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2019 PDPW Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals
The 2019 PDPW Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals - themed "Smooth Sailing" is set for January 15-17, 2019 at the Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston, South Carolina. This executive-level three-day training brings together CEOs, dairy owners and managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors.
Date / Time
Jan. 15-17, 2019
Location
Charleson, South Carolina

Description

The 2019 PDPW Managers Academy for Dairy Professionals - themed "Smooth Sailing" is set for January 15-17, 2019 at the Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St., Charleston, South Carolina. This executive-level three-day training brings together CEOs, dairy owners and managers, industry directors, processors, marketers and distributors.

Managers Academy will bring together top speakers, executive-level tours and networking opportunities to help dairy professionals successfully navigate today’s markets. 

Training Forecast

Arrival Day - Monday, January 14
  • Arrive to your hotel at your convenience

Day 1  -  Tuesday, January 15
  • 8:15 a.m. Registration
  • 8:30 a.m. Program begins
  • 5:00 p.m. RaboBank Welcome Reception
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner & free time

Day 2  -  Wednesday, January 16
  • 7:30 a.m. Program reconvenes (meet in Francis Marion lobby)

Day 3  -  Thursday, January 17
  • 8:00 a.m. Program reconvenes
  • 3:15 p.m. Conference Conclusion


Recommended attire: Business casual – bring weather appropriate clothing; we anticipate temperatures in the 60’s.  You will want a jacket on day 2 when we venture out for the off-site, outdoor tours.  Also, during the tours be sure to wear long pants and closed-toe, medium-traction shoes. 
 
If you have any additional questions about Managers Academy, please call Julie Gabris' cell phone at (920) 382-2012 or the PDPW headquarters at 800-947-7379.  Julie will have her cell phone on at all times – do NOT hesitate to call.

Completion of this program provides eligibility for up to 17.5 Dairy AdvanCE CEs and up to 13.8 non-scientific CE Hours from UW-SVM*. *This training runs in partnership with the UW-School of Veterinary Medicine (UW-SVM).

For additional information on the 2018 Managers Academy, or the coming 2019 PDPW Managers Academy, please call PDPW at 800-947-7379 or email at mail@pdpw.org.  Follow along digitally in advance of and during the event by following @dairyPDPW and using #ManagersAcademy2019 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


Past Managers Academy Programs:

Future Managers Academy Dates:

  • January 14-16, 2020

Meeting Locations

AIR TRAVEL:
Charleston International Airport

The hotel does not provide shuttle service, please consider Uber, Taxi or Shuttle Service

TRAINING SITE & HOTEL:
Francis Marion Hotel

387 King St.,
Charleston, South Carolina

Hotel Reservations (special rate of $139/night if reserved by Dec. 26)
Call: 877-756-2121 and state you are with PDPW Managers Academy

SECOND HOTEL OPTION - ADJACENT TO TRAINING SITE:
Embassy Suites by Hilton - Charleston Historic District
337 Meeting St.,
Charleston, South Carolina

Hotel Reservations (special rate)
Call 800-362-2779 and ask for Group Code: PDP

*Travel and lodging are the responsibility of the attendee.

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