Office Hours

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About Office Hours

Office Hours is a one hour live call-in show to help food and beverage industry professionals find answers in uncertain times. On Tuesdays at 3PM ET, we’re joined by industry experts to field questions from the entrepreneurial community.

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Office Hours: As Food Service Comes Back, How Has It Changed?

Office Hours returns today with a look into the state of the food service channel as a revenue and visibility outlet for food and beverage entrepreneurs. BevNET Editor in Chief Jeff Klineman was joined by Rooted Food Sales’ Matt Cotton and Clay Lichterman of Kodiak Cakes to explore the ways the Covid-19 pandemic cut into food service opportunities and the slow road back for many institutional accounts.

Office Hours: Fractionals Lead to the Greater Whole

The latest Office Hours deals with the strategic use of fractional executives, including ways to develop trust, keep communication top-of-mind, and thoughts on the transition of roles as companies grow into larger armies.

Watch Office Hours: The COVID CEO’s Survival Handbook

Welcoming questions and supplying stories from his own extensive experiences as a founder and CEO, Skae will speak to the BevNET and NOSH community from the perspective of someone who has worked to be nimble and creative -- to help companies punch above their weight class -- no matter the circumstances.

Watch Office Hours: Dialing in Your Amazon Strategy

On this week's Office Hours, NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg is joined by Chris Moe, co-founder & COO at ecommerce agency Cartograph, and Cambria Copeland, senior director of business management at online sales manager Beekeeper Marketing, for a discussion exploring how successful food and beverage companies can utilize retailing giant Amazon.

Watch Office Hours: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

On this week's Office Hours, BevNET managing editor Martin Caballero is joined by Alisa Williams, Partner at VMG, and Matt Thomas, founder and CEO of Brew Dr. Kombucha, for a discussion exploring the roles that CPG entrepreneurs and brand leaders can play in supporting a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry.

Watch Office Hours: Sales Strategy & Building Retailer Relationships

On this week's Office Hours show, NOSH editor Carol Ortenberg brings Darla Mears, the Chief Customer Officer at Kodiak Cakes, and Cheryl Christian, the EVP of Sales at Bobo's, on the livestream to dive into sales strategy and take questions from viewers.

Watch Office Hours: Brand Building During a Time of Crisis

We are taking a short one-week hiatus from our regular Office Hours schedule this week to bring you a special encore presentation from BevNET & NOSH Virtually Live Summer 2020, featuring a panel discussion with Greg Fleishman, CEO and co-Founder of cooking and lifestyle brand Foodstirs; Maya French, co-founder of plant-based beverage brand Koia; and Raquel Tavares, founder and CEO of ghee butter brand 4th & Heart about brand building during a time of crisis.

Watch Office Hours: Money and Ops with Team Siddhi

This week's Office Hours explores the interplay between operations, innovation, and finance during highly disruptive times with Melissa Facchina and David McCormick, two of the leaders of Siddhi Capital and Siddhi Ops.

Watch Office Hours: Strategy, Pivots, and Planning during the Pandemic

This week's Office Hours features industry veterans Alan Murray and Brad Barnhorn, who, drawing upon years of experience working with brands as board members and operators, offer advice on forecast planning, organizational strategy and leadership during the pandemic.