TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Supercharge: D2C - A Virtual Event for the Food and Beverage Industry

BevNET and NOSH will be presenting our very first SuperCharge D2C event on Sept. 29 with the purpose of helping food and beverage brands develop, refine, and energize their approach to the direct to consumer channel. This event -- included for BevNET and NOSH subscribers -- will address strategic, operational, and marketing practices around D2C, as well as provide direct-from-the-entrepreneur stories of how companies are dealing with the D2C environment.

Registration is Included for BevNET & NOSH Subscribers.

A subscription gives you access to all virtual events, articles, videos and educational content on both BevNET and NOSH.

Subscriber: Your ticket is included with your subscription*, you just need to register.

Non-Subscriber: Subscribe to access this virtual event, daily articles, Office Hours and our education series. If you’re not ready to subscribe, you can register for $275.

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The Half-Day Agenda: Live Presentations & Interactive Discussions

Virtual attendees will have the chance to hear from expert speakers on the state of e-commerce, learn from brands who have implemented D2C best practices and settle into topical small group discussions curated by the BevNET and NOSH teams. Sit in on expert-led round table discussions and opt-in to one-on-one meetings to further the discussions.


Please note: All times US Eastern Time

  • 1:00 PM
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    1:30 PM
    Ecomm Tension: Amazon vs. Build Your Own
    • Betsy McGinn, Founder, McGinn eCommConsulting
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      Betsy McGinn

      Founder, McGinn eCommConsulting

      Betsy is the co-author of The Amazon Roadmap: How Innovative Brands are Reinventing the Path to Market, the quintessential start-to-finish guide for brands who want to launch, recalibrate, or optimize their business on Amazon and ensure continued growth on this powerful platform. As Seventh Generation’s first eCommerce channel director, Betsy pioneered the company’s innovative eComm strategy and created a thriving multimillion-dollar partnership with Amazon and other key online retailers. Since founding McGinn eComm in 2014, Betsy has worked with hundreds of natural and specialty brands to establish and strengthen their presence on Amazon. From product development and profitability analysis to guiding organizational change, McGinn eComm leads clients through every step of this complex channel, helping to ensure a successful and profitable online businesses. With more than a decade of eCommerce experience, Betsy is a thought-leader and regular speaker at workshops and conferences globally. Visit Betsy at mcginnecomm.com

    • Betsy McGinn, Founder, McGinn eCommConsulting
  • 1:30 PM
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    1:40 PM
    Brand Case Study #1 - Catalina Crunch
    • Krishna Kaliannan, Founder & CEO, Catalina Crunch
      Krishna Kaliannan, Founder & CEO, Catalina Crunch -

      Krishna Kaliannan

      Founder & CEO, Catalina Crunch

      Krishna Kaliannan is a serial entrepreneur and founder of the better-for-you-foods brand Catalina Crunch. While his background is in business and engineering, Krishna has always had a passion for nutrition. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and epilepsy and looked to the ketogenic diet to help with seizures and overall lifestyle management. Catalina Crunch was born out of his desire to make a keto-friendly breakfast cereal that didn't sacrifice nutrition and overall tasted delicious and crunchy without sugar loads. Since the company debuted with one flavor of Catalina Crunch cereal two years ago, it expanded its line to now seven cereal flavors, a keto-friendly smoothie as well as zero sugar, keto-friendly cookie lines.

    • Krishna Kaliannan, Founder & CEO, Catalina Crunch
  • 1:40 PM
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    2:10 PM
    How Social Media Fuels D2C
    • Dan Baum, CEO, MULTIPLY
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      Dan Baum

      CEO, MULTIPLY

      Dan Baum is the CEO of MULTIPLY, a creative-led Social and PR agency focused on growing food, beverage, and CPG brands. Sample current clients include: Molson Coors, AriZona, Beam Suntory and Bolthouse Farms. Dan is originally from St. Louis and started his career in politics working for Kennedy speechwriter and strategist Bob Shrum. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Carmel Greer, and their four children.

    • Dan Baum, CEO, MULTIPLY
  • 2:10 PM
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    2:20 PM
    Brand Case Study #2 - Hoplark Hop Tea
    • Dean Eberhardt, CEO, HopLark Hop Tea
    • Dean Eberhardt, CEO, HopLark Hop Tea
  • 2:20 PM
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    2:50 PM
    The Back of the Store: Setting Up Supply Chain & Operations for D2C
    • Mike Gammarino, Founder, Bluprint Partners
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      Mike Gammarino

      Founder, Bluprint Partners

      Mike has been the operator on founding teams at numerous consumer product startups where he built warehousing and logistics systems to handle 50,000+ orders per month. He used this knowledge and experience to start Bluprint Partners in 2017 to help emerging eCommece brands scale their operations in the same smart and effective manner. Mike has been a member of the Los Angeles startup community for over ten years and loves helping founders turn their products into successful businesses. He also serves as a mentor to Amplify and Mucker Labs, two of LA's premier startup seed funds.

    • Mike Gammarino, Founder, Bluprint Partners
  • 2:50 PM
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    3:00 PM
    Brand Case Study #3 - Miyoko's Creamery
  • 3:30 PM
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    4:15 PM
    Round Table Breakout Sessions Series 1
    Topics include:
    • Optimizing packaging
    • Q and A with the Brands
    • Operations Q and A
    • Using Social to Drive Sales Q and A
    • Build It vs. Amazon Q and A
  • 4:15 PM
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    4:20 PM
    Room Change
  • 4:20 PM
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    5:00 PM
    Roundtable Breakouts Series 2
    • D2C through an investor lens
    • Shopify
    • Cold Chain
    • Marketing & advertising
    • Conversational commerce - D2C via Text

We Look Forward to Seeing You Virtually! Register Today.

Subscriber: Your ticket is included with your subscription*, you just need to register.

Non-Subscriber: Consider subscribing for access to this virtual event, daily articles, Office Hours and our education series. Individual subscriptions start at $375. If you’re not ready to subscribe, you can register for $275.

* Individual monthly subscriptions are not included

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