The NOSH Live Boot Camp is an intensive half-day educational session for early-stage food entrepreneurs and industry newcomers taking place on Tuesday, December 3rd, the afternoon prior to the main NOSH Live Winter 2019 event. To help young brands navigate the early years, the session is designed to present a blueprint for a successful food business from a select group of industry veterans and advisors. The half-day event is free to brands attending the two-day NOSH Live Winter 2019 event.
Boot Camp lays the foundation for success and provides a headstart on the discussions and networking to come in the following days. Attendees benefit from “101” level content and the opportunity to ask experts questions 1-on-1 during round table networking. This winter’s agenda covers food investment trends, brand development, e-commerce management, retail strategies and sales models.
Boot Camp begins at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 3rd in the Palisades Room within the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. It’s open to all brands attending NOSH Live Winter 2019, which will be held the following two days on December 4th and 5th.
Here is the NOSH Live Winter 2019 Boot Camp agenda:
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Registration
12:30 PM – 12:35 PM Introduction, Carol Ortenberg, Editor, NOSH
12:35 PM – 1:00 PM Food Investment Trends, Nick McCoy, Co-founder & Managing Director, Whipstitch Capital
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Brand Development & Design
- Kelly Criswell, Chief Creative Officer, The GRO Agency
- Danielle Muller, VP of Strategy, The GRO Agency
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Networking Break
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pitching Venture Capital, Benjamin Levy, Vice President, Echo Capital Group
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Managing & Growing Your Ecommerce Sales – Michael Yanez, Vice President, eCommerce, KartSmartr, JOH
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Selling in the Natural Channel – Mike Anderson, CEO, Cali’flour Foods
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Data Gathering and Usage – Michelle Fox, Director, Investment Strategy, Brand Growth Solutions, SPINS
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Networking & Expert Tables
The main stage presentations bring these conversations to the next level, providing takeaways for brands of all stages. Attendees will tap into lessons learned from successful entrepreneurs, growth opportunities according to CPG experts, and industry trends presented by top analysts. To lead the way, the NOSH Live speaker lineup includes founders and executives from Whole Foods Market, Brazi Bites, Perfect Snacks, Buzzfeed’s Tasty, and Advantage Capital Partners, among others.
Next week NOSH Live Winter 2019 returns to Santa Monica, CA and hundreds of natural food professionals are registered. With only 8 days left until the event, time is running out to join them at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel this December 4th and 5th. Register today.
Questions about the conference can be directed to our NOSH team. Sponsorship opportunities are available for companies looking for additional industry exposure. For those interested in speaking opportunities, please fill out the speaker application.
About NOSH Live
NOSH Live is a two-day business event for the natural food industry. The cutting-edge conference drives valuable industry connections and promotes the exchange of strategies and ideas. Specific to CPG food companies, the program explores growth strategy, sales, marketing, investment, and more through case-based presentations and panels by an all-star roster of speakers.