APMA Forum


January 23-25, 2019
Monterey Plaza Hotel

A Conference for HR and Safety Professionals in the Agricultural Industry

Forum brochure 2019

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This event continues to be one of the premier educational and networking events for human resource and safety professionals in the agricultural industry.
Some of the highlights for the upcoming 2019 Forum:
Distinguished Keynote presenters:
  • Victor Smith – President and CEO, JV Smith Companies
  • Dave Puglia – Executive Vice President, Western Growers
 Wednesday’s Opening Program:
  • Comprehensive H-2A Program panel presentation
  • Special guest workshop – Geni Whitehouse CPA, Countess of Communication – consultant, published author and a recognized speaker
  • Interactive activity exploring key topics to help professionals stay ahead of HR issues
Thursday will feature tracks with concurrent sessions addressing emerging issues impacting our industry:
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Human Resources 
Friday Labor and Employment Law Update
And Much More…
  • Recognition of the 9th Graduating Class of the Human Resource Professional in Agriculture (HRPA) Certificate Program
  • Popular vendor displays
  • Networking lunches, reception and dinner.


To view photos from the 2018 Forum, Click Here





Mission Statement

Our Mission is to encourage and develop creative leadership and effective personnel management within the agribusiness community. We accomplish this by disseminating information through area meetings, workshops, newsletters and bulletins, and our Annual Forum.