BevNET Live Summer 2018 - AGENDA
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Beverage School Registration & Networking --

Beverage School is half-day introductory seminar covering the nuts and bolts of launching a beverage brand.

Location: The Green Room 42 within the Yotel Hotel, just 1/2 mile from the Metropolitan West. The meeting space is on the 4th floor.

570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036

** SEPARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED **

12:30 PM - 12:35 PM Introduction --
with Ray Latif, Managing Editor, BevNET
12:35 PM - 1:00 PM Interview with the Entrepreneur: The Day-to-Day of the Beverage Business --
with Max Baumann, Founder & CEO, BEAR BRANDS, LLC
1:00 PM - 1:25 PM Building a Winning Package Design --
with Kelly Mudge Criswell, VP Creative & Client Services, Gammon Ragonesi Associates
1:25 PM - 1:50 PM Operations & Co-Packing --
with Craig Fortin, COO, MetaBrand
1:50 PM - 2:20 PM Networking Break --
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM Building Your Brand Through E-Commerce --
with Betsy McGinn, Founder, McGinn eCommConsulting
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM Sales Strategy and Trade Spend --
with Bob Burke, Founder, Natural Products Consulting Group
3:10 PM - 3:35 PM Beverage Company Funding Stages --
with Brad Barnhorn, Board Member, KeVita, Chameleon Cold Brew
3:35 PM - 4:00 PM Elements of a Winning Beverage Brand --
with Eric Skae, CEO, Rao's Specialty Foods
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Networking and Expert Tables --

All speakers listed above will have small group table discussions.

In addition, we'll have several bonus tables:


with Mike Schneider, CMO, BevNET.com; Adam Dorfman, Account Manager, Zuckerman Honickman; Sean Conner, Chief Progress Officer, ForceBrands
Please note that event agendas are subject to change.