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Sales Channel Growth & Management

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$10

Sales channel management is essential for sustainable growth and a competitive advantage. Learn from industry expert, Kelly Behr, on how to identify the right sales channels for your brand and how to drive products off shelves with a strong promotional plan and selling tool kit. This class will explore various sales channels, tips for working […]

Label Claims: Legal and Regulatory Overview

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$10

As more consumers and competitors carefully examine packaging, new FDA regulations are emerging to ensure that the claims businesses make are accurate. Join specialist attorneys from ArentFox Schiff to learn about the language needed to ensure your food or beverage product meets FDA regulation requirements, satisfies customer inquiries, and prevents detrimental expenses.  About the Speakers:  […]

Starting a Food Business

The Hatchery Chicago - HYBRID 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$40

Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding.  This event is free for residents of the West Side communities. Connect […]

Creating Influencer Partnerships for Emerging Brands

Virtual IL
$10

A study by Rakuten Marketing found that for every $1 spent on influencer marketing, businesses made an average of $6.50 in revenue. This workshop is to provide emerging brands with the beginning tools to initiate fruitful influencer partnerships, establish authentic connections, and effectively communicate in the constantly changing field of digital marketing. We will also […]

Retail Success: 3 Steps to Growing Your Emerging Brand

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$10

Brands that implement a comprehensive retail strategy can significantly boost their profitability. Join industry veteran Noelle Wagner to discover essential strategies for entering the retail space, with key steps to progress and address common challenges faced by emerging brands.  About the Speaker:  Noelle Wagner is grocery retail expert with over 20 years of experience in […]

From Roots to Retail: Cultural Storytelling

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$25

Join us as we explore the importance of cultural diversity and its impact on innovation and marketing. During this panel discussion, we will dive into the experiences of entrepreneurs who have drawn from their cultural heritage to craft distinctive offerings that allow them to form deep connections with their customers. Discover valuable insights on effectively […]

Maximize Your Marketing Budget

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$15

A marketing budget can be a large investment. Learn how to maximize your spending with a clear understanding of who you are targeting, how to communicate your “why”, and the optimal ways to engage your audience. Discover how market research, media, and brand strategy can effectively inform how your brand connects with your target consumer, […]

Get on the Shelves: With Save a Lot operated by Yellow Banana

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$15

Discover the dynamic partnership opportunities available with Yellow Banana, a retail grocery platform that operates under the Save A Lot banner, one of the nation’s leading discount grocers. Situated conveniently near The Hatchery, Yellow Banana is a BIPOC-owned business that believes in commerce with a mission: tackling food insecurity across the country. Join this session […]

Starting a Food Business

The Hatchery Chicago - HYBRID 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$40

Follow your dreams of starting a food business with our help. Join Natalie Shmulik of The Hatchery and Cheryl Balough of Balough Law Offices to go through a food business checklist and make sure you structure your business correctly from the start. This class covers required licensing, certification, financing, and branding.  This event is free for residents of the West Side communities. Connect […]

Essential Tips for DIY Food Product Photography

The Hatchery Chicago 135 North Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
$15

Investing in professional photography is an intimidating yet essential step to growing your business. Consumers eat with their eyes first, and pictures must be appetizing to generate sales. This session will help you navigate the space by knowing when it’s the right time to invest in product photography, when and how to take your own […]

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