagement with Fox News and then Fox Business Network, Varney has charmed and educated his audiences.  He is an authority on the economy, national and global news and more.  Support the Western Growers PAC while hearing from one of the foremost authorities on economic issues today.

Award of Honoree Announced: Bob Gray

Please join us in celebrating Award of Honoree Bob Gray. Bob has spent more than three decades in the agriculture industry, including 29 years with the Duda Company where he led Duda Farm Fresh Foods as CEO. Bob has served the ag community as part of numerous civic and industry organizations, including, of course, chairman of Western Growers in 2007 – 2008. We are excited to pay homage to our longtime colleague and friend.

Register today for the Annual Meeting by visiting www.wga.com. If you have questions, contact Randy Hause at 949.885.2265 or rhause@wga.com.