Agribusiness, food industry to be highlighted at forum
Leaders from the economic development organization, Regional Growth Partnership (RGP), will provide an update on the agribusiness and food processing sectors at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8 – 9:30 a.m.
RGP executives Mike Jay, director of strategic networks, and Chase Eikenbary, senior regional project manager, JobsOhio, will share information on the efforts to promote these vital industries across the country, explain partnerships that are helping facilitate projects for growth, and highlight other key industries in the region.
Jay and Eikenbary will also explain the work being done to formally certify five sites for food processing development.
The RGP, a privately led organization, is recognized as the region’s lead economic development organization serving 17 counties in northwest Ohio.
What is the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum?
The Forum, held every third Thursday, is an opportunity to gain information on current issues, trends and programs in the agricultural community and those who support the agricultural economy.
Arrive early, as breakfast and informal networking will start at 8 a.m., with the program to follow at 8:30 a.m. The cost is just $10 per person when you RSVP in advance, or $12 per person at the door (cash or check; make check payable to CIFT) which includes breakfast and networking opportunities. Guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance.
Agricultural Incubator Foundation; 13737 Middleton Pike; Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Click here to register.