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2016 Feeding Growth Series - Final Celebratory Event & Keynote
Thu, 24 November 2016, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PST
Are you a progressive local packaged food business looking to scale your enterprise? Join industry experts and other entrepreneurs in your sector for a five-part series aimed to help you take your business to the next level.
WHAT IS PROGRESSIVE FOOD? It's a movement that sees food as more than business. Progressive food businesses are values based organizations that address the growing consumer demand for healthy, natural, organinc, sustainable and ethical products. No one can do it all, but if you own a food business and your are trying, your are a Progressive Food Entreprneur.
The Feeding Growth - Scale Your Progressive Food Business series connects values-based BC packaged food entrepreneurs with business sector leaders for advice and support in building your 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.
Cost to attend the five-part series is $299. Vancity business members are eligible for $100 bursaries to reduce the cost to $199 (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information). Cost to attend an individual workshop is $89*. Tickets include coffee/tea, snacks, appetizers and local microbrews served at the end of your workshop during our social hour. The final event is a celebratory dinner and networking event with a keynote speaker. *Priority consideration and placement is for attendees coming to the full five-part workshop series.
Feeding Growth: Scale Your Progressive Food Business is brought to you by Vancity, Fluid Creative and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm.