Workshops

Mandi's workshops are all lovingly curated by real life experiences and are constantly evolving to reflect the needs of today's food entrepreneurs.   We respect the different learning styles of each person- as a result there are visual, audio, and practical hands on components in each course.  Most workshops are offered in groups of 35 or less, so as a student you will receive plenty of one on one time and will be able to ask any questions you may have.  We also have excellent aftercare as well, with a "workshop attendees only" Facebook group moderated by several community leaders, so you can continue to network and get expert advice.

 
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If you're brand new to the Food Business, this is your workshop. Regulations, Distribution, Social Media and more- we'll talk about it all!

NEW DATE May 4 and 5 10- 4 at Rebel.com Headquarters.


Day One

10- 10:15- Introductions

10:15 - 11:  Thinking like a Food Entrepreneur- Inspiration and Marketing Ideas

11- 12: The City of Ottawa- Setting up your Food Based Business in Ottawa

12 - 12:30: Luncheon and Social Time

1 - 1:30- Writing a Marketing Plan

1:30 - 2:00: Practical Exercise: Demographics

2-3 Lawyer Presentation, Speakers TBA: Intellectual properties and setitng up your business


Day Two

10:00 -11:00- Part 1- Wholesaling for beginners

11:00- 12:00: Let's Talk with a Buyer: What real Ottawa vendors are looking for

12:00- 12:30: luncheon and social

12:30- 1:00: Part 1: Social Media and the small business owner- boundaries and emotional strategy

1:00- 2:00:  Foodstyling and Photography for your social media channels with SarahKate

2:00 - 2:30: Part 2: Your Social Media and Strategy

2:30- 3:00: End of course "Happy Half Hour" and question session


Due to the higher price point of this ticket, interest free payment plans are available- email Mandi to arrange at thischarmingmandi@gmail.com