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NJBIZ Food Day 2019

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Monday, November 04, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Event Center at iPA
110 Schanck Rd
Freehold, NJ 07728
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(732) 246-5737


  • 7:30am – 8:30am: Registration/Networking, Continental Breakfast
  • 8:45am – 9:10am: Welcome remarks (NJBIZ, NJMEP, Calandra’s)
  • 9:15am – 10:15am: Training A, B, Marketplace
  • 10:30am – 11:30am: Training C, D, Marketplace
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm – Lunch, Marketplace
  • 11:45am – 12:30pm – “Branding & Advertising for Disruptive Food Trends” led by Norris McLaughlin, Marketplace
  • 1:15pm – 2:15pm – Training B, D, Marketplace
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Training A, C, Marketplace
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm – Marketplace, Networking

Training Topics

(A) Business Growth Services 

  • Innovation – Often ignored but essential for continued profitable growth
    • Choosing the most lucrative channels
      • Optimizing the use of E Business
    • How does third party certification factor into your growth plans?
  • The importance of strategic planning when you are growing your business

(B) Food Safety Compliance 

  • The status of FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) compliance
    • What you need to do now – The 7 Rules and their enforcement
      • Is there anything new coming from the FDA?
      • Will the FDA inspect my facility?
        • Where can small businesses get help?

(C) Workforce Development, The Power and Availability of Apprenticeships 

  • Career pathways for food workers
    • Availability of apprenticeships for food workers
      • What are the benefits for my business?
      • How do they work?
      • What are the requirements?

(D) Cyber Threat and Security

  • Understanding the “Cyber” threat for business
    • Can I be a victim of an attack and breach?
    • What can I do to protect my business?
  • Understanding “Blockchain” for business
    • What is “Blockchain” and what are the benefits?
    • How can I utilize it in my business?

FOR BOOTH EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION PLEASE CONTACT: Heather Long, hlong@njbiz.com or 732-246-5710

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