With yet another experienced entrepreneur sharing her knowledge, BevNET FBU L.A. will feature a discussion of strategic pivots for new brands as the event's last talk of the day.
Are you starting a food or beverage company and looking to learn the ropes? Or do you want to expand your knowledge of the industry and connect with other food and beverage entrepreneurs and experts?
Gain valuable wisdom and insight at BevNET’s Food and Beverage University (FBU), the industry’s premier educational and networking event. FBU LA will take place on Thursday September 11, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center at 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles.
The one-day event combines success stories from company founders with expert advice from industry thought leaders to offer beginner food and beverage entrepreneurs a realistic picture of the challenges they will face, plus some of tools to face them. Information is provided in an encouraging and supportive environment, but with a focus on understanding of the difficult choices that new companies must make as they attempt to reach the product development and sales growth milestones necessary to create new distribution and investment opportunities.
Seats for BevNET FBU L.A., the premier business education and networking event for early-stage food and beverage entrepreneurs, are filling up fast. Don’t miss your opportunity!
Jim Breen, the founder and CEO of fast-growing Way Better Snacks, will be on hand to discuss the role of differentiation in establishing and helping grow entrepreneurial brands during FBU.
The ways that strategics — large consumer companies that are able to buy and sell other brands — operate have large implications for the entire food and beverage world. So while selling to a strategic entity is a rare — but prized — opportunity for most food and beverage entrepreneurs, the language and ideas that fuel strategic acquirers is a necessary part for those who intend to grow a strong business, as it can affect valuations, investor attitudes, and even retail attitudes toward different product types.…
Nierenberg, a former Glaceau board member and the founder of B.I.N. Sales and Marketing, will speak on the basic routes to market for new and growing brands, particularly the process of deploying and incorporating sales brokers as part of a sales organization and how it relates to a company's overall forecasting, budgeting, and promotional agendas.
With a lineup that has invested in products like Vitaminwater, Popchips, Mamma Chia and Kind Bars, the “Financing Your Growth” segment of FBU L.A. is stacked with experience and advice.
The data will look broadly at the most-subscribed categories for FBU attendees, offering greater understanding of how sales data and information can be deployed to their advantage.
BevNET's one-day educational event for startup food and beverage companies, FBU L.A., will feature more than 20 different speakers and sessions.
Interact's strategy director, Adam Spriggs, and client director, Blake Mitchell, will provide attendees with basic guidelines for standing out on-shelf through structure, layout, color and imagery.
The new group of speakers unveiled as part of BevNET’s Food and Beverage University (FBU) in Los Angeles on Sept. 11 will offer unrivaled assistance for attendees.