Come learn about distribution opportunities for food & beverage entrepreneurs from leading industry experts in real estate, retail/wholesale, and e-commerce. This will be a panel discussion where you can learn best practices, the do’s and do not’s of entering into each of these sectors, and —most importantly— ask your questions! We want you to walk away from this session with a better understanding of how to approach your business growth no matter which path you decide to embark upon first.

Real Estate: Richie Brandenburg, Director of Culinary Strategy and Molly Bance, Leasing Representative // Edens
Retail/Wholesale: Danielle Vogel, Founder // Glen’s Garden Market
E-Commerce: Rob Wray, Founder // Whitebox
Moderator: Kim Bryden, Program Curator & Founder // School of Food & Cureate Connect


Richie Brandenburg is Director of Culinary Strategy and Molly Bance to Leasing Representative for Union Market, an Edens project.

Danielle Vogel is the Founder of Glen’s Garden Market. Glen’s Garden Market exists to make climate change progress – one bite at a time – by serving Good Food from close by, and growing relationships with partners, who treat their land, their animals and their ingredients with respect.

Rob Wray is the Founder of Whitebox. If you’re a dreamer, a creator, an innovator, or you make amazing products — focus on what you do best and Whitebox will handle all aspects of online sales for you, from product listings to fulfillment!