Oct 26, 2018

Edible Startup Summit 2018

Presented by:  Dane County UW-Extension
Location:  American Family Insurance Training Center   (6000 American Family Insurance Parkway, Building A, Madison, WI)
Time: 8:00 – 5:30 pm

The Edible Startup Summit is a one day training program to provide you with the knowledge and connections to launch your food business. Hear from successful food entrepreneurs and business development experts about various aspects of building a sustainable food business. You’ll learn about trends in the food sector; product development; business planning; food safety, licensing, and regulations;  financial record keeping, financing, and pricing your product. Join fellow food business entrepreneurs for an exciting day of learning and networking.


Schedule at a glance:

8:00 – 8:30 am      Registration and Coffee
8:30 – 9:00 am      Welcome, Opening
9:00 – 10:00 am    Morning Plenary: Trends in the Food Business Ecosystem
10:00 – 11:00 am   Entrepreneur Panel: Product development; steps to building a sustainable food business
11:00am–12:00pm   Breakout Sessions 1: Business and financial planning
12:00 – 1:00 pm      Lunch and resource tables
1:30 – 3:00 pm    Flash Sessions and 1:1 consultations
3:00 – 4:30 pm     Food safety,  licensing, traceability
4:30 – 5:30 pm     Networking & WLFN Local Foods Expo

Register in advance to be contacted regarding scheduling 1:1 consultations.

Registration: https://fyi.uwex.edu/danecountycommunitydevelopment/economic-development/ess2018/