BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HighQuest Group, a number one occasion agency serving international agribusiness, has expanded its IGNITE Business Expo to supply a pathway to attach multinational firms to agricultural producers who symbolize minority teams, whether or not that be primarily based on tradition, race, gender, sexual orientation or incapacity. The four-day digital expo – this November 12 and 23, and December 1 & 2 – will present coaching, networking and new enterprise alternatives for these various homeowners.
“We work with many giant international agribusinesses, similar to Barilla and Cargill, and so they have proven curiosity in connecting with various producers, which introduced us to creating IGNITE,” mentioned Pleasure O’Shaughnessy, chief working officer at HighQuest Group and occasion director for the corporate’s Women in Agribusiness Summit, who famous that the IGNITE sequence started in 2019 with an expo to help women-owned businesses. “We’re excited to be part of creating extra alternatives for the financial development of diverse-owned companies, and encourage these farm and ranch homeowners within the designated classes to achieve out to us to reap the benefits of the IGNITE choices.”
For the primary day of the IGNITE Enterprise Expo – Thursday, November 12 – HighQuest has partnered with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) General Mills Outreach & Development Program for Women Growers and Farmers to supply producer contributors with perception on the advantages and technique of being and changing into licensed as a various proprietor. This consists of testimonials from licensed enterprise homeowners in dairy and agriculture, and a presentation from a commodity consultant from Common Mills who will element the significance of certification, similar to serving to your model and merchandise stand out.
On day two, November 23, producers will obtain coaching on making a profitable ‘elevator pitch’ and instruction on learn how to professionally current themselves on digital camera (Zoom) in preparation of their showcase shows for the firms.
On Tuesday, December 1, the suppliers and producers will come collectively (just about) for roundtable discussions, networking and a showcase presentation to focus on their services and products. On the ultimate day, Wednesday, December 2, the producers may have one-on-one conferences with potential shoppers, primarily based on curiosity obtained from the day past.
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About HighQuest Group
HighQuest Group, headquartered in north of Boston, Mass., is a strategic advisory, occasion and media agency serving firms, monetary buyers and governments throughout the worldwide meals and agribusiness worth chains. Based in 2000, HighQuest has efficiently accomplished over 400 strategic advisory engagements and hosts preeminent business occasions. Highquestgroup.com
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