Jan. 15-17, 2019 Location
Charleson, South Carolina
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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:
- 2018 Program – Orlando, FL
- 2017 Program – San Diego, CA
- 2016 Program – San Antonio, TX
- 2015 Program – Charlotte, NC
- 2014 Program – Sacramento, CA
Future Managers Academy Dates:
- January 14-16, 2020
Meeting LocationsAIR 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.