With BevNET Live less than two weeks away, there are only 25 tickets still available. Now might be your last chance to join the almost 500 attendees already registered (including beverage companies, investors, suppliers, retailers, and more). In addition, we've updated the agenda for BevNET Live to include the most recent additions to our lineup.
Soda keeps shrinking, but beverages keep growing. That's going to create opportunities for new products and brands -- about $7 billion worth, according a presentation at BevNET Live by Neil Kimberley. Kimberley will be joined by Odwalla/Califia Farms founder Greg Steltenpohl and Bonnie Herzog, a beverage analyst with Wells Fargo, to dissect factors that will affect innovators' ability to compete with large beverage entities and existing brands for shelf space and consumer adoption.
BevNET Live Winter ’13 begins in two weeks, and the event is on pace to sell out faster than ever! Taking place on Dec. 9 & 10 at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, BevNET Live is the premier business conference for the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Don’t get left behind – REGISTER TODAY!
BevNET is delighted to announce that attendees of BevNET Live will get two perspectives from inside the country’s largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven. Julie Whittle, the Category Manager for Soft Drinks and Energy, will speak on getting into 7-Eleven and staying in, while Raja Doddala, VP of Portfolio Management, will discuss a new venture capital model that is emanating from the retailer itself: 7-Ventures.
In a joint interview, John Eagan, the V.P. and Senior General Merchandiser for Costco Wholesale, and Danny Stepper, the CEO & Co-Founder of L.A. Libations, will participate in a discussion matching one of the company's most important gatekeepers with an entrepreneur who has a strong background in introducing and supporting products in the chain.