Supercharge your Food Business for Financial Success

February 4-5, & February 25-26

☀ Registration is now open.

Presented by the Food Finance Institute and Center for Dairy Research.

The Food Finance Institute and Center for Dairy Research and will be holding a four-day business boot camp to help food and beverage entrepreneurs and small companies take their business to the next level.

This fast-paced, intense workshop combines training, one-on-one consulting and networking; taking entrepreneurs out of their day-to-day environment and giving them the tools they need to build a more resilient food business.

Boot camp is right for you if:
• Your business is profitable and you want to take its performance to the next level.
• Your business’s market position and profitability are eroding and you know you need to adapt.
• You’re a young company that has never reached profitability and you know things need to change.
• You need to raise money and know you need to get prepared to be successful.

Part One: Business Models, Market Research
February 4, 10am – 5pm and February 5, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Day 1 – Optimizing Your Business Model to Make Money
Day 2 – Fixing Your Financial Infrastructure

Part Two: Your Financial Plan And Raising Money
February 25, 10am – 5pm and February 26, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Day 3 – Developing Your Financial Plan
Day 4 – Getting Ready to Raise the Money You Need to Execute Your Plan

Training and financial consulting by the best
Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute, will lead morning training sessions and then, in the afternoons, she will work individually with attendees so they can arm themselves with everything they need to profitably grow their food and beverage business and raise money. Johnson is a nationally recognized food and beverage business consultant and successful entrepreneur.

Cost $1200/company - two people per company | Location: Babcock Hall, Room 205
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Vic Grassman
1605 Linden Drive
608-265-9297
Email vgrassman@cdr.wisc.edu
Registration Contact:
CALS Conference Services
640 Babcock Drive
Phone: 608-263-1672 | Fax: 608-262-5088
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