Monday, March 5, 2018

6:45 a.m.        Registration Opens
                         Exhibitor Set Up Opens
                         Silent Auction Drop Off Begins

 7:30 a.m.       Load Agritourism Farm Tour Buses

 8:00 a.m.       Agritourism Farm Tour Departs - Sponsored by                                                                                                              

4:00 p.m.         Exhibitor Set Up Complete

5:30 p.m.         Agritourism Farm Tour Buses Return

5:45 p.m.         Welcome Reception

6:15 p.m.         GAA Business Meeting

6:45 p.m.         Conference Kick-Off Dinner - Sponsored by   
                            Keynote Speaker: Leigh Funderburk       
                             "What Does it Mean to be Dirt Rich?"

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

7:30 a.m.          Registration Opens

8:00 a.m.          General Session - Learning can Be FUN on the Farm
                           Incorporating STEM

9:25 a.m.          General Session - Connecting With Your Customers: Share Your FUN
                           Using a Blogger to Promote Your Farm
                           How Social Media Partners Promote Agritourism

10:30 a.m.        Refreshment Break With Exhibitors
                           Silent Auction

10:45 a.m.        General Session - Keeping It FRESH
                            Food Safety on the Farm
                            Fresh Boxes
                            Plugging in Your Farm to Local School Systems

12:20 p.m.        Lunch 

1:15 p.m.          General Session - FRESH Ideas For Your Business
                           Getting Your Product to Market
                           Logistics, Staffing, Merchandising, and More

2:30 p.m.          Refreshment Break With Exhibitors
                           Silent Auction                         

2:45 p.m.          General Session - Happy Customers = Business Success
                            Market Displays 
                            Customer Service                       

4:30 p.m.          Announcements, Wrap Up, and Adjourn