NOSH Live Winter 2019 - AGENDA
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration; Breakfast Presented by CORE Foods -- Location: Arcadia Ballroom @ Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (1700 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, CA 90401)
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Welcome Remarks -- Location: Arcadia Ballroom
with Carol Ortenberg, Editor, NOSH
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM What I've Learned: Lessons Used the Second Time Around --
with Keith Belling, Founder & CEO, RightRice
9:40 AM - 10:05 AM Meet the Strategic: Mondelez' Focus on (Re)Invention & Investment --
with Mel Gaceta, Director of Ventures, Mondelez; Brigette Wolf, Head of Innovation at SnackFutures, Mondelez
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM Meet the NOSH Live Pitch Slam 7 Contestants --
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Networking Break & Livestream Studio --
10:40 AM - 11:05 AM Billionaire, Celebrity, Genius: Working with Unicorn Investors --
with Abe Minkara, Founding Partner/CIO, Legacy Knight Multi Family Office, Former Managing Director, Mark Cuban Companies
11:05 AM - 11:30 AM Research, Human Centered Design, and Snacking --
with Meija Jacobs, Senior Director, IDEO
11:30 AM - 11:55 AM Good Eggs: Shopping, Storytelling, and Solutions --
with Bentley Hall, CEO, Good Eggs
11:55 AM - 12:20 PM Bootstrapping, Growing, and Hitting the Gas --
with Junea Rocha, Co-founder and CMO, Brazi Bites
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM NOSH Best of 2019 Awards & Winners Discussion --
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break & Livestream Studio --
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Breakout Session I: Launching and Lasting in Retail -- Location: Palisades ABC, 5th Floor
with Jason Krolikowski, Global Senior Merchant,Candy and Functional Snacks, Whole Foods Market; Katie Paul, VP, Category Management & Growth Solutions, KeHE Distributors; Heidi Traore, Business Development Manager, National Co+op Grocers; Bentley Hall, CEO, Good Eggs
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Breakout Session I: Functional Foods: Growing Brands Amidst Regulation -- Location: Catalina Ballroom, Lobby
with Alan Murray, Former CEO, NextFoods, GoodBelly; Rakesh Amin, Partner, Amin Talati Wasserman; Amy Usiak, R&D Lead, JPG Resources
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Networking Break --
2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Session II: Creating a Foundation for Investment -- Location: Palisades ABC, 5th Floor
with Jon Sebastiani, Founder, Sonoma Brands; Sabina Gault, CEO, Konnect Agency; Nick McCoy, Co-founder & Managing Director, Whipstitch Capital
2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Breakout Session II: Building & Communicating With Your Board -- Location: Catalina Ballroom, Lobby
with Jane Miller, CEO, Lily's Sweets; Mike Schall, Advisory Board Member, Graham Partners and Founder and Managing Director, Schall Consulting Group, Inc. ; Brad Barnhorn, Board Member & Advisor, Barnhorn Growth Advisors
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sampling Experience + Expo; Livestream Studio -- The NOSH Live Sampling Experience + Expo is a two-hour networking and sampling session where the industry tries foods, talks shop and speaks with experts in the industry. Sampling and a sponsored expo anchor this high energy mini-event on day 1.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM NOSH Afterparty Powered by ForceBrands --

Location: True Food Kitchen at Santa Monica Place: 395 Santa Monica Pl Suite 172, Santa Monica, CA 90401

All registered NOSH Live Winter 2019 attendees are invited to attend. A conference badge and valid ID are required for admittance.

Please note that event agendas are subject to change.