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NM Rainforest Fireside Chat – Growing From Retail to Wholesale

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this casual fireside chat, Angelo will share about his experiences as co-owner of Bison Star Naturals – Growing from Retail to Wholesale

Join Tribal Liaison, Angelo McHorse as he shares about his experiences with Wholesale vs. Retail as Co-Owner for Bison Star Naturals. Learn about the benefits of doing business beyond retail sales instore or at events. Growing into the wholesale game requires a new understanding of cultivating partnerships to get your goods onto shelves across your region and country. Learn new marketing strategies, scaling up production, maintaining consistency and speed of doing business, increase the network of buyers for new wholesale markets, and the cost benefit analysis of selling your products at wholesale pricing.

Spoiler Alert: Marginal Profits with Major Exposure > Higher Profit Margin within a limited Network!

Note: This event will be held VIRTUALLY via Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84289454902

New Mexico Rainforest Tribal Entrepreneurship Enhancement Program

UNM Rainforest Innovations and the Tribal Entrepreneurship Enhancement Program are hosting the spring 2023 Fireside Chat series. Building from the foundation of the NM Rainforest EDA University Center Program, the New Mexico Rainforest Tribal Entrepreneurship Enhancement Program provides entrepreneurial support to coal-impacted and tribal communities throughout New Mexico in an effort to promote entrepreneurship as a means for economic development and job growth in historically under-served communities.

Fireside chats are free and open to the public via web access, but registration is required. If you would like to learn more about the Tribal Entrepreneurship Program and get connected with a Tribal Liaison, please contact Cecilia Pacheco at cpacheco@innovations.unm.edu.

About Angelo McHorse and Bison Star Naturals:

Angelo McHorse is the Co-Founder of Bison Star Naturals, a Body Care Company based in Taos New Mexico, serves as a Tribal Liaison for the UNM Rainforest Innovations Tribal Entrepreneurship Enhancement Program, and is from the Red Willow People of Taos Pueblo. Growing small business from the ground up allows for knowledge, experience, and advice to be shared with others in the entrepreneurial community.


Wednesday, February 15, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


UNM Rainforest Innovations


Online via Zoom