Member Symposium

Date: Wednesday April 12, 2023
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds – 1900 East Main Street, Danville IN 46122

Doors will open at 8:45 AM. Members can visit the trade show booths and network with other Indiana Grown members, ISDA staff and Indiana Grown commission members. Programming will begin at 10 AM, followed by breakout sessions. Our breakout sessions will be covering topics such as growing your business and promoting your business. The Indiana Grown team will also have a breakout listening session. We will continue to update as we receive more confirmations.

Networking & Trade Show 9 am – 10 am
Trade Show open 9 am – 12:45 pm
Opening Remarks 10 am
Breakout Sessions 10:30 am – 12:45 pm 
Sessions are 45 minutes each. Session 1 at 10:30 am. Session 2 at 11:15 am. Session 3 at 12:00 pm.
Lunch will be served at 1 pm
Panel Discussion 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Closing Remarks 2:45 pm
Event ends at 3 pm 

Trade Show Attendees:
– ISDA International Trade
– ISDA Policy
– Indiana Produce Safety
– Purdue Food Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing Institute
– Indiana Grown for Schools
– Ag Vets
– ISBDC Agribusiness Initiative
– Society of St. Andrew
– Indiana Farmer’s Market Community of Practice
– Indiana Farm Bureau
– American Product Packaging (Co-packer)
– Harden Digital
– Board of Animal Health  

Breakout Sessions:
– Increase Your Exposure: social media & working with the press
– Connect: Indiana Grown roundtable discussion
– Funding: Prosperity Ag
– Regulation: Board of Animal Health and State Dept. of Health

Panel Discussion on connecting with distributors, restaurants, retailers. Panelists include:
– Ideal Meat & Specialty Food (Distributor)
– Jefferson Street BBQ (Restaurant)
– Goose the Market

Registration fee is $35.00 per person. Registration fees paid to the Indiana State Department of Agriculture are non-refundable and non-transferable. Indiana Grown will follow up with you for payment processing collection once you complete the online registration. Registration fees for the symposium event are due by March 15, 2023. Registration will close once maximum capacity is met.

If you have any questions, please contact the Indiana Grown team at We are excited to see you in April.

Your Indiana Grown Team – Angela, Brandon, and Caroline