Frequently Asked Questions

What are the COVID-19 safety protocols in place?

California's indoor mask mandate is in effect. As such, all Potato Business Summit attendees and guests at the Anaheim Marriott are required to wear a mask indoors, except while eating and drinking. There is no proof of vaccination or negative test required. This is in accordance with guidelines from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Potato Expo safety protocols differ due to the size and location of the event.

Please check the Potato Expo website for details.



The registration is FREE, so why do I need to register?

We need to know how many people will attend in order to provide enough seating and refreshments. If there are more than one person attending from your organization, please make sure each person registers individually – See REGISTRATION page. If you plan to attend Potato Expo, a separate registration is required. Please visit


How can you provide this conference at no cost to the attendees?

This event is made possible by United Potato Growers of America, Potato Marketing Association of North America, and United Potato Growers of Canada. In addition, corporate sponsors, such as AMVAC, Vive Crop Protection, John Deere, and Simplot provide generous financial support to cover some of the expenses associated with the Summit. Please visit the SPONSORS page on this website.


Who can attend?

The Summit is a public conference open to anyone. Registration is required.


Is this a United meeting?

No, this conference is sponsored in part by United Potato Growers of America, but is not a UPGA meeting. This meeting is open to the public; government and industry officials are invited. No business is conducted and no agreements are sought or made on any issue which would raise antitrust issues.


Is breakfast provided?

Yes, a continental breakfast is provided. 

How can I get a copy of the presentations?

All presentations will be available on this website shortly after the Summit. 


I have additional questions, how can I contact you?

Please call or email us with additional questions - See CONTACT US page.