02/27/2021 @ 9:30 am – 3:45 pm America/Denver Timezone
Network with community resources and other small food business owners in this one-day conference-style event. Choose your breakout sessions, hear from leaders and resources in the local Salt Lake City community, and listen as new businesses pitch and compete for start-up capital.
All attendees will receive recordings as well as digital materials from the event. Some interpretation and translation services may be available upon request.
Saturday, February 27th, 2021
Schedule of Events:
9:30-10am Welcome and Keynote
10:05-11:30am Breakout Sessions*
12-1pm New American Dream Lab Pitches^
1:05-2:30pm Breakout Sessions**
2:35-3pm Introduction to Community Resources
3-3:05pm Wrap Up
Breakout Sessions – Please choose one session per time period when registering. The sessions you are not able to attend will be recorded and shared with all attendees afterward (description of breakout sessions below).
*10:05-11:30am Breakout Session Options:
Small Business Financing – Business Book Keeping and Accessing Capital
Adding Local Value – Understand the processes for incorporating local produce and ingredients into your menu and hear from small-scale farmers in Utah
Packaging Products (Utah Specific) – Learn about small-scale production and selling shelf-stable food items
**1:05-2:30pm Breakout Session Options:
Digital Marketing & Media – Explore the importance of a digital presence and how to best connect with customers through modern and user-friendly websites
E-Commerce Panel – Hear from businesses using various point-of-sale platforms for online ordering, and choose the best one for your business
Cooking Class – Learn from a chef the tips and tricks for planning and executing an interactive, engaging, and virtual cooking class (comes with a recipe to work alongside the featured chef)