Drinkpreneur Live 2014

DrinkPreneur awards are an International competition recognizing the best RTD beverage idea or a start-up product.

11 Jun 2014 at Holiday Inn London – Camden Lock, London, United Kingdom

Beverage, Meetings & Events

Drinkpreneur Live 2014 11 Jun 2014 Holiday Inn London – Camden Lock, London, United Kingdom
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First beverage Start-Up accelerator in Europe
DrinkPreneur Live 2014 is the first specialized start-up accelerator for RTD beverage category in the UK. We are proud to introduce this unique opportunity for drinks entrepreneurs to face greatest minds and most influential people within the fast moving consumer goods industry. Present your existing product, concept or an idea in front of potential buyers, investors and future partners. Defend your business idea in front of the market experts. Stand up for your product and prove that you have the next big thing right there in front of everybody. Seek for the investment, placement, marketing advice and distribution. DrinkPreneur Live is your chance to accelerate the growth of your company, build your team, arrange the production and product development and place your idea on the shelves. It is the pioneer start-up event focused on building the future of beverage industry based on creativity, passion and entrepreneurship. Together with some of the greatest minds in the consumer goods trade we aim to help new brands to shine.

Upload your Product and a Business plan
Showcase to your potential consumers, buyers, partners or investors
Prove that you and your team has it all
Get high scores
Present your business Live on 11th of June in London
Get evaluated
Get funded
Get started
Get on the shelves
Grow and innovate

 
How to enter your finished beverage product or beverage concept for the awards:
1. Book your place at Drinkpreneur here: www.zenithinternational.com/events
2. Click ‘APPLY TO DRINKPRENEUR AWARDS’ banner
3. Register
4. Log In and follow instructions
5. Good Luck! And remember, you must enter before May 31st 2014
 

 
Beverage Start-up Awards
 
Dragons Den For Drinks DrinkPreneur awards are an International competition recognizing the best RTD beverage idea or a start-up product. Entries are judged by a highly esteemed panel of industry experts, and awarded based on Creativity, Marketability, Innovation, Scalability and overall business growth potential. Kastytis Kemezys, co-founder of MyDrink Beverages serves as a chairman of the judges.
 
The competition will be divided in two stages – online scoring and DrinkPreneur Live 2014 Conference in London:
 

 
Online scoring will start on the 11th of April and new applications will be accepted until the 31st of May. After the end of application term, the highest scoring products will be awarded by the judges to highlight the innovative contributions to the industry. 20 of the highest ranked contestants will be given an opportunity to present their products at the DrinkPreneur Live 2014 conference in London. During the DrinkPreneur Live 2014 conference 20 highest scoring ideas will compete during the hectic workshop session together with the high profile industry experts and mentors. Judges will speak directly with each contestant, express their honest opinion and constructive critique. Business owners will have to show their flexibility, passion and determination to prove their product and business to be the best amongst the competition. The winner will be awarded by our Sponsors and Judges.
 
 Prizes
 

Compare The Wholesaler will offer free exposure on the site:
Platinum package: Key banner locations / product feature pages for each SKU / Focus piece on the winning business(or individual) / inclusion onto every email campaign for 2 months And a bespoke campaign to the value of £10k

 

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Judges / Mentors / Speakers
 
At the event entrepreneurs will have a chance to meet and be mentored by industry experts from Tate&Lyle ventures, Tesco, Cott Beverages, Honey Creative, BlueBox corporate finance, Thrive, Fusion Learning, MyDrink Beverages, Closed Loop Recycling, Zenith International and many more well established company executives. Each of these experts might become future partners and investors.
 

CHRIS DOW
CEO at Closed Loop Recycling

CLAIRE NUTTALL
Founding Partner - Thrive Unlimited

CLAIRE PHOENIX
Director and Managing Editor at FoodBev Media

CRISPIN REED
Managing Director Europe & UK at fusion learning

DAVID BEARDMORE
Category Buying Manager - Soft Drinks & Juice at Tesco PLC

GREG VALLANCE
Commercial Director at Honey Creative

HEATHER ROXBOROUGH
Principal at Tate & Lyle Ventures

JASON SMITH
Director at Redrock Capital

KEITH DAVID ROBINSON
Director at CompareTheWholesaler.com

LAVINIA
CEO at BE:ZEN drinks

LOTWINA FARODOYE
Growth Manager at Growth Accelerator, Grant Thornton LLP

LULU LAIDLAW-SMITH
Commercial Director at Honey Creative

MARC MILLER
Founder at Human International Beverages & HUMAN Drinks

MIKE SEARS
Founder and CEO, Windfall Brands

NEIL WALLBURTON
Principal Consultant, Zenith International

PAUL HERMAN
CEO at BlueBox Corporate Funding

RICHARD HALL
Chairman, Zenith International Ltd

RICHARD REED
Co-founder of Innocent Drinks and JamJar Investments

SIMON GRAY
Owner at Boost Drinks

SUZANNE GLANCY-ROSS
Commercial Director at Cott Beverages

ADOMAS PRANEVICIUS
MyDrink Beverages

IEVA PETKEVICIUTE
MyDrink Beverages

 
 
 
 
 
Programme
 
 
 

08:30
Registration

 
 

 
5 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ESSENTIALS

09:00
“Market Gap Analysis”

 
Claire Nuttall, Founding Partner at Thrive

 
 

09:10
“Concept, Design, Marketing and Branding”

 
Greg Vallance, Creative Managing Partner at Honey Creative

 
 

When
From: June 11, 2014 08:30
To: June 11, 2014 19:00
Where

Holiday Inn London – Camden Lock, 30 Jamestown Rd, NW1 7BY, London, United Kingdom

Category

Beverage, Meetings & Events

Contact email
kas@drinkpreneur.com

Contact phone
+44 7454668885

External link

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