A One-Stop-Shop for Food & Beverage Industry Professionals

Our annual Food Resource Business Exchange (FReBE) is designed to bring local industry professionals working in food-related businesses together under one roof to exchange ideas, resources and services on a business-to-business level. Attendees will also have hands-on educational opportunities throughout the day.

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This is the only event of its kind in Rhode Island, catering specifically to the food and beverage industry. Current Hope & Main members, graduates and non-affiliated food entrepreneurs are invite to attend! This includes restaurateurs, caterers, food service managers, farmers, food producers, grocers, and any other professionals that work within the food and beverage sector.

This year’s vendor exhibition will feature professionals, services and educators that support food-related businesses with extensive expertise and resources that include:

  • Legal services
  • Packaging
  • Labeling
  • Accounting
  • Distribution
  • Branding

COME HUNGRY! We’ll have delicious refreshments available on our grazing station all day.

ALSO! Current Hope & Main members can pre-register for FREE 30 minute professional photography sessions (space is limited – don’t wait!)

AND! Current members will also be entered in a drawing to win $250 worth of kitchen hours.

Thank You to our 2019 Presenting Sponsor!


Want to be part of the vendor exhibition?

At FReBE we curate a lineup of preferred industry professionals for member companies to meet. Let us know if you’d like to be in the mix.

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