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2024 PMMI Roadshow Agenda

AC Hotel by Marriott Vancouver Waterfront – 333 West Columbia Way | Vancouver, WA 98660

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

11:00 - 11:30 am

Roadshow Registration / badge pick-up in AC Hotel

11:30 - 12:00 pm

Luncheon: Welcome to the 2024 PMMI Roadshow! 

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods:

 Bill Lozier, Chief Operating Officer

 Allyson Borozan, Chief Growth Officer

1:30 pm

Buses depart Hotel for Bob’s Red Mill Plant Tour

1:30 - 2:00 pm

Buses travel to Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods

2:00 - 4:45 pm

Plant Tour: Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods (Milwaukie, OR)

4:45 - 5:00 pm

Buses travel to Bob’s Red Mill Restaurant (15 mins. from Plant Tour location)

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Dinner at Bob’s Red Mill General Store and Restaurant

7:00 pm

Buses depart Bob’s Red Mill and return to AC Hotel

Thursday, July 25, 2024

8:00 am

Roadshow Registration / badge pick-up in AC Hotel

8:00 - 8:45 am

Networking Breakfast

9:00 - 9:50 am

PMMI OpX Chairman, M. Shawn French, Director of Innovation & Packaging Engineering at Danone North America

What I've Learned from 30+ Years in the Packaging Industry  

9:50 - 10:45 am

PMMI Member, Michael Newcome, Vice President of Sales, JLS Automation

Developing Successful Sales Teams

Glen Long, Senior Vice President, PMMI

Update on the NEW Max work product: Trends in Packaging Machinery Compensation Structures

10:45  - 11:00 am 

Networking Break

11:00 - 11:50 am 

PMMI Member, Penny Vander Velden, Director of Sales and Marketing, AGC Heat Transfer

You Can't Make Cheese Without Authenticity - Best Practices in Operations and how that evolved into success in Sales through intimate knowledge of what the customer is looking for. 

12:00 - 1:00 pm 

Networking Luncheon

Andrew Dougherty, Vice President, Member Services, PMMI

PMMI Membership Benefits, Resources and Funding


Kate Fiorianti, Director, Workforce Development, PMMI

PMMI New Offerings: Successful Selling @ PACK EXPO Trade Shows and SheLeads: Navigating Leadership for Women

1:00 - 1:50 pm  


Tom Egan, Vice President, Industry Services, PMMI

OpX Leadership Network and PMMI Member MaX Share Groups – Work Products for End-Users and OEMs.

1:50 - 2:40 pm 

Sharon Taylor, Principal Marketing Strategist, PMMI Media Group

Marketing Trends and Best Practices in Packaging & Processing: Insights from PMMI Media Group and Advertisers

Discover Winning Strategies to Drive Brand Awareness and Business Growth


PMMI Member Panel Discussion:

Innovative Marketing Approaches for Traditional Industries
Exploring Fresh Perspectives and Strategies to Disrupt the Status Quo


  • Allison Wagner, Director, Marketing and Business Strategy, Morrison Container Handling Solutions
  • Angela Marcaccio, Marketing Content Manager, ProMach, Inc.

2:40 - 3:00 pm 

Networking Break

3:00 - 3:50 pm  


Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President, Market Development, PMMI

State of the Industry - VISION 2030 

5:30 - 8:00 pm

Networking Reception & Dinner at Dosalas Restaurant