Natural Products Business School 2015 [LIVE]

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Natural Products Business School is a full day of learning and networking designed to provide entrepreneurs with targeted, in-depth solutions to common business challenges. An inspiring Keynote Kickoff from Josh Tetrick of Hampton Creek starts the day, followed by deep-dive learning blocks on the topics of product development, sales, distribution, operations and manufacturing issues. We’ll also feature several entrepreneur success story snapshots of hot young brands getting it right.

9:05-9:45  Keynote Kickoff - Josh Tetrick, Hampton Creek

9:45-11:15 Branding and Marketing Block

  •  9:45-10:15 Building Premium Value for Your Brand - Bill Capsalis and Kay Allison, Boulder Farm Team
  • 10:15-10:45 Trying to Change the World? How to Grow an Authentic, Ethical Brand - Gillian Christie, Christie Communications
  • 10:45-11:15 Labeling Insights: How to Avoid Landing in Legal Hot Water, Dan Williams, Faegre Baker Daniels

11:15-11:30 Networking Break

11:30 -12:30 Manufacturing, Operations and Supply Chain Block

  • 11:30-12:00 How to Work with your Co-Packer - Jeff Grogg, JPG Resources
  • 12:00-12:30 Operations Financials; Margins, Projections and Promotions - Stew Bishop, Consumer Consulting Group

12:30-1:30 Networking Lunch

1:30-3:00 Sales and Distribution Block

  • 1:30-2:00  Create a Winning Distribution Strategy - Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting.
  • 2:00-2:30  A Brand's Guide to Amazon, eCommerce and the Future of Retail - Dan Harari, BrandFWD
  • 2:30-3:15 Retail Relationships: How to Get Your Buyers to Love You - Mathis Martines, Kroger, Bill Crawford, New Hope Natural Media, Jeremiah McElwee, Thrive Market (formerly with Whole Foods Market)

3:15 -3:45 Fundraising Basics: When Your Business Needs Capital - Matt Stamski, Faegre Baker Daniels.

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