FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2009
Annette Dunlap, agribusiness developer
NCDA&CS Marketing Division
NCDA&CS sponsoring marketing workshop
for food-business owners March 19 in Greensboro
RALEIGH – Owners of food companies can learn about opportunities for expanding their businesses at a workshop Thursday, March 19, in Greensboro.
The workshop, titled “Food Marketing in the Real World,” will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Southern Foods, 3500 Old Battleground Ave. It is sponsored by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Cost is $30, which includes lunch and workshop materials. Registration deadline is March 12, and space is limited to 30 people. The workshop agenda and registration form are available online at www.ncagr.gov/markets, or by calling Annette Dunlap in the NCDA&CS Marketing Division at (919) 733-7887.
Sessions will focus on developing a competitive advantage, networking, and marketing to foodservice companies and retailers. In addition, a panel of food company owners will share their experiences in the business.