BevNET Live Summer 2017 - AGENDA
TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration, Breakfast and Networking --
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals Presented by Venturing & Emerging Brands -- Featuring:
  • Matthew Mitchell, VP of Investments & Ventures, Venturing & Emerging Brands
  • Matt Jimenez, Sr. Category Manager, Grocery, Whole Foods
  • Zoe Feldman, Managing Director, Cleveland Avenue
  • Mike Schneider, CMO, BevNET
8:00 AM - 8:20 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: FYLO --
8:20 AM - 8:25 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Cannabinoid Creations --
8:25 AM - 8:30 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Mooala --
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Ugly Drinks --
8:35 AM - 8:40 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Ounce Water --
8:40 AM - 8:45 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Smart Pressed Juice --
8:45 AM - 8:50 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Remedy Organics --
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Rise Brewing --
8:55 AM - 9:00 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Still Thyme Soda --
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Inspired Brews --
9:05 AM - 9:10 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: Lion Tea --
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM New Beverage Showdown 13 Semifinals: LIMITLESS Coffee --
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Break & Livestream Lounge --
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Welcome Remarks --
with Jeffrey Klineman, Editor-in-Chief, BevNET; John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET
10:10 AM - 10:35 AM 10 Years of VEB --
with Scott Uzzell, President & GM, VEB
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM Winning in Whole Foods --
with Matt Jimenez, Senior Category Leader, Whole Foods Market
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM E-Commerce for Beverage Entrepreneurs: What Really Matters --
with Keith Anderson, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Insights, Profitero; Arnulfo Ventura, Vice President, Business Development, Califia Farms
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM Outsider Brand, Conventional Launch: The Humm Strategy --
with Jamie Danek, Founder & CEO, Humm Kombucha
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM New Beverage Showdown Finalists Announced --
with John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET; Ray Latif, Managing Editor, BevNET
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch, Sample Bar, Livestream Lounge, and Networking --
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM E-Commerce Retailer Profile: FreshDirect --
with Marissa Dobbins, Senior Merchant for Dairy & Grocery, FreshDirect; Michelle Harmon-Madsen, Senior Vice President, Brand Partnerships, FreshDirect
1:20 PM - 1:45 PM Bankable Trends in Beverage --
with Bill Weiland, Founder & CEO, Presence Marketing
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM E-Commerce Retailer Profile: Peapod --
with Samantha Brody, Senior Sales & Service Model Manager, Peapod
2:05 PM - 2:30 PM Fighting in the Field: Best Practices in Field Marketing --
with Mari Johnson, Executive Vice President, Marketing, High Brew Coffee
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM BevNET Live Tabletop Expo & Livestream Lounge --
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BevNET Live Afterparty Powered by BevForce --

Location: Monarch Rooftop at 71 W 35th St, New York, NY 10018

Please note that event agendas are subject to change.