The eXtension Entrepreneurship webinar series is
back for the fourth season. All webinars will air monthly on the second
Thursday at 1:00pm (CT)
On Thursday, September 9, 2010 we open with a three-month series on
specialty food businesses. September’s topic will be */Starting Right in
Specialty Foods./* Join Brian Norder, Director of the Vermont Food
Venture Center for an informative session on what it takes to start and
grow a specialty food business. Brian has over a decade of experience
assisting entrepreneurs in all phases of food-related business
development. On October 14 the webinar will focus on the importance of
branding and will feature specialty food business owners Judith Moore of
the Charleston Cookie Company (http://www.charlestoncookie.com) and
Robin Rhea, Slather Sauce (http://www.slatheriton.com
<http://www.slatheriton.com/>). The November 11 webinar will conclude
this series with a look at Culinary Tourism, an emerging niche that
combines agriculture, specialty food and tourism. This presentation will
feature a panel of Extension specialists working on Culinary Tourism
No pre-registration is required and there is no fee to participate.
About 10 minutes prior to the start time simply go the Adobe Connect Pro
meeting room at http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/ecop/. You will be
presented with a login screen that has an “Enter as Guest” option. Enter
your full name then click “Enter Room” to join the conference. You will
be able to hear the audio directly from your computer’s speakers.
Newcomers to online learning are welcome!