BevNET Live Summer 2019 - AGENDA
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast & Registration -- Location: Metropolitan West @ 635 W 46th St New York, NY 10036
9:05 AM - 9:30 AM Investment Patterns in Beverage Brands --
with Nick McCoy, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Whipstitch Capital
9:30 AM - 9:55 AM Customer Acquisition and E-Commerce --
with Kurt Seidensticker, Founder & CEO, Vital Proteins
9:55 AM - 10:15 AM Distributor View: Inside Hudson News --
with Tom Dowdy, Chief Revenue Officer, Hudson News Distributors
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Networking Break & Livestream Studio --
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM New Beverage Showdown 17 Finals Part 1: Presented by Venturing & Emerging Brands --
with John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET; Lee Robinson, Director of Dairy & Beverage, Whole Foods; Dan Gluck, Managing Partner, Powerplant Ventures; Kellam Mattie, VP of Marketing & Innovation, VEB Coca-Cola
11:20 AM - 11:50 AM The Millennial Beverage Founder --
with Maya French, Co-founder, Koia; Jim DeCicco, CEO, Kitu Life, Inc.; Sashee Chandran, Founder & CEO, Tea Drops
11:50 AM - 12:10 PM Retailing at the Gate: Inside OTG --
with Rick Blatstein, Founder & CEO, OTG
12:10 PM - 12:30 PM Strategic Intro: Inside Zx Ventures --
with Liz Tomic, Global Director - Explore Fund, ZX Ventures
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch & Livestream Studio --
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM New Beverage Showdown 17 Finals Part 2: Presented by Venturing & Emerging Brands --
with Lee Robinson, Director of Dairy & Beverage, Whole Foods; Dan Gluck, Managing Partner, Powerplant Ventures; John Craven, CEO & Founder, BevNET; Kellam Mattie, VP of Marketing & Innovation, VEB Coca-Cola
2:00 PM - 2:25 PM Growing Beyond the Box -- LIFEAID’s New Horizons --
with Aaron Hinde, Co-founder & President, LifeAid; Orion Melehan, Co-founder & CEO, LifeAid
2:25 PM - 2:50 PM The Cannabis Beverage Market: 5 Year Projections --
with Jessica Lukas, VP, Consumer Insights, BDS Analytics, Inc.
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM New Beverage Showdown Winner Announcement; Conference Ends --
Please note that event agendas are subject to change.