the Presenters

Victor Willis 

Founder of Campbeltown Consulting Victor Willis specializes in catapulting sales of values-driven brands and companies in the food, drink and wellness sector. He has 18 years of experience in retail and manufacturing in North America and Europe. Victor is an advisor to SBDC's Get Your Recipe to Market program and serves on the board of Slow Food Portland.



Uri Kushner
Founder of Thought for Food LLC, Uri Kushner consults new and packaged food companies in the Northwest. He has guided over 120 food entrepreneurs from concept to commercial ready food product and beyond. Helping these companies develop strategies and achieve goals in an efficient manner. Uri is the co-founder and lead facilitator of Portland's SBDC's Getting Your Recipe to Market program.

Beyond Start Up

How to unleash the sales potential of your food or drink brand

Led by industry experts Uri Kushner and Victor Willis, this Portland-based workshop will provide entrepreneurs with valuable insights and recommendations on marketing strategies and how you can accelerate your sales in the food and drink marketplace.


Who should sign up

If you are a business owner, an entrepreneur who has been in business for at least 2 years, who wants to develop new or more effective sales channels and better understand the complex supply chain, then this workshop is for you!



After attending our workshop you will learn immediately how to:

  • Develop business beyond farmers markets
  • Navigate the complex web of brokers and distributors
  • Prepare for effective sales calls
  • Prepare sales strategies for online or retail channels
  • Evaluate private label opportunities

And, as an added bonus, each workshop participant is eligible to receive a complimentary thirty minute business review with Uri or Victor.


Where and When

Offices at 3719 N.Williams (home of Be Nourished)

Saturday, January 28 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Class size limited to 20 entrepreneurs.

Format is a mix of guided discussion and presentations.



$179 per person

Early bird fee of $149 if paid by January 14, 2012


How to Register

You will need to pay at least 48 hours prior to the workshop.

If you want to pay by Paypal by sending a payment to PayPal ID vicwillis@hotmail.com. You can also pay by check; make payable to Campbeltown Consulting and send to 2234 Ainsworth St, Portland, OR 97211.  


If you have any questions, call 503-475-9040. Once confirmed, we will send you a pre-workshop questionnaire to complete.


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