October 6-7th
ROAM Mobile Food Expo 2017


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Just like our industry is ever changing, so is Roam! We are still the only event serving North American mobile food vendors. Learn. Network. Engage. Explore. All roads lead to ROAM! Join us for the Roam Food Truck Academy in Oklahoma in 2017 more details coming soon!

ROAM 2017 Agenda

Wednesday

9:00AM

Registration Opens

10am-11am

First Time Food Truck Owners Education
Learn the steps of starting and running a food truck business from getting vending permits and licenses to marketing strategies that work.

11am- 12pm

Starting an Association and the Benefits of it
If you want to help make change in the laws this is how to do it, but you'll need the support from fellow food truck and cart operators. Working together and forming an association is a huge asset for your business. Learn about becoming a 501c6 nonprofit organization.

12pm-1:30pm

How to Grow Your Food Cart/Truck Business
Learn about going Brick and Mortar, owning multiple carts/trucks, franchising and catering. If you want your business to grow, this is definitely a class for you!

2:30pm-3:30pm

Financial Management & How to Find Events That Make You Money
Put together a start-up financial statement, manage cash flow, and make financial projections to help your business grow. Learn what events to lookout for questions to ask, and what to expect from the events that make you money.

3:30pm-4:30pm

Changing the Food Truck/Food Cart Law in Your City
Overview of Food Truck/Food Cart Regulations, how to advocate for yourself and fellow Food Truck/Food Cart Owners.

4:30pm- 5:30pm

Open Floor
Question and Answer time.

Thursday

10am-11am

Social Media and Marketing
Social Media is a big asset to getting the word out about your business, but it's not the only aspect of marketing. Learn marketing strategies that brand and grow your business.

11am-12pm

Builders Panel
How to choose your builder and questions to ask them to make sure your Truck/Cart is legal and up to code for the State and City you will be in.

12pm-1pm

Open Floor/Lunch
Time to look at exhibits and ask questions from exhibitors.

1pm-2pm

Insurance For Your Business and Truck/Cart
Protect yourself and your investments through intellectual property and other types of insurance coverage.

10am-11am

Food Cart/Truck Safety Course
How to operate your truck/cart and equipment safely. Also, learn about the safety of food handling and storage.

3pm-4pm

TBA

ROAM 2016 Gallery

Who Should Attend:
  • Existing Mobile Vendors and Business Owners
  •  Aspiring Mobile Vendors 
  • Culinary Professionals and Students
  • Mobile Food Suppliers and Support Services 
  • Non-Profits and Community Groups Interested in Mobile Vending
  • Government Policy Makers
  • Media
  • Writers/Bloggers
Why Attend:
  • Mobile vending continues to grow in cities all over North America. Those wanting to open food trucks or carts as well as established mobile vendors seeking to further their skills and expand their businesses will find practical education and support services. 
  • Those serving and equipping the mobile industry will find a place for sales, networking and other opportunities. 
  • Policy makers will find a central resource for city planning best practices, discussion, and collaboration. 
  • Businesses and non-profits will find innovative ways to incorporate mobile vending into business planning, profit expansion, and promotions.

Prime Choice Level

prime level
prime level sponsor

Select Sponsor Level

progressive
yelp
roaming hunger logo

Event Sponsor Level

Host Sponsor

Community Partner

food trucks
oaklahoma city
red

Media Partners

zambuki website company
foodrevolt logo
foodtruck empire logo

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