The 2010 Produce Marketing Association Foundation for Industry Talent Leadership Symposium is scheduled to take place Jan. 13-15 at the Omni Dallas Park West.

The three-day event, conducted in partnership between PMA and Cornell University, is designed for senior leaders in the produce supply chain and is limited to 100 attendees.

The first day of the symposium will emphasize leadership on a global and community scale, while the second day will shift to leadership at the company and personal levels, according to a release from PMA.

David Nour, managing partner of The Nour Group Inc., will be one of four featured speakers and will speak to attendees about creating adaptable business models for changing market demands, according to the release.
Nour, author of “Relationship Economics” and “The Entrepeneur’s Guide to Raising Capital,” also will help attendees gain an understanding of innovation — what it is, what it’s not and how to produce it correctly.

The final second-day session will feature Matthew Kelly, president of Floyd Consulting and author of “The Dream Manager.”

He’ll focus on leadership at the personal level and challenge attendees to develop a personal strategic plan, according to the release.

For information and how to register, go to PMA members receive significant discounts on registration, and those who register by Dec. 4 can save more than $200 on the registration fee.

PMA symposium targets leadership