BevNET Live Summer 2018 - AGENDA
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast & Registration -- Location: Metropolitan West @ 635 W 46th St New York, NY 10036
9:00 AM - 9:25 AM Data Dive: Beverage Trends for the Next Five Years --
with Howard Telford, Head of Soft Drinks Research, Euromonitor International
9:25 AM - 9:50 AM Free and Clear: Avoiding the Traps That Kill Deals in CPG --
with Nick Giannuzzi, Managing Partner, The Giannuzzi Group, LLP
9:50 AM - 10:15 AM Entrepreneurs and Experience: Ways to Incorporate Innovation --
with Tim Brown, President & Chief Operating Officer, Chobani
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Networking Break & Livestream Studio --
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM New Beverage Showdown Finals, Presentation Set 1 --
with Jim Murphy, Vice President, Strategy and Venturing, VEB Coca-Cola; Gigi Lee Chang, Managing Partner, BFY Capital; John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET; Paula Grant, Founder/CEO, Flood Creative
10:40 AM - 10:50 AM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Sip City --
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Element Shrub --
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Nitro Beverage Co. --
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM Extensions, Adjustments, Platforms, and Where Your Brand Can Go --
with Jody Levy, CEO, WTRMLN WTR; Jordan Silbert, Founder & CEO, Q Drinks; Brad Barnhorn, Board Member, KeVita, Chameleon Cold Brew
11:40 AM - 12:05 PM Funded! How Investment Affects Emerging Categories --
with Jamie Danek, Founder & CEO, Humm Kombucha; Daina Trout, Co-Founder & CEO, Health-Ade Kombucha; Sean Lovett, Founder & CEO, Revive Kombucha
12:05 PM - 12:30 PM Strategic Profile: Nestle's Approach to Beverage --
with John Carmichael, President, Nestlé Beverage Division
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break & Livestream Studio --
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM New Beverage Showdown Finals, Presentation Set 2 --
1:30 PM - 1:40 PM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Cusa Tea --
1:40 PM - 1:50 PM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Peloton --
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM New Beverage Showdown Finals: Simply Soupreme --
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM CSDs, THC, and CBD: Rewards, Risks and Challenges --
with Lauren Rudick, Partner, Hiller, PC; Erik Knutson, President, American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM PepsiCo’s View on Venturing --
with Daniel Grubbs, Managing Director, PepsiCo Ventures Group
2:55 PM - 3:00 PM New Beverage Showdown Winner Announcement & Closing Remarks --
Please note that event agendas are subject to change.