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Thinking About Starting a Food Truck
McKendree University
Start Date:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
End Date:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Event Details:
Thinking About Starting a Food Truck?



Staff and featured presenters for the Louisville KSBDC and SCORE are gearing up to offer "How to Start a Food Truck" on September 17th at McKendree University. If you haven't noticed lately, there seems to be a lot of interest in this industry both on a local and national scale. "Just how much interest?" you might ask. According to Los Angeles-based industry-research firm IBISWorld, the Food Trucks industry has experienced an annual growth rate of 12.5% between 2009 and 2014, to generate $803.8 million in revenue annually. The industry's remarkable rise began in 2008, just as the recession hit, as hundreds of new vendors recognized changing consumer preferences favoring unique, gourmet cuisine. Cities such as Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles and Austin sought to differentiate themselves by crafting laws and creating areas specially designed for mobile food trucks. Many operators have entered the Food Trucks industry for its low operating costs and because

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SBA at the SBDC


Robert Coffey of the Kentucky District Office of the SBA  will be available at our office at 614 W Main St, 6th Floor, onTuesday, August 19th to meet one-on-one with business owners seeking moreinformation about SBA loan programs, business certification, and other SBAprograms. 

To schedule time with Robert, call 502-582-5971 x266