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Registration Open for Sellers & Buyers - SBN's 11th Local Trade Show of New England - Virtual

https://www.sbnmass.org/local-food-trade-show

 

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Registration is now open for Sustainable Business Network's 11th Local Trade Show of New England on March 29, 2022, 8am-2pm. The 2022 Local Food Trade Show of New England is a dynamic virtual space for local food producers and buyers from across our region to connect.

Who should attend?

  • SELLERS - Farmers, specialty crop producers, value-added producers, seafood harvesters and wholesalers and beverage makers (non-alcoholic)

  • BUYERS - Any wholesale buyers, who are interested in purchasing Massachusetts or New England-produced food items. These buyers can be supermarkets, co-ops, restaurants, hotels, institutions, schools, farmers markets, food processors in search of ingredients, distributors, or anyone else interested in local purchasing options.*This event is intended for commercial buyers, not individual consumers.

 

Register Here 

 

This year's event offers the following opportunities to strengthen business relationships and together strengthen our regional food system:

  • 1-on-1 Consultations (8am):(Producers only)Schedule a meeting with area experts in marketing, sales, finance, and legal issues

  • Emerging Value-added Products Panel (9am): (Buyers only) See the region's most promising new products resulting from SBN's market-demand feasibility study.

  • Keynote Speakers (10am): Hear from the leaders of New England Local Food Industry.

  • Networking Mixer (10:15am): Casually connect in targeted small group conversations.

    Trade Floor (11am): Producer's showcase their products for buyers to browse, visit their virtual booth, and make new sales connections.

  • Working Lunch (12:15pm): Eat on your own or join our virtual lunch space to engage in casual conversation with colleagues.

  • Matchmaking Meetings (12:45pm): SBN will schedule focused meetings between producers and buyers that best fit each other's needs.

Free admission is offered for sponsoring businesses, scholarships for BIPOC or women-owned businesses, and discounted rates for SBN Members.  If you are interested in learning more about the benefits we offer for financial or in-kind sponsorships, or SBN Membership, please email Greg Nicaise at greg@sbnmass.org or call 617-395-0250.

 

Signing Up:

Buyer and Attendee Tickets: Link

Local Food Producer/Seller Vendors: Link 

Learn more by visiting our website at https://www.sbnmass.org/local-food-trade-show