You and your staff are invited to attend the Summer Educational Conference of the National Peanut Buying Points Association on August 7-8, 2018 at the Lake Blackshear Resort and Golf Club near Cordele, GA.  The NPBPA Conference is held in conjunction with the American Peanut Shellers Association Pre-Harvest meeting.

PEANUT RECEPTION, DINNER & AUCTION – At 5:30 pm on Tuesday, August 7, join the buying points and shellers as they unite for a Political Action Committee (PAC) event with a reception, dinner and a LIVE AUCTION.  It will be a HAVANA NIGHTS theme! Please consider donating an item for auction (minimum of $100).  We need condo rentals, hunting and fishing packages, gift cards, peanut items, dryers, trailers, services, chemicals, seed and peanut products.  Call Tyron at (229) 386-1716 today and donate an item for auction.  A silent auction section is also included, so donate an item and come join the fun. Tickets for this PAC event (personal checks only) are $50 per person (Get a registration form HERE).

Texas Hold’Em Tournament – We will hold our annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament on Tuesday, August 7, following the Peanut Auction (about 9 pm). This raises money for the Peanut Buying Points Political Action Committee. Cost is $100 to play. Winner receives 50% of the total entries.

 PRE-HARVEST MEETING – The Pre-Harvest Educational Program is Wednesday, August 8 from 9 am until Noon, ending with lunch as industry leaders discuss key peanut issues.  Registration and luncheon costs are included for Association members.  Non-members may attend the meeting and luncheon for $25.         

ROOM RESERVATIONS - Reserve rooms at Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club by calling 229-276-1004 (Ask for American Peanut Shellers to get the special rate).  Space is VERY LIMITED and expected to sell out. Overflow rooms can be booked at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Cordele by calling 229-273-7150 and asking for the National Peanut Association rooms.

SPONSORSHIPS – Show your support of the buying points by getting extra exposure as a Conference Sponsor.  Levels are $1,000 and $500. Your company name will appear on each table and on signage at entrances and be recognized at the meeting.  Call Angela at (229) 386-1716 to become a Sponsor.

Click HERE for a Registration Form for all events!