The National Mango Board will host its annual networking and outreach event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel.

The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas will help host this event, according to a news release.

Industry members of all levels of the mango supply chain are encouraged to join the event.

“This is a great opportunity for us to connect with fellow members, strengthen friendships and create new ones,” William Watson, National Mango Board executive director, said in the release. “It’s also a perfect setting to share insight on our new expanded programs and how they will support and benefit the mango industry.”

During the event, the board will announce the winner for the Mango Retailer of the Year. This award highlights retailers who are supportive partners of the board, according to the release.

Finalists for the award:

  • Dominic Pelosi, The Great A&P Corporation
  • John Savidan and Keith Tsuchiyama, Bristol Farms
  • Lee Arthur, The Fresh Market
  • Jim Wood, Schnucks