Edible Startup Summit in Madison Aug. 24

Join food business entrepreneurs and food business experts at this year’s Edible Startup Summit in Madison. This three-day boot camp kicks off on Wednesday, Aug. 24, with sessions covering current and upcoming trends in food; creating a uniquely defensible brand; telling your story through branding; the best way to demo your product; and networking. Resource people will be available during lunch and the social hour reception, so be sure not to miss the first day. For entrepreneurs who are ready to go more in-depth, days two and three will include workshop sessions on: pitching your product; business concept planning; marketing (physical and digital); food safety (licenses, labels & regulations); getting your product on the shelf; working with distributors; and financing. There will be opportunity to sign up for one-on-one consultations with business experts during days two and three. On Friday, August 26, the Summit concludes with a tour of several area food business incubators. The registration fee for the first day of The Edible Startup Summit is $75 (early bird rate of $50 ends Aug. 8). Register for all three days for $150. Registration closes on Aug. 19, 2016. Partial scholarships are available for a limited number of participants. To request a scholarship, fill in the scholarship request form at: or contact Sharon Lezberg: [email protected] For more details, visit

Article Comments