Edible Indy Hosts 2016 Indiana Food Start Up Boot Camp
Calling all producers, food artisans, chefs and entrepreneurs!
Come to Eat. Drink. Go to Market. Be Successful.
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Edible Indy has created a unique opportunity for Hoosiers to learn about some of the logistics and needs of starting a food business in Indiana. This event will encourage both individuals and businesses to attend and participate an interactive day-long workshop that will both educate and encourage entrepreneurs. The mission of this event is to create a connection between two parties resulting in a business relationship and to increase the health of the Indiana economy with local food concepts.
The event includes three panel discussion with influential business owners, guest speakers (sponsors and others), breakout sessions, local noshes, beverages and more.
Home to Shelf: Discussion on how to start up a business
Topics: Funding, Labeling, Food Safety, Distribution, Permits, Co-packing
Moderator: Jolene Ketzenberger, Eat Drink Indy
Branding Chaos: Unforeseen challenges and solutions in marketing
Topics: Marketing Firms, Social Media, Branding Challenges, Packaging, Good Press / Bad Press, Earned Media
Moderator: Jennifer Rubenstein
Success: Long term strategies, solutions and challenges - Knowing what I know now
Keynote Speaker: C & T Design to talk about what to look for in building a retail space
Topics:Design, Growth Challenges, Staffing, Food Safety, Success, Failures
Moderator: Liz Biro, Indy Star Food Writer
Breakout Sessions Include:
C & T Kitchen Design [Kitchen Design and Consulting]
Elevate Ventures [Funding]
Indiana Small Business Development Center [Business Start-Up Resources]
Ivy Tech [Business Start-Up Resources]
Launch Indiana [Business Start-Up Resources]
Market District [Procurement Advise and Pitches]
Piazza Produce [Distribution Advise]
The Heart of Lebanon [Lebanon Grants and Business Tax Credit Information]
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time: 9am—3pm [Registration opens at 8:30am]
Place: The Cardinal Room at the Golf Club of Indiana, Lebanon [1/2 Mile West on 334 from I-65 Zionsville Exit]
Tix $50 per person - Buy NOW
Includes: Noshes. Drinks. Panel discussions. Breakout sessions. All with food experts.