November 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (EST)
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A
Growing your business in the ultra competitive food and beverage sector is not easy.
Join BDC experts as they share how to identify the right growth avenues for your business, whether that’s tapping into new food trends, diversifying your product line or entering new markets.
You’ll discover how to:
- build a solid growth plan to maximize profitability
- choose the right sales channels
- increase your margins
- choose and implement food quality systems
- And more!
Who should watch?
Canadian business owners in the F&B sector who want to:
- boost their profits
- explore new growth avenues
- develop a formal growth plan
- implement food quality systems to meet new government regulations and client demands
Senior Business Advisor, Revenue Growth & Expansion
For over 7 years at BDC, Chris has worked with many Canadian entrepreneurs to help them determine how their sales and marketing strategies can drive growth. This includes working in the food and beverage industry with consumer packaged goods, retail food service, craft breweries and seafood producers. In his 20-plus year career, Chris has worked in direct sales (B2B and B2C), Web development, digital marketing, business analysis and technology consulting.
Business Advisor, BDC Advisory Services
For more than six years, Rowda Mohamud has been BDC’s Project Lead for Certification Solutions. She has helped clients in all parts of the food supply chain to successfully develop and implement HACCP and GFSI food safety certification systems, as well as programs that meet government licensing requirements for the F&B sector.
Senior Business Advisor, Strategic planning
A senior business strategy consultant and specialist in the agri-food industry, Lucie Chouinard has owned companies in this sector. Today, she is the strategic planning solution lead at BDC and teaches consulting at HEC Montréal's MBA program.