BevNET Live Winter 2013

Dec 9-10,2013
Santa Monica, CA
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Photo Gallery: BevNET Live Santa Monica 2013

Who wants to look at some pictures? Earlier this month, BevNET Live Winter '13 transformed the Loews Santa Monica Hotel into the nexus for networking and learning in the beverage industry. We have compiled the following five galleries from the entire two and a half days of BevNET Live & Beverage School, each showcasing the premium networking opportunities and content presented to attendees, exhibitors and sponsors of BevNET Live.

Video Coverage of BevNET Live Winter ’13, Day 1 is NOW AVAILABLE on BevNET FBU

Complete video coverage of BevNET Live Winter 2013 is NOW AVAILABLE on BevNET FBU, our on-demand video learning site for the food and beverage industry.

WATCH LIVE NOW: Video Stream of BevNET Live Winter ’13, Day 2

Day 2 of BevNET Live begins at 8:30 a.m. and is loaded with more compelling content, including the finals of New Beverage Showdown 6. Once again, we’re offering a FREE high-definition video stream of the event for those unable to attend BevNET Live. The livestream will cover all of the presentations and panels from the day, beginning with an investor presentation on the best business practices for young growth companies as they look to grow into larger ventures.

WATCH LIVE NOW: Video Stream of BevNET Live Winter ’13, Day 1

BevNET Live Winter ’13 is finally here! Over 500 attendees have joined us for the two-day event, which is being held the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif., and is the tenth consecutive sold-out BevNET Live conference. Leading things off on Day 1 of BevNET Live will be the semifinal round of New Beverage Showdown 6. Twenty early-stage beverage companies will have two minutes to make their best “elevator pitch” to a panel of industry veterans and land a spot in the finals of the competition.

BevNET Live Winter ‘13: Live Video Stream Announced

We’re pleased to announce that BevNET Live Winter ’13, the tenth consecutive sold-out BevNET Live conference, will feature the return of a free video stream of the event. Broadcast live from Santa Monica, the video stream will cover every presentation and panel from the show, which will take place at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif.

BevNET Live Winter ’13 is SOLD OUT; Wait List Now Available

BevNET Live Winter '13 is now SOLD OUT. If you would still like to attend, a wait list is available. Follow the link below to enter your name and information, and a BevNET representative will contact you as soon as possible.

BevNET Live Breakouts, Round 2: Featuring DFA, MetaBrand, Cascadia, Suja

BevNET Live's second set of Breakout Sessions take place between 2:50 and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9 at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The second round of breakouts will be followed by the BevNET Expo.

BevNET Live Winter ’13: Over 40 Industry-Leading Sponsors and Exhibitors

In addition to one-of -a-kind opportunities to learn and network, BevNET Live Winter '13 attendees will be able to visit and learn from over 40 best-in-class sponsors, suppliers, and vendors -- all armed with high-quality innovations -- during the BevNET Live Expo. The Expo will take place 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, December 9, the first day of the two-day BevNET Live event.

BevNET Live Breakouts, Round 1: Featuring Voss, Solixir, Research & Development, and Vegetable Juices

BevNET Live's Breakout Sessions are taking place from 2:00 to 2:40 p.m. and from 2:50 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9 at the Loews Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. For Round 1, from 2:00PM - 2:40PM, attendees can choose from a selection of the following breakout sessions:

There’s Only One Week Until BevNET Live Winter ’13; Fewer Than 10 Tickets Remaining!

BevNET Live Winter '13 is just one week away, and there are less than 10 tickets remaining for the event! If you haven't yet signed up for the conference, which will be held on December 9 and 10 in Santa Monica, Calif., NOW IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER.

BevNET Live: Updated Agenda Posted; Only 25 Tickets Still Available

With BevNET Live less than two weeks away, there are only 25 tickets still available. Now might be your last chance to join the almost 500 attendees already registered (including beverage companies, investors, suppliers, retailers, and more). In addition, we've updated the agenda for BevNET Live to include the most recent additions to our lineup.

BevNET Live: The Next $7 Billion in Brands, Distribution, and More

Soda keeps shrinking, but beverages keep growing. That's going to create opportunities for new products and brands -- about $7 billion worth, according a presentation at BevNET Live by Neil Kimberley. Kimberley will be joined by Odwalla/Califia Farms founder Greg Steltenpohl and Bonnie Herzog, a beverage analyst with Wells Fargo, to dissect factors that will affect innovators' ability to compete with large beverage entities and existing brands for shelf space and consumer adoption.

BevNET Live is TWO WEEKS AWAY. Have You Registered Yet? Time is RUNNING OUT!

BevNET Live Winter ’13 begins in two weeks, and the event is on pace to sell out faster than ever! Taking place on Dec. 9 & 10 at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, BevNET Live is the premier business conference for the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Don’t get left behind – REGISTER TODAY!

BevNET Live: Learn Costco from the Inside Out with John Eagan and Danny Stepper

In a joint interview, John Eagan, the V.P. and Senior General Merchandiser for Costco Wholesale, and Danny Stepper, the CEO & Co-Founder of L.A. Libations, will participate in a discussion matching one of the company's most important gatekeepers with an entrepreneur who has a strong background in introducing and supporting products in the chain.

BevNET Live: Meet Your Virtual Board of Secret Weapons — Sadowsky, Barnhorn, Goldberg

At BevNET Live in Santa Monica, BevNET will bring together a group of three of the best “secret weapons” in the business – a trio of experienced beverage entrepreneurs who have gone on to work with companies as investors, board members, and advisors and who are highly cognizant of the factors that cause companies to succeed or fail. Together, they will discuss the repeated challenges and some of the most effective ways they have seen for companies to assess their performance.

BevNET Live is THREE WEEKS Away! Join the 400+ Already Registered!

With over 400 registrations to date, BevNET Live Winter 2013 is selling at a record pace, and space is filling up faster than ever. At this pace, the conference, which will be held on Dec. 9 & 10 at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, is expected to sell out well before the event date.

BevNET Live: New Views on Retailing and Investment from Life Time Fitness and BrandProject

In programming that will focus on the needs of small and unique companies, BevNET Live attendees will hear about selling their products in one of the world’s fastest-growing fitness innovators, as well as from an investor focused on helping small companies succeed through early intervention during the program, which will take place in Santa Monica on Dec. 9 and 10.

Beverage School at BevNET Live Winter ’13 – NOW is the Time to Register!

BevNET Live Winter ’13 is just around the corner, and the conference will once again feature a special edition of Beverage School, BevNET’s signature introduction to the beverage business. As with previous Beverage School programs, the agenda will offer valuable information geared toward early-stage entrepreneurs and industry newcomers.

Preliminary Agenda for BevNET Live Winter ’13 is Now Available

We’ve released the preliminary agenda for BevNET Live Winter ’13, and it’s packed with veteran and expert presentations and panel discussions on the most critical aspects and trends affecting the beverage industry today. The two-day conference will feature a wide range of topics including current data insights from IRI and SPINS, deep dives on capital investment and consumer acquisition, and new distribution and retail opportunities.

Beverage School at BevNET Live Winter 13

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013 – 1PM – 5PM; Location: Catalina Ballroom, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, CA Beverage School offers valuable information geared toward early-stage entrepreneurs and industry newcomers, including lessons on product development, sales and marketing, supply chain management, distribution, and more. It is held the day before BevNET Live and is limited to approximately 125 attendees. IMPORTANT NOTE: An additional …