The fourth-annual FAB conference takes place this June at the William Aiken House and American Theater. The all-women, F&B-focused business conference brings together industry leaders from around the country to participate in panels focused on topics like creating a brand, being real about vulnerabilities, understanding real estate, strategies to handle staffing, and much more.
Tickets for the conference (June 14-June 16) go on sale Wed. March 4. Your ticket includes a welcome reception and keynote address; two full days of panel discussions plus deep dive roundtables; snacks, lunch, and beverages; Monday night cocktail hour; networking opportunities; and “no bullshit.”
[content-1]The workshop is $600 and those interested in scholarship opportunities should apply by Fri. March 13. Those selected for the Chobani Incubator Scholarship will receive fully subsidized admission and lodging. Travel is the winner’s responsibility. Complete your application at thisisfab.com/scholarships and email letters of intent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charleston Wine + Food will also be offering two scholarships to local women, MarZ Straws will be offering two scholarships to beverage professionals (open to local or out of town applicants), and FAB is offering scholarships to local women. Find more info online.
This year’s lineup of speakers is flush with talent, from James Beard award-winning chefs like Savannah’s Mashama Bailey to CEOs like BentoBox co-founder Krystle Mobayeni.
Local all-stars include former CP editor Kinsey Gidick, Carrie Morey of Callie’s Biscuits, Graham Ervin of Indigo Road Hospitality, restaurateur Karalee Fallert, Molly Fienning of Red Clay Hot Sauce, and goat.sheep.cow. co-owner/founder Trudi Wagner.
Check out the full list of speakers here.
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