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Monday, June 3
 

1:00pm PDT

Food Startup Speed Dating for Solutions
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet with local businesses who can provide you with solutions to address your current pain points. Need advice about your product label... Looking for an accountant who intrinsically understands food businesses... Ready to lay out a plan for branding/marketing... Time to talk distribution??? A truly unique opportunity to really move the needle forward! Speed Dating for Solutions will give you a quick face-to-face with multiple thought leaders in one session. Ask questions and lay down a path forward with Dayton area industry experts!

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Nett

Nicole Nett

Founder / CEO, 1913 Company
A little bit Leslie Knope, a little bit Olivia Pope, Nicole brings an enthusiasm for pop culture that keeps brands relevant and exciting. An unashamed boyband fan, she also knows that most days just need some 808 and is eternally hoping for a Reds winning season. Hot takes abound... Read More →
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Aaron Cornell

Director of Community and Rural Lending, ECDI
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Stephanie York

Silver Phoenix Design
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Mary Beth Reser

The Wilderness Agency
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Colin McCloskey

SIT, Department of Agriculture


Monday June 3, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Main

1:00pm PDT

Taking a Retail Product to Market
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear the journey of a local food business who has scaled to national level success.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Charlynda Scales

Charlynda Scales

Servant Leader, Mutt's Sauce LLC
Charlynda Scales is a dynamic motivational speaker, Air Force Veteran, social media influencer, and the founder and CEO of Mutt’s Sauce, LLC, a company that makes “the sauce for every meal.” Mutt's Sauce was the Grand Prize Winner of Bob Evan's Farms' 2017 Heroes to CEOs Contest... Read More →


Monday June 3, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Pavillion

2:00pm PDT

Copackers Meet & Greet
Limited Capacity seats available

When demand for your product has outgrown your kitchen what do you do?  Join us for a rare opportunity to meet our areas best copackers all in one place who can use your recipe to produce in mass quantities.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Beller

Mike Beller

CEO, Hinkle Fine Foods, Inc.
I’ve been in consumer product design, manufacturing and marketing for over 27 years. I’ve worked with many of the world’s largest brands (and way more of the smallest, and they’re way more fun!) in toy, gift and food.
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Jeff Stevenson

Crazy Uncle Jesters


Monday June 3, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Main

2:00pm PDT

The Savory Art of Connecting With Your Customers
Limited Capacity seats available

Mary Beth Reser will talk about the the key ingredient for brand success & market penetration.

Speakers
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Mary Beth Reser

The Wilderness Agency


Monday June 3, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Pavillion

3:00pm PDT

Grocery Store Panel Q&A
Limited Capacity seats available

What does it take to get your retail food product accepted by a grocery store? This is your opportunity to meet with decision makers from multiple area grocery retails. Learn about their decision-making process and how you can prepare your product.

Moderators
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Lainie Dean

Dean Strategy

Speakers
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Nick Moshos

President / Owner, Dot's Market
Rob Bernhard's family began Dot's Market 68 years ago on Patterson Road in Kettering. Rob is a third generation grocer. Currently there are two Dot's Markets (Kettering and Bellbrook locations). Dot's Market is known for our high quality, custom cuts of meat, deli salads (you must... Read More →
avatar for Lynda Suda

Lynda Suda

Public Market Manager, Five Rivers MetroParks/2nd Street Market
Originally I'm from Spokane, WA, and spent many years in both Philadelphia, PA and Denver, CO. but I'm proud to have been a Daytonian for almost 15 years and have no plans to leave my adopted home. I raised my family in the Five Oaks neighborhood and I am excited to see all of the... Read More →


Monday June 3, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Main

3:00pm PDT

How to Photograph Food
Limited Capacity seats available

It’s much more than point and click! Join this hands-on workshop to learn tricks and tips from a pro to get the very best looking food photographs.

Speakers
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Stephanie York

Silver Phoenix Design


Monday June 3, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Pavillion

4:00pm PDT

MVP: The Path to Success Starts Small — David Butcher, Founder & President Flyby BBQ
Limited Capacity seats available

David Butcher, Founder & President of Flyby BBQ, will talk market research & differentiating your brand.

Moderators
avatar for Candace Dalmagne-Rouge

Candace Dalmagne-Rouge

Sales & Account Manager, Startup Grind
I develop new and strategic partnerships across Startup Grind, the largest global community of startups, small businesses and innovators. We educate, connect and inspire over 3.5M entrepreneurs in 600+ cities across 125 countries, that meet regularly to help each other, gather resources... Read More →

Speakers
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David Butcher

Founder, Flyby BBQ


Monday June 3, 2019 4:00pm - 4:50pm PDT
2nd Street Market: Pavillion