The 6th Annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference
“Influencers, Innovators & Incubators”
November 1 & 2, 2018
Capital Area Region: Richmond, VA
Virginia Farm Bureau
12580 West Creek Parkway
Richmond, VA 23238
VAFMA’s 6th Annual Virginia Farmers Market Conference will be held November 1 & 2, 2018 in the Richmond area. Our annual conference provides an opportunity for dynamic discussions, training, information exchange and peer networking between Virginia’s market managers and other food system stakeholders.
This year’s theme focuses on innovative and new ideas that help drive farmers market success.
Topics covered will include:Vendor Relations & RetainmentConnecting with InfluencersInnovative Outreach – Using Technology to Increase Vendor SalesInnovative Food Access ResourcesFood SafetyBuilding Relationships with Public OfficialsUsing Metrics to Reach InfluencersSpurring Economic Development through IncubationConnecting with CustomersEvents/ProgrammingAnd more
Full Program & Speakers Link
This is an excellent opportunity to get connected to resources and network with market managers & market stakeholders from across the state.
Enjoy staying at the nearby Wingate by Wyndham Richmond, 13991 North Gayton Road Richmond, Virginia 23233. Conference Discount Rate Block is Full but there are still rooms available at this hotel and others in the area.
Consider staying the weekend to experience the amazing Fire Flour Fork (A gathering for the food curious) Look for a discount code in your conference registration receipt.
Exhibitor Spaces Sold Out
Because the Virginia Farm Bureau is a security access building, we are unable to take walk-in registrations. Please register by October 29th. Thank you!