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Take the Leap and Grow your Food Brand!
This workshop is for producers and business owners working in the food and agriculture industries who want to grow their food brand. Join us for a full day of learning and networking! A light breakfast and lunch is included.
- Packaging, design, and artwork
- Sales analysis and research
- Marketing positioning and strategy
- Logistics and transportation efficiencies
- Buyer meetings and brokerage
- Debbie Knapp, Former New Product Specialist with Natural Grocers
- Scott Zink, Deline Box Company
- John Recca, BrandWerks
- Rich Piech, Growers Organic
- Jen Lester, Philosophy Communications
8AM-9AM – Meet and greet/check-in (light breakfast items coffee and water)
9AM-10AM – Debbie Knapp, Former New Product Specialist with Natural Grocers. Considerations for new product submissions. Followed with Q&A.
10AM-10:15AM – Break
10:15AM – 10:45AM – Scott Zink, Deline Box Company. Package, design & artwork. Followed with Q&A.
10:45AM-11:00AM – Break
11:00AM-11:45AM – Kevin Miller, Four Points Energy Bars. How I grew into retail. Followed with Q&A.
11:45AM-12:45PM – Lunch by Chipotle.
12:45PM-1:30PM – John Recca, BrandWerks. Brand recognition working with retailers. Follow with Q&A.
1:30PM-1:45PM – Break
1:45PM-2:30PM – Rich Piech, Growers Organic. Food Distribution. Logistics & transportation efficiencies. Follow with Q&A.
2:30PM-3:15PM – Jen Lester, Philosophy Communications. Social media marketing. Follow with Q&A.
3:15PM-4:00PM – Wrap up, business card exchange, housekeeping.
Payments can be made online, by calling our office with a credit card, or in person with cash, check or credit card. Pre-registration and payment is required. Lunch is included.