Published December 5, 2016 by Food Co-op Initiative
Registration in now open for the 2017 Up & Coming food co-op conference, to be held in Milwaukee, WI on March 10-11, 2017 (with selected pre-conference workshops on March 9.) Last year we were pleased to have representatives from 64 startup co-ops, and an army of supportive consultants and trainers. Do not miss this opportunity to learn, network, and be inspired!
CASE STUDIES have been expanded, In nine workshops feature eight different co-ops will share their personal stories of struggles, failures, and successes.
OPEN/OPERATIONS track will delve into finances, merchandising, controlling labor costs, staying competitive, and managing your deli.
And the BOARD/ORGANIZING, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, andOWNERSHIP/OUTREACH tracks will cover the essentials, and look at some new ideas that today’s startups are exploring.