A new reception for wholesalers and distributors has been added to the agenda for the United Fresh Produce Association convention in San Diego.

For the event, set for May 14, the United Fresh Wholesaler-Distributor Board will play host to a networking reception for wholesalers and distributors, according to a news release from Washington, D.C.-based United Fresh Produce Association.

“Connecting with fellow wholesalers and distributors is so important to our sector of the industry,” Ron Carkoski, chairman of the United Fresh Wholesaler-Distributor Board and president of Four Seasons Family of Companies, Ephrata, Pa., said in the release. “This is a business built around relationships and our board is committed to providing opportunities for the wholesale community to stay connected and engaged. We want every wholesaler and distributor in the industry to feel welcome at the United Fresh convention.”

RSVPs for this event are required by May 1, according to the release. Wholesalers and distributors may RSVP by contacting Sophie Drayton at 202-303-3400 or sdrayton@unitedfresh.org.