BevNET Live Summer 2019 - AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration Opens; Breakfast & Networking -- Location: Metropolitan West @ 635 W 46th St New York, NY 10036
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM New Beverage Showdown 17 Semifinals: Presented by Venturing & Emerging Brands --
with Bill Ford, Group Director for Venturing and Portfolio Management, VEB Coca-Cola; Mari Johnson, CMO, High Brew Coffee; Filipp Chebotarev, COO & Partner, Cambridge Companies SPG; Mike Schneider, CMO, BevNET.com
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Break & Livestream Studio --
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Welcome Remarks --
with John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET; Jeffrey Klineman, Editor-in-Chief, BevNET
10:10 AM - 10:35 AM The Tech Edge for Beverage Entrepreneurs --
with Zak Normandin, Founder & CEO, Iris Nova
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM When the Plans Work Too Well --
with Mike Messersmith, General Manager, Oatly
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM The Challenger Champion --
with Mike Repole, Co-founder, BODYARMOR
11:55 AM - 11:55 AM ** Agenda Change - June 11, 2019 ** -- Please note that due to a family emergency, the session with Kyle Walker, the Head of New Business Strategy at Amazon Launchpad has been cancelled. We have adjusted the agenda accordingly.
11:55 AM - 12:00 PM Announcement of New Beverage Showdown Finalists --
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Livestream Studio --
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM CBD Beverages: A Report from the Front Lines --
with John Simmons, Co-founder, Weller
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM New Faces of Beverage VC --
with Patrick Finnegan, Founding Partner, TGZ Capital; Tracy Dubb, Co-founder, M3 Ventures; Bryan Bulte, Managing Partner, LivWell Ventures
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Picking the Winners --
with Bill Weiland, Founder & CEO, Presence Marketing
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM BevNET Live Expo & Livestream Studio -- 20+ table top exhibits from leading suppliers and service providers
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM BevNET Live Afterparty Powered by ForceBrands -- Location: Hudson Terrace, 621 W 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
Please note that event agendas are subject to change.