Registration is now open for the 2017 Feeding Growth Workshop Series.

5-Part Series - Sept 14 - Sept 28 - Oct 12 - Oct 27 - Nov 9

 

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Register now for the 2017 Feeding Growth Workshop Series. This series connects values-based BC packaged food entrepreneurs with business sector leaders for advice and support in building brand, scaling manufacturing and distribution, and accessing financing. The series' format includes interactive curriculum, tips and take-away worksheets, inspiring stories, networking and celebration over local food and craft beer.

 

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BRAND  •  PRODUCTION  •   SALES  •  FINANCE •  CELEBRATION

Brand & Marketing Workshop - Sept 14
UBC Farm -
3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver

Workshop 1-4pm - Social 4-6pm

Bring greater clarity and focus to your brand communications and marketing activity. Analyze your core customer, your core attributes, what you do best and why it matters to your business success.

Jenny Dickson

Instructor

UBC Sauder School

Brian Saul

Creative Director

Fluid Creative

Darren Mahaffy

VP Marketing

Nature's Path

 

April Bellia

Founder

Granola Girl

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Distribution & Sales Workshop - Sept 28
W. 16th Ave. Choices Markets -
2627 W. 16th Ave, Vancouver

Workshop 1-4pm - Social 4-6pm

Brokers, retailers, distributors, oh my! Join industry leaders and explore the ins and outs of getting your product on the shelf and in your consumers hands. Learn how to price your product for sales and profit.

Kurstin Leith

Partner

LBN Brand Management

Ishkandar Ahmed

CEO

Choices Markets

TBA

Distribution

Melissa Mills

Founder

Spread'Em Kitchen

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Sourcing & Manufacturing Workshop - Oct 12
TBA

Workshop 1-4pm - Social 4-6pm

Learn from the best. Get efficient, build capacity and understand what needs your attention first. Learn how to build a Product Business Case that will set you up for success.

Mauricio Lozano

Founder

Faculty Brewing

Nancy Korva

General Manager

Earth's Own Foods

Scott Diguistini

Co-Founder

Tree Island Yogurt

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Financing Growth Workshop - Oct 27
Vancity -
83 Terminal Ave, Vancouver

Workshop 1-4pm - Social 4-6pm

Scaling takes capital. Learn about angel investors, venture capital, and structured financing options and what is right for you and your business.

Rory Holland

Angel Investor

Change Agents

Rick Kohn

Partner

Deloitte

Brian Cade

Community Business Account Manager

Vancity

Nicole Bradbury

Vice President

Renewal Funds

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Community Celebration - Nov 9
TBD - Evening

Time to kick back, connect and celebrate and get inspired. Join the greater Feeding Growth community for an evening of good food, drink & good people.

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