BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HighQuest Group, a number one occasion agency serving world 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 numerous homeowners.
“We work with many giant world agribusinesses, akin to Barilla and Cargill, and so they have proven curiosity in connecting with numerous producers, which introduced us to creating IGNITE,” stated 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 collection 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 contains testimonials from licensed enterprise homeowners in dairy and agriculture, and a presentation from a commodity consultant from Basic Mills who will element the significance of certification, akin 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 the right way 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 (nearly) for roundtable discussions, networking and a showcase presentation to spotlight their services and products. On the ultimate day, Wednesday, December 2, the producers may have one-on-one conferences with potential purchasers, primarily based on curiosity acquired from the day gone by.
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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 traders 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 trade occasions. Highquestgroup.com
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