How to Succeed in Building Local & Regional Supply Chains

Mar 14, 2022

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

"Buy local” has become a mantra for consumers — and it’s great for manufacturers, too. Keeping your suppliers close means better quality control, faster product innovation and stronger relationships. But how can you “buy local” as a manufacturer when our modern-day supply chain makes it so damn hard? Moderated by veteran business journalist Loren Feldman, who has overseen small business coverage at The New York Times and entrepreneurship at Forbes, you’ll hear from founders at every stage and learn what it takes to build — and benefit from — your own regional supply chain.

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Laura Lorek

Silicon Hills

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Carey Smith

Unorthodox Ventures

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Richard Tsukano

East/West Manufacturing Enterprises

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