Event

SBBC Waterfront Chats | Starting and Growing Your Food Business

Our Waterfront Chats meetup series is geared at start-up businesses and provides an opportunity to hear from and network with local entrepreneurs and organizations. Learn about their successes, barriers and challenges to launching and growing their small businesses. Attendees will also be given an opportunity to provide a thirty-second pitch and network.

We hold Meetups almost every month, and every event will be unique. Small Business BC Meetups are open to entrepreneurs at any stage of business and from all industries. Follow the conversation using #SBBCMeetup.

“Starting and Growing Your Food Business” is the first installment in our Waterfront Chats series of Meetups. It’s geared at start-up businesses and provides an opportunity to hear from and network with local entrepreneurs. Learn about their successes, barriers and challenges to launching and growing their small businesses. Attendees will also be given an opportunity to provide a thirty-second pitch and network.

Refreshments and snacks will be served.

Speakers:

Mild Rungmongkonsawad:
Thai Roots mission is to be a Thai ambassador who shares foods from the roots of Thailand and to make you feel closer to Thailand. We select the finest products such as certified organic, vegan, gluten free that tastes authentic like back home. Mild Rungmongkonsawad is the founder and CEO of Thai Roots Trading who is passionate about what she does and what she brings from Thailand to share with your family here in Canada.

Adam Chandler:
As Pastry Chef / Chocolatier and Co-Owner of BETA5, Adam Chandler’s fascination with chocolates and pastry stems from his desire to combine science and art to create innovative, flavourful, and aesthetically powerful edible creations. Adam completed his formal culinary and pastry training at Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver, and further refined his chocolate and pastry skills in France and Belgium. In 2011, after helping to open the Fairmont Pacific Rim for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Adam launched BETA5 with the intention of pushing the boundaries of chocolate and pastry.

Agenda:
4:30pm-5:00pm – Networking
5:00pm-5:05pm – Opening Remarks
5:05pm – 5:35pm – Speaker Presentations
(Each presentation is approximately 10 minutes each including Q&A)
5:35pm – 6:25pm – 30 Second Introductions and Networking
6:25pm – 6:30pm – Closing Remarks

Reserve your place now, as space is limited!

Date/Time: April 11th 2019 | 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Location: Small Business BC

Register at: https://www.meetup.com/SBBCMeetup/events/256048806/

Event Contact Details

Host Company: Small Business BC

Contact Name: Roop Johal

Contact Email: johal.roop@smallbusinessbc.ca