What We Do
Serve as a catalyst for attracting, developing and retaining talent
We are working hard with charitable dollars to create a path for the next generation of leaders to onboard directly into the industry - introducing them to key players and the "big picture". We provide leadership development through smart, enriching and robust program offerings that are relevant to all stages of a person's career growth. And we show the best of what our industry has to offer to make sure we keep our leading minds challenged, engaged and inspired.
Attracting the best and brightest
Creating a path for the next generation to enter our industry
Developing our Professionals
Delivering leadership development programs to help build careers and advance the right talent
Executive Leadership Exchange
Exclusively for CEO's and Senior Executives, this program provides the setting for an honest discussion with real world examples about what it’s going to take to drive innovation and growth at a time when disruption is all around us.
What They Say
The Kroger Co.
The Emerging Leaders Program is an intensive immersion into the industry that covers all the main trends, provides exposure to the key financial tools universal to business performance and strategy. The business simulation is intense, competitive, fun and a great learning experience.
California Avocado Commission
The High Performance Management Conference was outstanding, providing me skills that can be used immediately. I enjoyed that what I learned helps my job, me professionally and me personally.
The Executive Leadership Symposium was an extraordinary experience, chock full of relevant and applicable learnings. I would highly recommend that any Senior Leader make the investment in themselves and their organization.
The Giumarra Companies
The Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference was a breath of fresh air. It helped raise my confidence, propelled me to desire greater achievements within my organization, and instilled in me the value of growing professionally in bigger spurts.
connecting our industry
Convening and engaging the people who grow our industry around the world
Supporting our initiatives
Building camaraderie while supporting our mission
Upcoming Events and Programs