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FCIA Regional Meet-Up - Upper MidWest

  • March 29, 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
  • Minneapolis, MN



FCIA Upper MidWest Regional Meet-Up
Hosted By 

Thursday, March 29, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Register online today!
Registration required to attend.

Introducing FCIA Regional Meet-Ups.

FCIA asked how we can better serve our members and you told us - provide opportunities to network with colleagues in the fine chocolate community throughout the year. And, make them closer to where you live and work so you can focus on regional issues. 

FCIA is proud to present our first series of Regional Meet-Ups. As of this date, we're planning on gatherings in Georgia, New England, New Mexico, Minnesota, Oklahoma, New York, Southern California, Seattle, Texas AND Brazil! We expect more as the word gets around.

Meet the Host of FCIA's Regional Meet-Up - Upper MidWest,
our good friends at Enliven Cacao

Enliven Cacao at FCIA’s recent Elevate Chocolate – Winter 2018 in San Francisco.

Who is invited?

This meet-up, hosted by Enliven Cacao on March 29th, takes place in Minneapolis, MN. But we invite FCIA Members and Friends from all over - chocolate makers, chocolateirs, pastry chefs, bakers, writers, bloggers, educators and other professionals who support the fine chocolate industry. 

What's on the agenda?

  • TopicLinking You to Cocoa Sources
    Enliven Cacao is pleased to present a social evening with complimentary food and adult beverages for emerging and established chocolate makers and industry professionals.  
    • Using the Enliven model as an example, we’ll look at cocoa sourcing, production and productivity attributes on the farm level.
    • You’ll get a better understanding of production level problems and solutions and how that impacts sourcing and quality of cocoa.
    • You’ll learn about the communities that grow cacao and how chocolate makers can enter into direct trade arrangements without risk.
  • Your Issues & Concerns 
    FCIA wants to hear what you want to talk about at future meet-ups

  • Free raffle for FCIA promo items.

  • Networking, networking and more networking!

There is no limit to the number of guests who may attend, however we do require you to please RSVP and register online.

Free for this first meet-up.
Thank you, Enliven Cacao, for providing free food and adult refreshments!

Minneapolis, MN
Exact address will sent to you upon registering.

Register online today! 
Registration required to attend.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 27th 
Upon registering online, we'll send you the address.


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