BevNET FBU Chicago 2015 is a single day educational and networking seminar being held on April 30. The event is a perfect opportunity for new food & beverage brand owners to gain insight into the industry while developing a new product.
The program consists of over 20 industry veterans who each present for roughly 20 minutes on their areas of expertise. Presentations focus on a wide range of topics such as: initial product formulation, packaging design, regulatory concerns, branding, routes to market, sales & marketing tactics, growing and training staff, funding growth, building a board of directors, and more.
Beyond the opportunity to learn from the presentations, the schedule includes significant time to network with all of the speakers and other attendees at the event. The atmosphere at FBU is designed specifically to encourage entrepreneurs to ask questions, learn from others, gain feedback and make connections.
Here are the top five reasons pre-revenue brands attend FBU events:
The content presented will give you invaluable insight into the road ahead.
Advance your business by connecting with speakers & other industry experts.
Spur new ideas or validate current ones in discussions with other entrepreneurs.
Sample your (un)finished product and get honest feedback.
Meet other brand owners at various stages of the business life cycle.