Natural Products Business School 2015 [LIVE]

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Look for this video on-demand at learn.newhope.com this October

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.

Agenda
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.

Sponsors
301 Inc
 
BrandFWD
 
Customer Marketing Group, Inc.
Faegre Baker Daniels
 
MetaBrand Capital
 
NEXT Accelerator
Nutrition Capital Network
       
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