Food Venture Financing News - No. 97 Events
Naturally Austin: April CPG Homeroom Monday
Monday, April 11, 2022 | 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
PREP ATX Commercial Kitchens - 1300 E Anderson Ln, Building D, Austin, Texas
Naturally Austin's CPG Homeroom, a regularly held small group event that includes coffee networking and access to experts through office hours on the second Monday of the month. Join them for connection to the community and to learn how to get the most out of your membership. Each Homeroom Monday includes small group office hours with industry experts.
Naturally Bay Area: Building Sustainability Into Your Business Strategy
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Does there have to be a tradeoff between sustainability and profitability? Do consumers really care about sustainability? Come learn the answer to these questions and more as we hear from leaders who have built multi-million dollar brands with sustainability at their core. We'll hear from our panel as they share tips and tricks on how to build and scale a sustainable business.
Registration will be open soon!
Naturally Chicago: Crushing It in a Crowded Category
Monday, April 11, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The pandemic made life hard for many entrepreneurs, but the hottest Good Food and Natural Products companies saw their growth curves continue to soar upwards. Four leaders will share the secrets of their companies' success.
- Kim Feil - Chief Marketing & Strategy Office at Aspire Healthy Energy Drinks
- Blair Kellison - CEO of Traditional Medicinals
- Miyoko Schinner - CEO & Founder of Miyoko's Creamery
- Jim Simon - CEO of JIMMYBAR!
- Jim Slama (moderator) - Managing Director of Naturally Chicago
Naturally Los Angeles: Naturally LA Launch Party
Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
SmogShoppe - South La Cienega Boulevard 2651, Los Angeles, California
Naturally Los Angeles' inaugural event to celebrate their new organization.
Naturally North Bay: Lease Accounting Meets Lease Negotiations
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Learn what finance teams need to know about real estate lease negotiations, and what real estate teams need to know about accounting, in order to avoid unpleasant surprises with the new accounting rules.
- Marc Maiona - Founder/President of LeaseCalcs, Inc.
- Jeff Manley - Senior Managing Director of Savills
Naturally North Bay: Celebrate! People. Product. Planet
Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
SOMO Village - 1400 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park, California
The Pioneer Awards that have been held since 2013 is becoming the new Celebrate! event. This expanded event celebrates the natural, specialty and organic products industry here in the North Bay and awards those who have contributed in extraordinary ways to our community.
Naturally San Diego: People and Culture Forum: The Cultural Impact of COVID & Hybrid Work Model
Thursday, March 31, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Perfect Snacks HQ - 3931 Sorrento Valley Blvd Suite 100, Sorrento Valley, California
Meet other P&C leads throughout San Diego to discuss the cultural impact of COVID & hybrid work model
- Allie Jennings - Perfect Snacks
- Danny Kim - Director of People & Culture at Raindrop Marketing
- Lisa Shields - Organifi
- Zach Smith - Chief Activation Officer + Co-Founder of Activate 180
Naturally San Diego: 2nd Annual Pitch Slam
Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
BRICK - Historic Decatur Road 2863, San Diego, California
Five finalists will go head-to-head in this shark-tank-style live showing of Southern California's most promising group of natural products brands.
Naturally San Diego: Finance Forum: Private Equity in CPG
Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Union Cowork Encinitas - 111 C St., Encinitas, CA
Learn the role of Private Equity in CPG, when to seek it, and when to shun it, as told by insider Bill Shen.
- Douglas Raggio - Founder of Pass the Honey
- Bill Shen - Founder of Lukailani