BUSINESS INNOVATION SUMMIT
Would You Like to See Organic, Nutrient Dense Food Become More Affordable and More Available to Everybody?
Do You Believe That Our Food Should Be Produced in a Sustainable Manner That Regenerates Soil and Overcomes Our Reliance on Chemical Inputs?
Would You Like to Be More Fairly Rewarded as an Ethical Food Producer?
Got An Innovative Idea or Startup That Could Create Exponential Outcomes in the Sustainable Food System?
Join the industry’s leading agribusiness mentors, thought leaders, impact investors and startup experts to discover new solutions for business and innovation in organics and sustainable food
Over Two days, You Will Learn and Implement Strategies and Solutions to Help You - Scale Up Your Current Farm or Business
- Turn Your Startup or Innovation Into a Commercial Success!
DAY 1: SCALING UP SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION
Strategies to Grow Your Sustainable or Organic Food Business and Claim Your Slice of the Fastest Growing Food Sector in the Western World
22nd March 2019, BYRON BAY
DAY 2: SUSTAINABLE FOOD INNOVATION STARTUP CHALLENGE
A Complete Step By Step System to Take Your Startup from Great Idea to Commercial Launch
PLUS Your Chance to Win $6000 Worth of PRIZES
23rd March, 2019, BYRON BAY
PROGRAM: DAY ONE
To Scale or Not to Scale?
Tapping into Emerging Market Trends and Designing Your Ideal Lifestyle
Take Control of Your Farming Business
How to buy back 20 hours of your time each week so you can start doing the strategic work of scaling up your operation
Four things you MUST start doing immediately to be able to step out of the role of $25/hour technical farmer and into the role of $500/hour scalable business owner
The 3-step blueprint to find and hire the best team members to grow your income for you as you scale
How to Profit Regeneratively
A Case Study of How To Profit by Adopting Regenerative Farming Practices
Low Cost Marketing Strategies
Cutting Edge, Yet Low Cost Marketing Strategies to Drive Growth
1:00 pm Lunch Break
Finding Alternative Sources of Capital
Introducing a Fast Track System to Getting Your Farm Project Funded
How to Raise the Capital You Need Without Involving Banks or Venture Captial
Diversified Income Strategies for Food Producers
Simple Value Add Strategies That Can Boost Your Bottom Line
Price Maker or Price Taker? How to Create Premium Markets for Your Produce
The Business Model for an Entreprenuerial Farm
Professor Robin Stonecash
The Business Model for an Entrepreneurial Farm, presented by a former Director of Rabobank Farm Manager's and Executive Development programs and current SCU Dean of Business
Wellness Industry Expert
Farm Owners Academy Founder &
Leading Business Coach
Biodynamic Farmer + Facilitator, Regen Agriculture Advocate
Marketing & Social Media Expert
Founder & Managing Director, Regionality
Prof Robin Stonecash
Dean of Business, SCU and former Director of Rabobank Executive Development and Farm Manager's Programs
SCU Centre for Organics Research, Associate Director
BA, MBA, GAICD, FCPA
Ag Industry Business Advisor+Consultant,
Director Hort Innovation
Chief Investment Officer of Small Giants
3:30 pm Break
Insiders Guide to Organic Certification
Insiders Guide to Organic Certification and How to Profit Whilst in Transition
Exploring International Markets
Pros and Cons of Selling into National Retail Chains and Exploring International Markets
NB: Tickets are strictly limited to the first 100 registrations. Book now so you don't miss out!
PROGRAM: DAY TWO
THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD INNOVATION STARTUP CHALLENGE
Do You Have an Innovative Idea Or Startup Business That Could Create Exponential Outcomes in the Sustainable Food Supply Chain?
Would You Like to Play a Part in the "Nutrient Dense" Food Revolution?
Take the First Step to Turning Your Startup into a Commercial Success!
Join us as we guide you through a world class business incubation process to take your startup from great idea to ready to launch!
PLUS! You are invited to pitch your startup concept at the end of the day to our expert judging panel for a chance to win a Startup Incubation mentoring package worth over $6000!
From Idea to Prototype
Develop and refine your idea into a scalable global business concept
USP + Value Proposition
Create an unforgettable USP and value proposition for your product or service
Test Your Idea in the Market
Test your idea in the market (before you spend any more money developing it!)
Design a high leverage marketing strategy that won't blow your budget
Sourdough Business Pathways
Venture Organic Director
1:00 pm Lunch Break
Learn how to identify and recruit a team of ideal co-founders, employees and techies
Understand your funding requirements and find investment capital by bypassing the banks
Access Government funding to create your minimum viable product (MVP)
Apply a simple formula to pitch your idea to potential investors
Cedar Anderson - Flowhive
You will be invited to pitch your startup concept to our expert judging panel.
The most successful pitches will win a Venture Organic Startup Incubation Mentoring Program worth over $6000
GUEST SPEAKERS + PANELISTS
AgTech Startup Investor and Advisor
Owner, Honest to Goodness and Board Member of Organic Federation Australia
You should attend this event if:
You have a startup or business idea that could improve the affordability, availability or viability of organic, regeneratively farmed or nutrient dense food
You are an entrepreneur, marketer, organic producer or investor who wants to make a difference in the world of sustainable, healthy food
You aspire to a career in organics, natural health, regenerative agriculture or innovation and want to team up with other like minded people to participate in a startup