For all food/agribusiness CEOs and Business Owners at every level of the supply chain there is a need to learn practical knowledge about business practices and management techniques that will enable China’s food/agribusinesses to grow and meet an expanding and demanding consumer The Symposium series will be comprised of programs featuring living case studies of companies that will highlight particular business challenges and opportunities, and managerial techniques that have generated success in specific food/agribusiness sectors.
November 1-3, 2013
Growing Agribusiness in China: Scaling Up and Staying Fresh
Featuring case studies of Earthbound Farm in the United States and Tony’s Organic Farm in China, two successful organic farming companies that took different paths to grow and scale their businesses. The experts discussed strategies for financing their growth, hiring and retaining key executives, and winning and keeping customer trust. In this interactive session, participants used tools to apply these strategies to their businesses by creating a growth plan tailored to their specific challenges and opportunities.
Supply Chain Logistics – Using Technology and Data to Create Systems that Drive Growth for Your Business
This program will provide executives with best practices as well as frameworks enabling them to design and implement meaningful supply chain innovation for their agribusiness organizations.
Using living case studies from US and Chinese organizations, we will explore all aspects of supply chain management, from field to table, including areas such as:
Developing effective supplier and customer relationships
Local and global agribusiness value chain management
Global sourcing strategies
Cold chain and logistics for dairy and other products
Supply chain finance
After attending this program, executives will have a deep understanding of methodologies commonly used in supply chain operations, inventory management, distribution concepts, and service performance tactics that are aimed at improving work team efficiency and eliminating waste.
This ground breaking program is aimed at CEOs and Business Owners of food/agribusiness companies in China including, but not limited to, the produce, dairy, and pork sectors, and distributors, grocery store chain operators, fertilizer companies, and marketing organizations that serve the food/agribusiness market in China.
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