Thank you to all of our attendees.

The summit was a great success, bringing together informative and current content and an attendtive audience.

The caliber of speakers and the continued support of committee members and sponsors make this a great event.


The Northwest Food Processors Sustainability Summit has fast become the region's premier gathering of food processors, sustainabilityand environmental experts as well as partners working to advance sustainability in the industry . 

If your job title is listed below, this Summit is geared toward you:

  • Environmental, Energy and Sustainability Director or Managers
  • Plant Managers, Facilities Engineers, Maintenance Managers
  • Managers and coordinators of lean or sustainability initiatives
  • Industrial efficiency providers and programs, utilities
  • Industry organizations and specialists


Speakers at the 2014 Summit

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Doug Higgins
Auditor/Consultant, Control Union (U.S.A.), Inc.

Farm to Fork & the challenges in implementing sustainable agriculture.



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Craig Ostbo
Principal, Koopman Ostbo, Inc.

Speaking on how to share your sustainability efforts using social media and marketing tools.



Amy Brown

Amy Brown
Account Director, Harvest PR & Marketing

Marketing your sustainability.



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Zach Anderson
Senior Consultant, Milepost Consulting

The right messaging is crucial to successful sustainability strategies.



Heather McPherson

Sales & Marketing Manager, Truitt Family Foods

Chair of Sustainability Committe, Emcee of Sustainability Summit.


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Don Sturtevant
Director of Energy, J.R. Simplot, Company

Energy Goal Setting & Tracking Progress to Goal.



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Uli Schildt
Energy Engineer, Darigold, Inc.

Case Study presentation showing real time application of sustainability process.



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Robin Connell
Manager Sustainability Programs, Del Monte Foods

Session Lead for "Sustainabilty from the Customer's Perspective".




Included in the registration fee are meeting materials, access to like-minded sustainability experts, a light breakfast, lunch and reception.

A select number of highly targeted suppliers will be exhibiting and sharing leading-edge ideas. 

Limited sponsorship space is available by contacting 503.327.2212 or

The event will be held at:


 1441 NE 2nd Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232



Call 503-327-2218 to make reservations.

The hotel has a complimentary shuttle from Portland International Airport.  Call 503-233-2401 upon arrival to make arrangements. 

Event parking is available at the hotel for $6 per day.

See you there.