Food & Beverage Accelerator 2021
Roanoke and Lynchburg Region
Applications Due 5 PM EST, June 23rd, 2021
You Don't Want To Miss This!
Are you ready to take your food/beverage business to the next level? Industry experts will teach you the competencies needed to scale and expand your business through wholesale, retail, and direct-to-consumer sales channels.
The Food & Beverage Accelerator is a 6-week learning cohort sponsored by the Virginia Small Business Development Center and led by Cureate Courses for growth-oriented consumer packaged goods Food & Beverage Producers with ready-to-scale operations.
Each week, participants will attend an interactive hour-long webinar where they’ll learn strategies to pivot toward new revenue streams, expand their production, enter new territories, and successfully scale.
Application Period Opens: June 7th, 2021
Applications Due By: 5 PM EST, June 23rd, 2021
Program Start Date: The Week of July 19th, 2021
Subjects Areas Covered:
Establishing Your Unique Value Proposition
Developing and Positioning Your Brand
Identifying Sales and Growth Opportunities
To be eligible for the program, companies must be:
Located in the Roanoke or Lynchburg region
Planning for specific growth (e.g. territory, product lines, production scale)
Producers of food and beverage products in the consumer-packaged goods category
*This program is not designed for alcoholic beverage companies, we have a separate program designed just for them!