BevNET Live Breakouts, Round 1: Featuring Voss, Solixir, Research & Development, and Vegetable Juices

BevNET Live’s Breakout Sessions are taking place from 2:00 to 2:40 p.m. and from 2:50 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9 at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif.

For Round 1, from 2:00PM – 2:40PM, attendees can choose from a selection of the following breakout sessions:

Building a Scalable Sales Force

Josh Wand, Force Brands

Join Mark Zettle, Voss Beverages’ Senior VP of Retail Sales, as he explains how he built a national sales organization on a shoestring, region-by-region approach over the past few years as an example of how entrepreneurs can construct their own lean and mean sales teams. With Josh Wand, the founder of BevForce, who will join in q and a. (Palisades Ballroom c/d) 

From Entrepreneur to Exit

Solixir Founder Scott Lerner gives insight into the entrepreneur’s journey from startup to exit, reflecting on some of the key decision points that affected his final decision to sell the company. With a special discussion on potential exit scenarios for entrepreneurs by

Mike Burgmaier, Silverwood Partners

Mike Burgmaier,  Managing Director at Silverwood Partners. (Catalina Ballroom)

Effective Research & Development Strategies for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs building or shifting new beverage strategies, Dr. Jonathan Gordon of Glasgow Development has long been a hidden asset. He steps forward to discuss the best ways for entrepreneurs to think about how to think about and deploy research and development as part of their product strategies. (Palisades a/b)

Vegetables:  The Oldest New SuperFood.  Practical considerations for design, development and launch  

Vegetable Juices’ Anne Vlahos explains the ways that companies can harness the nutritional power and caloric reductions offered by the use of vegetable juices — an ingredient strategy currently being deployed by numerous cutting-edge beverage brands.  (Venice Ballroom)

Descriptions for Round 2 will be posted shortly.

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