2023 North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association Conference

Sunday, 22 January 2023 1:00 PM - Wednesday, 24 January 2024 8:00 PM EST

5303 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33609, United States

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Fundamentals of Caneberry Production Workshop Partial Approval - $75.00

A workshop for novice growers, potential growers, and anyone who needs a refresher on the basics of raspberry and blackberry production. Topics will include variety selection, economics of production, basic crop management, and basic pest management. Sunday, January 22nd - afternoon session.

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Conference - NARBA Member Partial Approval - $175.00

Ticket includes opening reception (Sunday), sponsor exhibits, 1 ½ day full conference (Monday & Tuesday), 3 refreshment breaks and Monday lunch. Not included: Lodging or ½ day Berry Tour (Tuesday PM)

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Sunday, 22 January 2023 1:00 PM - Wednesday, 24 January 2024 8:00 PM EST

Hotel Alba Tampa, 5303 West Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL, 33609, United States.

Pack your sunshades and sandals and escape the winter weather to enjoy getting together with NARBA members from all over North America and beyond. You can look forward to workshops, speakers from around the world, networking, and a farm tour that features local growers and industry. You will have the opportunity to learn about the emerging raspberry and blackberry industry in the Sunshine State and about berry research at the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research Center, and enjoy a close-up and personal view of the beauty of the Florida Gulf Coast. Be sure to register for the tour!

The event will be held at the Hotel Alba Tampa. Visit the hotel website for more information on the hotel’s great amenities, including free wi-fi, outdoor pool, wellness center, and two in-house dining options as well as many walkable Tampa attractions and dining. Rooms are now only available on a first come, first serve basis and at the best available rate from Hotel Alba. In order to access special pricing for the NARBA conference, you must call (813) 405-1186 to book your room.

We can’t wait to see you at the 2023 NARBA Annual Meeting!


Questions? Contact NARBA at info@raspberryblackberry.com

Cancellation policy

Conference Refund and Cancellation Policy

NARBA hopes everyone who registers for the conference will be able to attend; however, NARBA knows extenuating circumstances do occur.

The NARBA Conference Cancellation and Refund Policy will be as follows to assure consistency and is applicable to the annual NARBA conference.

  • Conference registration canceled online on, or before January 1st, 2023 is refundable but subject to a $50 administrative fee
  • Registrants canceling on or after January 1st, 2023 will not receive a refund. The refund and cancellation policy will not be waived. Registration fees may be transferred to another individual; the invoice for the new registration will be revised to reflect the new registrant's information.
  • In the event NARBA must cancel the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, NARBA will refund the cost of registration.

For questions please contact info@raspberryblackberry.com

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The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association (NARBA) is a membership organization working to support berry producers and encourage raspberry & blackberry consumption.

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