SALEM, Ore. — The Co-Pack XXcelerator is a four-month community learning experience for business owners from historically marginalized communities in a co-packing relationship looking to leverage that relationship for their growth outside the state. The first cohort of this learning experience will begin in October 2022 and end in January of 2023. This multifaceted cohort will include both virtual and in-person workshops, one-on-one coaching and peer learning groups with a focus on helping you scale your food or beverage business and optimize your co-packing relationship to further grow your business. The cohort will cover the fundamentals to a successful contract manufacturing relationship with a key focus on operations, business finances for growth, forecasting, supply chain management and promotional and sales planning.
Details about the cohort and how to apply to this opportunity are linked below Applications are open and spaces are limited. Community Co-Pack will be hosting an Info Session on July 12th from 11-11:30am if you would like to learn more before applying. Thanks to Oregon Community Foundation’s Thriving Entrepreneurs Grant Program, the tuition cost of the program is sponsored for Cohort 1.