Yes We Can: Perspectives and Strategies for Success in 2021

Free Webinar Series

Back by Popular Demand!

Following the success of our Tales from the Trenches series, these webinars will provide practical perspectives and real-world advice for navigating financing, cashflow, retail, distributor, and eComm challenges in the year ahead presented by seasoned experts with plenty of opportunities for you to ask presenters your questions.

Past webinars will be available to watch on our YouTube channel.

Do you have a product or service that can benefit companies in the HEI Community?

Can you summarize your proposition in less than 5 minutes?

If so, we may have an opportunity for you!

Apply now to make a special offer before one of our webinars!

We will choose one offer per session from any applications we have in hand by the prior Friday, noon EST each week. Offers will be chosen on the basis of:

  • The apparent unique and positive value of your proposition for our audience
  • The affordability and convenience of your offer
  • The clarity and succinctness of your presentation and pitch

Download and complete the application and send to info@hirshberginstitute.com, along with 3 slides you’d like to use to present your offer.

Applications are due at noon ET on the FRIDAY prior to the Wednesday webinar.

Upcoming Webinars

DateTopic/Speaker
Wed, Jan 20th
4-5:30pm EST
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Setting 2021 Goals
Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting, LLC
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Elliot Begoun
Wed, Jan 27th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Slides
Be Smart with Your Cash in the Post-Covid Environment
Elliot Begoun, Founder and Brand Champion, TIG
Ashley Hartman, Senior Principal, Bluestein Ventures
Moderated by Madeline Haydon and Gary Hirshberg
Wed, Feb 3rd
4-5:30pm EST
View Recording
View Patrick Coyle’s Slides
E-Comm Do’s and Don’ts
Patrick Coyle, Vice President of Marketing, nutpods
Jennifer Krupey, Vice President of Marketing, Cali’flour Foods
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg, Stephen Hennessy, and Betsy McGinn
Wed, Feb 10th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Slides
UNFI 2021 Outlook
John Raiche, Senior Vice President, Supplier Services, UNFI
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Bob Burke
Wed, Feb 17th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Handout
INFRA and NCG Outlook
Pat Sheridan, Interim President & CEO, INFRA
Ben Nauman, Sr. Director of Purchasing, National Co+Op Grocers
Moderated by Elliot Begoun
Wed, Feb 24th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Jessica Rubino’s Slides
View Annalea Krebs Slides
Telling Your Story and Gaining Discovery and Trial in the New Covid World
Jessica Rubino, Executive Director, Content, New Hope Network
Annalea Krebs, CEO and Founder, Social Nature
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Bob Burke
Wed, Mar 3rd
4-5:30pm EST
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View Matt McLean’s Slides
Brands Launching in the Current Market
Nicole Bernard Dawes, Founder & CEO, Nixie Sparkling Water
Matt McLean, Co-Founder, Uncle Matt’s Organic
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Ethan Hirshberg
Wed, Mar 10th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Carlotta Mast’s Slides
View Steve French’s Slides
The Latest Consumer and Market Trends and Insights
Carlotta Mast, Sr. Vice President and Market Leader, New Hope Network
Steve French, Sr. Vice President, National Marketing Institute
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg
Wed, Mar 17th
4-5:30pm EST
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View Pitch Slides by Manoli Kulutbanis
How to Successfully Pitch for $$
Andy Whitman, Managing Partner, 2x Consumer Growth Partners
Paul Richardson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Renewal Funds
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Elliot Begoun
Wed, Mar 24th
4-5:30pm EDT
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View James Ren’s slides
View Jeremy Smith’s slides
Thrive Market Ingredient Standards list
Navigating Costco & Thrive
Jeremy Smith, President and Founder, Launchpad
James Ren, Senior Category Manager, Branded Food, Thrive Market
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Bob Burke
Wed, Mar 31st
4-5:30pm EDT
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View Rich Thompson’s slides
View Factory’s Top 10 missteps
View Elliot Begoun’s slides
View Bob Burke’s Natural Products Field Manual presentation
Powerful Business Building Insights from Two Innovative Incubators
Rich Thompson, Managing Partner, Factory
Elliot Begoun, Founder and Brand Champion, TIG Brands
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Elly Truesdell

Download the order form for Bob Burke’s Natural Products Field Manual
Wed, April 7th
4-5:30pm EDT
View Recording
View Seth Goldmans’ slides
View Walter Robb’s slides
Innovating in the Age of COVID
Seth Goldman, Founder, Eat the ChangeTM
Walter Robb, Principal, Stonewall Robb Advisors
Wed, April 14th
4-5:30pm EDT
View Recording
View Mike Cianciarulo’s slides
View Jimbo’s Bill of Rights
Working with Independent Retailers
Mike Cianciarulo, President, EarthFare
Jimbo Someck, Owner, Jimbo’s … Naturally!
Moderated by Gary Hirshberg and Corinne Shindelar

Schedule and speakers are subject to change.

Resources

Gary’s Indispensable Cash Flow Worksheet
How to Work with INFRA

Sponsor

These webinars are generously sponsored by: