Crafting Your Success

Experience a one day conference developed by the Agribusiness for the agribusiness. The one day conference has been cultivated through the collaboration of Western North Carolina Agriculture and the small business network. Summit is brought to you by the Western Women’s Business Center, Southwestern Commission, NC Rural Center, and the Haywood Community College Small Business Center.

Food, Beverage and Agriculture based businesses are unique ventures and require special business planning methods. This not to miss one day event will provide you with the tools needed to move your business forward.

Take this opportunity to network with fellow and prospective agribusinesses, resource providers and business coaches; learning skills and the power of collaboration along the way.

Enjoy a powerful keynote session and lunch provided by the Rural Food Business Assistance Project 

When: 9:00am – 5:00pm, December 5th
Where: Haywood Community College Auditorium

Sessions will Include:

  • Business Startup 1 & 2
  • Market and Sales Outlets
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Crafting Your Agribusiness Story
  • Funding & Financials
  • Planning for Growth

Plenary & Keynote:

  • Innovation in Agriculture, Speaker, Kaleb Rathbone, Superintendent Mountain Research Station
  • Collaboration in Agriculture, Facilitated by Tina Masciarelli, Buy Haywood

Program available for download HERE

Registration Fee: FREE

Registration Deadline: December 3

Contact Information:

Katy Gould
Haywood Community College Small Business Center


Agribusiness Summit December 5 from 8:30am to 4:30pm