Registration Information

Registration for WCPE 2021 is now open for all categories:

  • Confirmed Exhibitors*
  • Retail Buyers                                     Email about hosted options
  • Foodservice Buyers                          Email about hosted options
  • Wholesalers/Distributors                     Cost: $499
  • Supplier/Packer/Grower/Shipper       Cost: $1495
  • Allied                                                      Cost: $995

Questions? Email us at produceexpos@farmjournal.com

*Exhibitors – Each confirmed exhibiting company is allowed FOUR complimentary exhibitor registrations to this event.  You will be emailed a discount code to use when registering. Additional exhibitor registrations are allowed for a fee.
 

 

Attendee COVID-19 Protocols

Farm Journal and The Packer are dedicated to hosting a Covid-conscious, in-person West Coast Produce Expo 2022 in California.

The following guidelines have been set in accordance with local and state laws, as well as hotel regulations. Please review and follow these guidelines to help us ensure a safe environment and successful event for all participants.  

We’re excited to see you! 

The California Department of Public Health published this change taking effect February 16, 2022.  FOR FULLY VACCINATED CUSTOMERS AND GUESTS, MASKS ARE OPTIONAL. DUE TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES, UNVACCINATED GUESTS AND CUSTOMERS SHOULD WEAR MASKS.

HOTEL INFORMATION

JW Marriott
Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Palm Desert, CA

Experience the beauty of the desert at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. This refreshed, luxury hotel features superb service, redesigned venues and family-friendly amenities.  
SOLD OUT!
HOTEL BLOCK RATE DEADLINE HAS EXPIRED

 

Overflow Hotel Information
We have setup a second room block at a nearby hotel as the JW Marriott (host hotel above) is sold out. Please see the link below to book at this discounted rate.

Courtyard Marriott Palm Desert
74895 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, California 92211

SOLD OUT!!

We suggest trying the nearby Residence Inn Palm Desert. This will directly next to the Courtyard Palm Desert listed above, so you can easily utilize the shuttle.

 

BUS SHUTTLE
There will be limited transportation provided from the overflow hotel (Courtyard Marriott) to the JW Marriott.  Shuttle bus schedule is as follows:

Thursday, June 2            6:00 - 10:00 pm
Friday, June 3                  5:00 - 9:00 am
                                         6:00 - 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 4             7:00 - 11:00 am
                                         3:00 - 7:00 pm

HOSTED BUYER PROGRAM

Calling All Buyers

Ditch Wi-Fi lags and Zoom calls for an in-person opportunity to meet, network and talk shop with the top suppliers in fresh produce at The Packer’s 2022 West Coast Produce Expo. This event format delivers what’s most meaningful to you in a COVID conscious environment.

You may qualify for our hosted buyer program which features:

  • Waived registration fees
  • Complimentary hotel nights
  • BizMatch participation (mandatory if receiving a hosted experience)

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Join us for the annual West Coast Produce Expo golf tournament!  

GOLF IS SOLD OUT FOR THE 2022 EVENT!

Join us for the annual West Coast Produce Expo golf tournament!  

Check the box “Yes, I plan to golf” when registering to get signed up.

Limited to 144 golfers.  Teams will be assigned by West Coast Produce Expo staff.   

Friday, June 3rd     7:00am start
COST:   $250 per person   (does not include club rental, if needed)
 

You can make team requests by emailing produceexpos@farmjournal.com

 

PICKLEBALL

TOURNAMENT

Come join the fun!  Our first ever West Coast Produce Expo pickleball tournament!  

Join us for this new fun activity at West Coast Expo! No experience necessary - all welcome!

Check the box “Yes, I plan to play pickleball” when registering to get signed up. Cost is $25 per person.

A short clinic will start the morning, and then teams will be assigned and a round robin fun tournament format will be played.

Friday, June 3rd    7:00am Start

 

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