2023 Annual Business Forum - Schedule of Events - The Association for Dressings & Sauces

2023 Annual Business Forum – Schedule of Events

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NOTE:  Times subject to change.  Consult onsite final program for exact times and room locations.

Saturday, October 7, 2023

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Membership Advisory Council Meeting
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Packaging Committee Meeting*
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Board of Directors Dinner (off site)

Sunday, October 8, 2023

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Executive Technical Board Meeting
12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Board of Directors Luncheon Meeting
6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Meeting Check-In
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception & Awards Dinner

Monday, October 9, 2023

7:00 a.m.  – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. General Session
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Spouse Breakfast
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Optional Activity: Taste of Florida Experience*
*Pre-registration required
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception (Dinner On Your Own)

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. General Session
11:30 a.m. Adjourn

*Committee meeting open to observers.

Scheduling of Non-ADS Functions
Please remember that no events are to be scheduled to conflict with official ADS events. This includes hospitality suites, special breakfasts or dinners, recreational activities, including transportation and similar events.

Business Meetings
Please refer to the Schedule of Events for a complete listing of all meetings. The General Sessions on Monday and Tuesday are from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. These informative sessions are open to all registrants.

The Board of Directors, the Executive Technical Board and the Membership Advisory Council meetings are open only to the appointed members of those committees.  The Packaging Committee is open to all registered delegates.  See the Schedule of Events for details.

Open Committee Description

Packaging Committee
While you’re in Naples, you are welcome to attend the Packaging Committee Meeting, which is open to all Meeting attendees.  The Packaging Committee addresses the packaging/packaging system needs of ADS members and provides a forum to review packaging-related topics. The group meets twice a year during the Annual Business Forum and Technical Meeting. The Committee will consider a project related to sustainability and evaluate speaker topics for the April 2024 Committee meeting.  An update on these projects will be provided during the October Committee Meeting.