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Food Processors Lunch and Learn; October 19, 2011

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Michigan State University Product Center

Cost

Lunch & Learn portion: $15 (includes lunch & both workshops)

The cost to attend the entire Making it in Michigan conference: $70 (includes breakfast, keynote, breakouts, lunch and food show)

Event Details

In place of our monthly Lunch & Learn in Grand Rapids, we’re taking the program on the road to Lansing to participate in Making it in Michigan, a conference and trade show for the food processing industry. We invite you to participate in the whole conference, or just in the Lunch & Learn portion of the day (which bolded in the schedule below).

Schedule:

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast.
8:45 am Keynote speaker David Browne, Senior Analyst with Mintel. Browne will address the connection between consumer behavior and natural/organic product innovations.

9:45 am Breakout Session 1; select from:

I – Starting IT – How to Start a Food Business – Going from Novice to Expert
II – For the Health of IT – Nutrition & Wellness as it Relates to the Food Industry
III – Commercializing IT – Getting My Product to the Market
IV – Legal Issues 101: Regulations and Legal Issues in the Food Business

11:00 am Breakout Session 2; select from:

I – Starting IT – How to Start a Food Business – Pointers for Production
II – Nutrition and Wellness – As it Relates to the Food Industry
III – Commercializing IT – Getting My Product to the Market
IV – Insurance Needs for a Food Business

12:10 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch/Networking

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Open Trade Show (open to the public)

Register here.

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