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The Small Business Accelerator Program

Kicking Off January 24th, 2024

Small Business Accelerator Program

Are you ready to use the Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen?

The Small Business Accelerator Program can provide you with the tools and resources to help accelerate your NOCK onboarding process.

Program highlights: 

  • 6 engaging sessions tailored to your business
  • Network and hear from industry experts 
  • Learn how to scale up your business 

Program Kickoff (In Person)

When: January 24, 2024,
CIFT Offices, 5555 Airport Hwy, Toledo, OH 43615
From 2 pm to 5 pm

Small Business Experts from The Toledo Main Library will be discussing business planning and ways to get your business started. During the Kickoff, CIFT will be going over the program agenda and what to expect.

2024 Additional Session Dates:
Session 2:  Label Day (In Person) | February 7th
Session 3:  Scaling Up Your Recipe/Product? (Virtual) | February 21st
Session 4:  Panel Discussion on Catering Business and/or Food Mobile  (Virtual) | March 7th
Session 5:  Ohio Department of Agriculture Inspection  (In Person) |Week of April 1, 2024
Session 6: Market Yourself! Understanding your customer  (In Person) | April 24th

Registration Information:
Price: $200 per company

Each Participant will receive: Recordings of past CIFT Boot Camp Videos, the CIFT Co-Packer Webinar, the How to Take Your Recipe to the Market Webinar,  the annual GMP Training Webinar, and the Food Truck 101 Webinar. Access to the NOCK Supplier Connection program. Access to a product cost sheet, Access to the NOCK Onboarding Process