Making It In Michigan Conference and Trade Show

Date/Time:       11/10/2015       7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location: The Lansing Center

The one-day event features morning educational sessions that will bring together industry experts to help guide attendees in refining and growing their businesses in the following areas:
• Processing know-how for shelf-stable products
• Understanding the nuts and bolts of risk reduction
• Taking the business to the next level
• Preparing for an unannounced food inspection visit
• Understanding legal basics for starting a food business
• Keeping your food business sales growing
• Learning how to build the right team
• Breaking into the retail market
• Being recall ready
• Discovering your competitive advantage in the specialty food market
The $79 per person conference registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and educational sessions, digital copies of all presentations and reference materials and admission to the Marketplace trade show.

The Marketplace trade show in the afternoon will feature over 160 new and existing businesses that will be showcasing and sampling their Michigan-made food and agricultural products to the general public and Michigan-based food buyers. The trade show is free to the general public.