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Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. (NDFA) has announced that in conjunction with Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association, Inc. (NDSA) and the Pennsylvania Association of Milk Dealers (PAMD), the 2020 Northeast Dairy Convention scheduled for August 12-14 in Mount Poconos, PA has been cancelled due to Coronavirus restrictions regarding large gatherings. The associations have transitioned the event to a half - day webinar Dairy Con 2020, which will be held on August 13, 2020 beginning at 9:30 am via Zoom, hosted by Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Attendees will include dairy executives, managers, industry vendors and supplier representatives from throughout the Northeast and United States to gather virtually for industry updates and information.

Dairy Con 2020 speakers and topics include:

  • Christopher Wolf, Ph.D., professor, Cornell University: Economics, Dairy Markets and Policy
  • Jeff Knauss, CEO and co-founder, Digital Hyve: Branding, Enhancing ROI and Digital Marketing
  • Michael Durant, president and CEO, Food Industry Alliance of New York: Challenges, Changes and the Future of Retail

Anyone associated with the dairy industry is invited to attend Dairy Con 2020. To register or for more information, contact the Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. visit or call 315-452-6455. Convention registration is open to association members, supplier/vendor associate members, non-members and related companies. Advanced registration is required, and there is no cost for members of NDFA, NDSA or PAMD. The fee for non-members to register for the event is $20.00.

Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc. is a full-service dairy trade organization representing dairy processors, manufacturers and distributors in the northeast with members in; Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont, and include all four federal class products.