The Kennesaw State University Small Business Development Center (KSU SBDC) announced its Inaugural Restaurant Expo: Serving Up the Business Side Owning and Operating a Restaurant. This special event will feature keynote speaker Michael Coles, co-founder of the nationally successful Great American Cookie Company.
“We are so excited to have Michael Coles as our keynote speaker. His entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, philanthropy, and community leadership are an inspiration to restaurant owners and managers all over the country,” Drew Tonsmeire, Area Director of the KSU Small Business Development Center explains.
The KSU SBDC full day Restaurant Expo will be held on Monday, February 23 from 8am – 3:30pm at the KSU Center and will include 20+ breakout sessions taught by labor attorneys, accountants, marketing professionals and other industry experts, exhibitors from all sectors of the restaurant business, breakfast, lunch and all materials.
According to the Georgia Restaurant Association, every $1 spent in Georgia restaurants generates an additional $1.12 in sales for the state’s economy. Tonsmeire explains, “there is a real need for continuing education to help aid growth in the restaurant industry.
The KSU SBDC Restaurant Expo provides education for restaurant owners and managers on key issues facing the food service industry. We are bringing in attorneys, accountants, marketing professionals and other industry experts to teach breakout sessions on topics like labor law, accounting, insurance, financial feasibility, financing options, marketing tech tools, and data security to name a few.”
The cost to attend is $99 for a full day of breakout sessions, keynote, breakfast, lunch and all materials!
The KSU Center is located at 3333 Busbee Drive in Kennesaw. A portion of the attendee fees go to the Kennesaw State University Institute for Culinary Sustainability! To register online go to: sbdc.kennesaw.
For more information, contact Carole Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org or 470-578-6450.