2019 Food Entrepreneur Conference

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The seventh annual Food Entrepreneur Conference is scheduled for April 16-17, 2019, at the Center for Advanced Science, Innovation and Commerce (CASIC). Aspiring entrepreneurs, small farmers and small business owners are invited to get expert advice on topics such as selling to a big box store, labeling and testing regulations, finances, and marketing, as well as “real-life” advice from a panel of successful food entrepreneur guests.

Registration will be $175 until March 31 and increase to $225 on April 1. This year’s conference agenda is still being finalized, but speakers from previous years include:

  • Stacy Brown, Chicken Salad Chicken
  • Robert Armstrong, G Momma’s Cookies (keynote)
  • Lindsay Brown, Confection Perfection
  • Samantha Montgomery, The Mustard Seed Company
  • Kenya Pickens, Velvet Cakes, LLC
  • Ellie Taylor, Alabama Grocers Association
  • Brad Baker & Jennifer Beckett, AC Legg
  • Daniel Butler, AU marketing department
  • Jimmy Wright, Wright’s Market in Opelika
  • Mitzi Waldo, Alabama Department of Public Health
  • Christy Mendoza, Chilton County Food Innovation Center
  • Carol Austin, Magnolia Mixes – Gluten-Free Baking Mixes)

Register today!