FaBSCALER SERIES

The FaBScaler Series is a series of "How To” workshops for smaller food and beverage companies (50 or fewer employees) with ambitions to scale their businesses. The Scaler Series’ expertise is uniquely focused on the maker/manufacturing side of the industry and all its idiosyncrasies.  

Whether starting a business or scaling up for the first, second, or third time, entrepreneurs and business owners will tap experienced industry professionals throughout our Scaler Series. Attendees will receive industry-specific professional insights, important food business development templates, personal introductions, and an industry-specific peer network to support their ambitions throughout the life of their business.  

These workshops are all about applying industry insider experience and networking with purpose. You’ll get out of it what you put into it. Are you ready to scale up? 

CURRENT SERIES LINEUP

Jump in any time, or come back for refreshers. All sessions run from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

JANUARY 16, 2020: MARKETING & BRANDING PLANNING - REGISTER NOW! 
Hosted by Charleston|Orwig in Hartland, Wisconsin

Learn how to more effectively brand and market your food or beverage business. Offering a deep dive into your marketing and branding to align, focus and maximizing your brand value presented by Charleston|Orwig and Real Food Brands.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

FEBRUARY 13, 2020: OPERATIONS & ORGANIZATION PLANNING - REGISTER NOW!
Location to be determined

Offering a deep dive into how to develop high-performing operations and organizations and deliver the best quality at the lowest cost. Presented by Jeremy Walker of Consolidated Construction, Chris Brockel of FEED Kitchens, Andy Gehl of Contract Comestibles, David Smith of Vonco Products, Vivek Sharma of Quigistics, and other presenters to be scheduled.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

MARCH 26, 2020: SOURCES & USES OF CAPITAL FINANCE PLANNING - REGISTER NOW!
Location to be determined

Offering a deep dive into how to prepare, evaluate, and engage banks and investors, presented by Tera Johnson of the Food Finance Institute and other presenters to be scheduled.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

APRIL 23, 2020: FOOD SAFETY & GFSI PLANNING - REGISTER NOW!
Location to be determined

Offering FaBsafe Certificate® training and a deep dive into developing a FSMA-compliant food safety plan and a review of GSFI (Global Food Safety Initiative) presented by Pat Werner of FaB Wisconsin.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

NOVEMBER TBD, 2020: FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING PLANNING
Location to be determined

Offering information on creating and scaling strong financial tracking and accounting processes.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

DECEMBER TBD, 2020: SALES & DISTRIBUTION PLANNING
Location to be determined

Offering a deep dive into how to more effectively navigate sales & food and beverage distribution channels: broker, distributor, retailer, and others.

Members: $50 | Non-Members: $85

 

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