Local Food Buyers Exchange – Midwest

Local-Food-Buyers-Exchange Join LFA in Chicago on November 6 for a new kind of business meeting focused solely on building the local food market in the upper Midwest – one that’s viable, sustainable and profitable! The LOCAL FOOD BUYERS EXCHANGE – MIDWEST is a day-long conference focused exclusively on the development and implementation of local food business solutions, and will include interactive education, roundtable discussions and networking opportunities for local food buyers and sellers. WHEN: Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8:00am – 6:00pm Click here for the full agenda. WHERE: Hyatt Regency O’Hare WHAT TO EXPECT:
  • Cutting-edge information from the local food landscape
  • Best practices that can help your business thrive
  • Networking with other local food professionals
  • Discussions about how public policy can support local food business
  • Enhanced professional credibility and effectiveness
  • Plus, an inspirational keynote from celebrity chef and local food champion, Rick Bayless
  • Institutional food service managers and decision makers
  • Restaurant owners and managers
  • Hotel food and beverage managers
  • Food distribution managers and decision makers
  • Grocery store purchasing managers
  • Local food growers and sellers
REGISTRATION: Local Food Association Members: $150 Non-members: $195 Space will be limited by category. Registration fee includes: education, including keynote speaker, Rick Bayless, and meals (continental breakfast, lunch and networking reception).