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10:00 - 10:30AM

OPENING KEYNOTE


10:30 - 11:15AM

THE RECIPE FOR GROWTH: SCALING YOUR FOOD BUSINESS

Learn from the best retailers, distributors, and business builders in the food sector from companies like Starbucks, Target, and Whole Foods

Moderator: Craig Kostelic, Chief Business Officer, Condé Nast, The Food Innovation Group

Speaker 1: Eric Carl, Enterprise Wellness Strategy Lead, Target

Speaker 2: Cyrus Schwartz, Founder & CEO, Dora's Naturals

Speaker 3: Christina Pennypacker, Senior Buyer of Food, QVC

Speaker 4: Elly Truesdell, Global Product Innovation & Development, Whole Foods

Speaker 5: TBC


11:15 - 12:00PM

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF CONSUMERISM

From Dollar Shave Club to Sir Kensington’s, discover what investors are looking for in next gen consumer retail


12:00 - 12:30PM

Fireside Chat: Bootstrap to Acquisition


12:30 - 1:30PM

NETWORKING HOUR


1:30 - 2:15PM

BEAUTY AND BUSINESS: THRIVING IN A CHANGING CONSUMER CLIMATE 

Find out how to navigate this dynamic and ever-changing industry from these beauty moguls


2:15 - 3:00PM

RESOURCE PANEL: BUSINESS BUILDING BLOCKS 

Explore the best resources needed to help build your brand


3:00 - 3:45PM

BUILDING IN WELLNESS: MARKETING A MISSION-FOCUSED BRAND

Learn how to strengthen your wellness business by pairing it with a compelling mission statement


3:45PM - 4:30PM

FOUNDER STORIES: MAKING IT BIG

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10:00 - 10:30AM

FIRESIDE CHAT


10:30 - 11:15AM

Don't Tell Me To Eat Clean: What Millennials Think About Health


11:15 - 12:00PM

CONSUMER C-SUITE: WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON FOR CONSUMER BRANDS  

Sit down with these C-Suite executives and hear what they have to say about the future of consumer retail


12:00 - 1:00PM

NETWORKING HOUR


1:00 - 1:45PM

One Username, One Million Followers: Influencers Shaping the Industry

Find out how businesses can team up with social media influencers to leverage their brands


1:45 - 2:30PM

D2C DISRUPTERS: UNDERSTANDING THE MODERN CONSUMER  

Learn to design a digital presence that’ll drive serious growth for your business with brands like Casper and Hello Products


2:30 - 3:15PM

FIRESIDE CHAT:WORKING WOMEN 

All about navigating the business world as a 21st-century female entrepreneur


3:15PM - 3:45PM

FOUNDER STORIES: BUILDING FROM THE GROUND UP 

Discover the power of leadership in creating a successful company


3:45 - 5:00PM

CONSUMER DISCOVERY AWARD SHOW 

Celebrate breakthrough brands and best-in-class leaders in the consumer sector