2021 Conference Schedule

To Market We Will Go …

This years conference will be a 1 day virtual event that you can attend from the comfort of your home.

Saturday 3/13/21

Saturday 3/13/2021

8:00 – WELCOME TO THE 2021 AMERICAN ARONIA BERRY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL

CONFERENCE 

8:15 – Brendan Evans, Assessment of the current aronia market and future outlook

8:45 – Vendor Presentation

9:00 – End User Panel 

  • Shari Coulter Ford, CEO, Tohi
  • Wade Gronwold, CEO & Co-Founder, ax-water
  • Bob Howard, Country View Dairy, Yogurt

10:00 – Vendor Presentation

10:15 – Frank and Kim Spillers (Process that got us to where we want to go)

10:45 – Vendor Presentation

11:00 – Insight Marketing Design, Marketing Consultant 

11:30 – AABA President, Kent Klinkefus, will address the Membership

11:40 – Vendor Presentation

12:00 – Dr. John Holleran – Aronia, antioxidants, and medical research   

12:30 – Andrew Tickle, Johnsons Farm (Tickleberries), Kent, England 

1:15 – Vendor Presentation

1:30 – Jill Gifford, Manager of the National Food Entrepreneur Program 

             (Overview of the capabilities of Food Processing Center, University of Nebraska and how the                         NFPC can assist you in the development of your own products)

2:00 – Mike McNeill – Product Development 

2:30 – Regional Break-Outs  (Guide will be provided.) 

3:15 – Introduction of Potential New Board Members and Voting Procedure 

3:30 – Annual Meeting of the Membership

4:30 – Closing Remarks

Conference Registration

Non-Member Links

Annual Full Conference Ticket – NonMember


Member Links (must be logged in to use)

Annual Full Conference Ticket – Member

Membership Registration