Make It In Michigan!

Food-related entrepreneurs invited to flesh out business concepts, explore new means of product development and distribution, and increase business efficiencies and profitability.

Published on: Oct 24, 2013

Interested in getting in on Michigan's reinvention, revival, resurrection and rebirth? Curious to explore the potentially lucrative fields of our second-largest industry? If so, consider attending "Making it in Michigan," a daylong seminar Nov. 12 at the Lansing Center. Coordinated by Michigan State University's Product Center, the event will offer attendees an opportunity to dig down into some of the meat and potatoes of starting a food- or farm-related business.

Opportunities throughout the day will help food-related entrepreneurs flesh out their business concepts, explore new means of product development and distribution, and increase business efficiencies and profitability. The conference will center around hands-on educational programming and direct access for attendees to members the Product Center team, an invaluable brain trust devoted to developing Michigan's food and farm sector.

Make It In Michigan!
Make It In Michigan!

"Making it in Michigan" is the MSU Product Center's annual conference and trade show. Early registration ($79) includes breakfast, lunch, digital copies of all presentations and reference materials; click here to register. Admission is free to the concurrent marketplace trade show, expected this year to attract more than 160 vendors and existing food businesses.

"Making it in Michigan" takes place 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. For more information, contact the MSU Product Center at 517-432-4608; or email product@msu.edu.