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Chicago, IL

  • Aloft Chicago City Center 515 N Clark St Chicago, IL, 60654 United States (map)

All times are in Central Standard Time (CST)

4:00 PM - Registration begins

4:30 PM - Get Shelf Made with Lauren Young of Freshly Baked Communications

6:00 PM - Session Q&A and networking reception 

During the session, the following questions will be answered:  

  • Why is it worth the effort to get my products in retail stores? 
  • How can I stand out from my competition in national stores? 
  • What is the best way to present my new product if I don't have any competition yet?
  • What information is required on my labels to meet current FDA requirements and retail regulations?
  • How important is it to exhibit at industry trade shows and are they worth the investment?
  • Is a food broker or distributor needed for a better chance at getting shelved?
  • How can I make a respectable profit after broker commissions/distribution fees?
  • How can my product's shelf life become extended once placed in retail/wholesale stores?
Earlier Event: April 9
Boston, MA