Register now for APC’s Insights Summit (formerly the Winter Conference), the must-attend event for the peanut industry! This signature event is an opportunity to connect and collaborate with leaders from every area of the peanut industry, including growers, shellers, manufacturers and allied partners. In addition, the program will showcase diverse speakers and topics, including the latest insights on sustainability, exports, economic drivers, innovation and a special discussion on the upcoming elections.


Highlights from the 2023 APC Insight Summit

Program at a Glance

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Registration, Exhibits, and Breaks, 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

12:00 – 1:30 pm Women in Peanut Leadership Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm Packaging & Handling Committee

1:30 – 2:30 pm Peanut Butter for the Hungry

2:30 – 3:30 pm Membership Committee

3:00 – 3:30 pm Manufacturer Caucus

3:30 – 4:00 pm Allied Caucus

3:30 – 4:00 pm Sheller Caucus

4:00 – 5:00 pm Grower Caucus

5:00 – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception 

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Registration, Exhibits, and Breaks, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

8:00 – 9:00 am APC Export Committee

9:00 - 9:45 am Sustainability Committee

9:45 – 12:00 pm General Session I Speakers Program

12:00– 1:15 pm Luncheon

1:30 - 4:00 pm General Session II Speakers Program

4:15 - 5:15 pm APC Board of Directors

5:15 – 6:15 pm Closing Reception

Confirmed Speakers

Be sure to visit this page often as we announce additional speakers.

Courtney Dorsett
Courtney DorsettVP, Food Safety and Sustainability
Premium Peanut
Seth Meyer
Seth MeyerChief Economist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Kenneth Walsh
Kenneth WalshAward-winning White House Correspondent
U.S. News & World Report Columnist
Riannon John
Riannon JohnVP, Sustainability
Argyle PR
Marshall Rabil
Marshall RabilDirector of Sales and Marketing
Hubbard Peanut Company
Dan Ward
Dan WardOwner
Dan Ward Farms
Doug McKalip (Invited)
Doug McKalip (Invited)Chief Agricultural Negotiator
U.S. Trade Representative
Alexis Taylor
Alexis TaylorUnder Secretary for Trade and Foreign Affairs
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Kimmi Wernli
Kimmi WernliOwner
Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter Company

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities


Theres still time add your company/organization to our list of sponsors and exhibitors, which will be seen by approximately 200 meeting attendees and a wider APC social media audience. We have unique opportunities for companies and organizations to engage with conference attendees, all while having visual recognition of your company brand. Learn more here.

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