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FaB’s Innovation Market, Panels & Pitches

 Export to Your Calendar 6/20/2019
When: Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Where: Marquette University – Alumni Memorial Union
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53233
United States
Contact: Val Ratz

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Full Day (In/Out) Event Pass
FaB Members: $100
Non-Members: $140

Afternoon Panels & Market
FaB Members: $75
Non-Members: $100

Innovation Market Exhibitors
FaB Members: $250
FaBcap Sponsors & Alums: Free

 



ARE YOU INNOVATING FOR SUCCESS?

Join us on June 20 for FaB’s Innovation Market, Panels & Pitches, a unique day designed to connect industry innovators bringing success to the market. 

Whether you're an entrepreneur or intrapreneur, owner or CEO, or industry professional, this is a day designed for networking with product, service, and industry innovators, buyers, and investors.

Make connections with Aljan Packaging, Arbel Growth Partners, Bioionix, Bittercube, Chortek, Connoils, Consolidated Construction, Domeloz, EVOLVE Brands, Food Finance Institute, Gorilly Goods, Hempire Farms, JP Cullen, Little Food Co., MSAB Capital, Potter's Crackers, Reinhart Boerner van Deuren, RP's Pasta, Saffi Foods, Sammark Holdings, Society Insurance, Supernola, Taste Republic, The Honest Bison, The Naked Baker, Tribe 9 Foods, Yumbutter, Vonco Packaging, WEDC, WMEP, Zyn, and more.

The day is divided into three segments to benefit you. You can register for a full-day in/out pass, or just for the afternoon panels and market:


TEN MORNING INVESTOR PITCHES

Hear ten investor pitch presentations, one from each of the ten companies graduating from the FaBcap 3 Accelerator, complete with an Investor Panel. Think Shark Tank, but Wisconsin nice. Think what insights you could garner from listening in on hungry entrepreneurs.

THREE AFTERNOON INNOVATION PANELS
A three facilitated panel-packed experience. Think what insights you could garner from those finding success through industry innovation.

Leading Innovators Panel
Hear from those creating success. Learn what drives their meaningful and profitable innovation.

Industry Investor Panel
Hear from those investing in the success of those innovating the market. Learn winning investing strategies and what separates good investments from bad.

Case Study Panel: How Palermo's Stays Innovative
Hear from this industry leader whose success has innovation running through it.


ONE INNOVATION MARKET
Taste and explore industry innovation by walking our Innovation Market of exhibitors displaying their food and beverage products or industry services. Enjoy 90 minutes of purposeful networking with attendees and exhibitors.



 

7:45 - 8:15 AM  EXHIBITOR SETUP

8:15 - 8:45 AM  ARRIVAL WINDOW
Arrival window, continental breakfast, coffee, and networking

8:45 - 9:00 AM  WELCOME
Welcome by Shelley Jurewicz, Executive Director of FaB Wisconsin

9:00 AM -12:35 PM  FaBCAP 3 PITCH PRESENTATIONS
Facilitated by Brad Rostowfske, Director of Industry Growth at FaB Wisconsin
  • 9:00 – 9:20 AM  Bioionix - presented by Pete Marsnik
  • 9:20 – 9:40 AM  Bittercube - presented by Ira Koplowitz
  • 9:40 – 10:00 AM  Domeloz Honey Spirits - presented by Dominic DeSano
  • 10:00 – 10:20 AM  Hempire Farms - presented by Luke Vandenlangenberg
  • 10:20 – 10:35 AM  Break
  • 10:35 – 10:55 AM  Little Food Company - presented by Amanda Santoro
  • 10:55 – 11:15 AM  Potter's Crackers - presented by David Payne
  • 11:15 – 11:35 AM  Safi Gourmet - presented by Sascha Dhanjal
  • 11:35 – 11:55 AM  The Honest Bison - presented by Sean Lenihan
  • 11:55 AM – 12:15 PM  The Naked Baker - presented by Susan Knutson
  • 12:15 – 12:35 PM Zyn - presented by Asim Khan
12:35 - 1:15 PM  BUFFET LUNCH

1:15 - 1:25 PM  WELCOME
Welcome by Shelley Jurewicz, Executive Director of FaB Wisconsin

1:25 - 2:25 PM  CATEGORY-LEADING INDUSTRY INNOVATORS PANEL WITH Q&A

MODERATOR PANELIST PANELIST

FRANK JIMENEZ
Co-Founder & Partner
EVOLVE Brands

Snack food innovator: Gorilly Goods & Supernola
STACY PETERSON
CEO
Connoils

Early innovator: CBD oil

BRIAN DURST
Chairman & CEO
Tribe 9 Foods

Product innovator: Ona, RP's Pasta, Taste Republic, Yumbutter

2:25 - 2:30 PM  PANEL TRANSITION

2:30 - 3:30 PM  INVESTOR PANEL WITH Q&A

MODERATOR PANELIST PANELIST PANELIST PANELIST
TERA JOHNSON
Executive Director
Food Finance Institute

ADAM PECK
Co-Founder &
Managing Partner
Arbel Growth Partners

BRIAN DURST
Chairman & CEO
Tribe 9 Foods

SAM MAGLIO
Founder
Sammark Holdings
KEVIN LADWIG
President
MSAB Capital

3:30 - 3:45 PM  BREAK

3:45 - 4:45 PM  CASE STUDY PANEL: HOW PALERMO'S STAYS INNOVATIVE

MODERATORFEATURINGFEATURING

BRAD ROSTOWFSKE
Director of Industry Growth
FaB Wisconsin
GIACOMO FALLUCCA
Chairman & CEO
Palermo's Pizza
NICK FALLUCCA
Chief Product & Innovation Officer
Palermo's Pizza


4:45 - 5:00 PM  FaBCAP 3 AWARDS CEREMONY    

5:00 - 6:30 PM  INNOVATION MARKET NETWORKING & TASTING
Featuring Aljan Packaging, Bioionix, Bittercube, Chortek, Clean Beam, Clock Shadow Creamery, Consolidated Construction, Domeloz, EVOLVE Brands, Hempire Farms, JP Cullen, Kettle Range, Little Food Co., Potter's Crackers, Reinhart Boerner van Deuren, Safi Gourmet, Society Insurance, The Honest Bison, The Naked Baker, Vonco Packaging, WMEP, Zyn and more.





Full Day (In/Out) Event Pass
Includes continental breakfast, morning pitch presentations, lunch buffet, afternoon panels, and market.
  • $100 Members
  • $140 Non-Members
 
Afternoon Panels & Market
Includes lunch buffet, afternoon panels, and market.
  • $75 Members
  • $100 Non-Members

Innovation Market Exhibitors
Note: all exhibitors are anticipated to bring samples and must be in attendance.
  • Free - FaBcap Member Companies (Classes 1-3)
    Includes 2 Full Day Passes & complimentary 6-foot table with linen. Requires samples for tasting.
     
  • Free - FaBcap Sponsors
    Includes 4 Full Day Passes & complimentary 6-foot table with linen. We encourage edible samples that represent customers.
     
  • $250 - All other FaB Members
    Includes two Full-Day Passes with associated benefits & 6-foot table with linen.



 







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