Food Business Summit


Mon., September 21st, 2020


11:00 AM ~ 3:15 PM

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This free virtual summit is designed to help food businesses who want to maintain and grow their business. Our goal is to help you think and plan for a long-term strategy to build business prosperity.

Keynote: Building Your Community -- With Intention!
11 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. -  Jill Willett, founder of Triangle Food Makers, food entrepreneur, and Director of Apprenticeship Programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and Maggie Kane, Executive Director of A Place at the Table in Downtown Raleigh will be kicking off the conversation.

Specialty Foods Track
12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m. - Positioning and Branding on the Shelf 
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Pricing, Scaling & Investors 

Restaurants/Food Cart & Food Trucks Track
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Branding & Storytelling 
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Pricing, Sales, and Understanding What Makes my Restaurant Profitable

Closing Session
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Grit, How I Made it Happen


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