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Feeding Your Community: Getting the Most From Your In-Kind Donations
Michael Stavros (Director of Business Development, M Culinary Concepts)
Location: Florentine 1
Date: Monday, February 19
Time: 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Track: Business & Operations, Sales & Marketing
Company Role: Catering Professionals: Operations, Sales, Marketing and Staff, Owners & Executives
Vault Recording: TBD
Audience Level: All
We all are approached all the timeâ€¦ "Please support our eventâ€”just think of the exposure for your company." But exposure alone won't pay the bills! Learn how to make the most of your in-kind catering contributions. From identifying the right opportunities, to designing a winning proposal, to delivering that cost-effective "WOW" factor, finding the right recipe for success will ensure long-term return on your investments in your community. But the work continues after the event ends! Learn how to market your community supportâ€”tastefully, of course. From leveraging organizations' key relationships, to drawing impactful media attention, to fostering your team's community commitment, winning hearts and minds will yield meaningful goodwill and financial returns for years to come.