Need a moment to wind down and digest everything you’ve been learning? Whatever your taste may be — food, beverages, toys, beauty products — A Taste of Brandweek brings the Brandweek experience to your doorstep. Unpack your gift box*, sign into one of our intimate virtual gatherings and prepare for a fun and interactive introduction to groundbreaking products, presented by the founders and brand managers themselves.

 

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mented Cosmetics

Monday, September 20 | 9:30am EST

Mented Cosmetics believes every woman should be able to find herself in the world of beauty, no matter her skin tone. It’s makeup designed for deeper skin tones, founded by women of color. Learn more about Mented Cosmetics at A Taste of Brandweek, because when it comes to beauty, no one deserves to be an afterthought. .

KJ Miller

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
mented Cosmetics

Sound

Monday, September 20 | 9:30am EST

Tommy Kelly

Co-Founder
Sound

King Arthur Baking Company

Monday, September 20 | 10:00am EST

King Arthur Baking Company is employee-owned by bakers at heart. And for generations, they’ve been there with you as you bake. Learn more about their mission to be the ultimate resource and inspiration in the kitchen, to inspire connections and community through baking, and to use their business as a force for good during A Taste of Brandweek.  

Rachel Lewis

Brand Director – Core
King Arthur Baking Company

Kim Stellavato

Brand Director – Emerging, King Arthur Baking Company

Three Wishes Cereal

Monday, September 20 | 10:00am EST

Join us to hear how our experiences running a creative agency and serving clients informed the way we look at brands and inspired us to build our very own. We’ll share tricks of the trade, big businesses’ best kept secrets, and common pitfalls to avoid.

Margaret Wishingrad

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Three Wishes

Ian Wishingrad

Co-founder
Three Wishes

Farmer's Fridge

Monday, September 20 | 4:00pm EST

Farmer's Fridge is removing roadblocks from eating wholesome, delicious food made from quality ingredients. Automated smart fridges put chef-curated meals and snacks in your hands in seconds. Even better? Unpurchased food is regularly donated to community members in need.

Meghan Hurley

Vice President, Marketing
Farmer's Fridge

Jaanuu

Monday, September 20 | 4:00pm EST

As a practicing pediatrician and co-founder, Dr. Neela has been on the frontlines for the past year and a half juggling parenthood, her businesses and her patients, all to the backdrop of a global pandemic. What started as a desire to bring style and function to the medical apparel space, transformed into a mission to empower healthcare heroes to look and feel their best around the clock. Get the inside scoop from Dr. Neela who has used her first hand experience to inform and innovate the medical apparel industry, most recently with Jaanuu’s new line of loungewear - perfect for caregivers’ recovery, a critical and often overlooked component of the medical field. 

Dr. Neela Sethi

Pediatrician, Co-Founder
Jaanuu

Life is Good

Monday, September 20 | 4:30pm EST

In this talk, hear from Life is Good® 's President, Tom Hassell, on how the optimistic apparel company evolved its business model in 2020 – one of the most challenging years in retail - nearly doubling its customer-base and growing ecommerce revenue by 75 percent. Connect with the deeper purpose of your work & life, while taking away actionable tips on how you can drive positive change within your organization

Tom Hassell

President
Life is Good

Data Is Dead, Long Live Data!

Monday, September 20 | 4:30pm EST

Picture the scene: it’s 2022 and the cookie-less future digital retailers have been scrambling to navigate is here, but you haven’t sweat it since September. Sounds great, right? Make that future a reality by joining Win Brands Group co-founder and CMO Taylor Sicard for a discussion on how the modern holding company is already setting its portfolio of brands including Homesick, QALO, and Gravity up for success by finding new ways to gather first-party data. Learn how each brand has already used these findings to shape everything from product development, to marketing attribution, and more, and how to apply these lessons to your own brand in preparation for the ‘datageddon.’

Taylor Sicard

Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Win Brands Group

VIDE

Tuesday, September 21 | 9:30am EST

Premium canned cocktails with natural fruit flavor. VIDE is crafted for the aspirational consumer—those who are always longing for something better.

Ryan Laverty

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
VIDE

TB12

Tuesday, September 21 | 9:30am EST

Tom Brady co-founded TB12 on the belief that everyone can benefit from a smarter, more holistic approach to health and wellness. Tom’s functional strength and conditioning principles, innovative recovery practices, and commitment to preventing and addressing injuries are the basis for everything TB12 does.

Alex Guerrero

Co-founder
TB12

John Burns

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
TB12

MUSH

Tuesday, September 21 | 10:00am EST

Joanna Dutta

Chief Marketing Officer
MUSH

Teal N Bronze

Tuesday, September 21 | 10:00am EST

Teal N Bronze is organic skincare which harmonizes body care, self-care and wellness for all genders, skin types and skin tones, created from 100% plant oils and cruelty free.

Daily Harvest

Tuesday, September 21 | 4:00pm EST

As marketers, our north star is forming deep, lifelong connections with our customers, mobilizing a movement, and inspiring evangelism. Join Daily Harvest founder + CEO, Rachel Drori for a conversation on how to build a brand everyone can believe in by committing to solving a systemic problem and being radically customer-driven. Enjoy a complimentary box of nourishing bowls, flatbreads, smoothies, snacks and desserts courtesy of Daily Harvest, too.

Rachel Drori

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Daily Harvest

Bulu

Tuesday, September 21 | 4:00pm EST

Bulu launched the sixth Subscription Box to hit the market in 2012. Since then, Bulu has launched and managed dozens of programs in partnership with brands like Disney, GNC, Crayola, Lululemon, Discovery Channel Shark Week, and more, to bring the unique consumer experience (and recurring revenue) of a Subscription Box to these storied brands' offerings. Unbox a surprise alongside Bulu Co-Founder and CEO Paul Jarrett, and hear the big fails and bigger wins in Bulu's pursuit to create the perfect Subscription Boxes. 

Paul Jarrett

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Bulu

Ocean Spray

Tuesday, September 21 | 4:30pm EST

Started by three farmers who shared a love for cranberries, Ocean Spray’s farmer-owned cooperative is now 700 families strong. We're proud to deliver 100% of profits from our farmer-owners' fruit back to them.

Monisha Dabek

Apeel

Tuesday, September 21 | 4:30pm EST

Plant-based protection for longer-lasting produce. Apeel is working with nature to reduce food waste and create abundance for all. 

Happy Socks

Wednesday, September 22 | 9:30am EST

Happy Socks has been bringing happiness and color to every corner of the world since 2008. Learn about their high-quality socks that combine unique designs and craftsmanship during A Taste of Brandweek.  

Paula Maso

Creative Director
Happy Socks

Laura Frisk

Head of Marketing
Happy Socks

Wheels Up

Wednesday, September 22 | 9:30am EST

Wheels Up delivers experiences measured in time well spent—not just time saved. Learn more about this private jet charter company that allows members to book short-and-medium range private flights, founded with the goal of reinventing the way you fly private during A Taste of Brandweek.  

Gail Grimmett

Chief Experience Officer
Wheels Up

Bevel

Wednesday, September 22 | 10:00am EST

Girard Hardy

Director, Brand Marketing of Walker & Company Brands, makers of Bevel
Bevel

Bespoke Post

Wednesday, September 22 | 10:00am EST

Bespoke Post is for people who give a damn. They deliver themed subscription boxes, providing a personalized mix of unique products and a whole lot of bang for your buck.

Michelle Zara Evans

Chief Merchandising Officer
Bespoke Post

Ministry of Supply

Wednesday, September 22 | 4:00pm EST

Ministry of Supply creates scientifically better clothes designed to make you more comfortable and productive...everywhere. Based out of Boston and born in the labs of MIT, they engineer for motion, comfort, easy care and the planet. 

Aman Advani

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Supply

BEHAVE Candy

Wednesday, September 22 | 4:00pm EST

BEHAVE Candy produces low-sugar candy that's good, so you don't have to be.

Mayssa Chehata

Founder
BEHAVE Candy

Soylent

Wednesday, September 22 | 4:00pm EST

Demir Vangelov

Chief Executive Officer
Soylent

QALO

Wednesday, September 22 | 4:30pm EST

Join Qalo at A Taste of Brandweek for conversations on creating the silicone ring category and growing into an active lifestyle brand.  

Gregg Angier

Chief Executive Officer
QALO

Omsom

Wednesday, September 22 | 4:30pm EST

Omsom was started to bring proud, loud Asian flavors to your fingertips—no more diluted dishes or cultural compromise. An Omsom starter is a pantry shortcut for a specific Asian dish, combining all sauces, aromatics and seasonings you need.

Emily Chan

Senior Director of Marketing
Omsom

Levain Bakery

Thursday, September 23 | 9:30am EST

Lorna Sommerville

Chief Marketing Officer
Levain Bakery

Melting Mouth’s Mind One Bite at a Time

Thursday, September 23 | 9:30am EST

Bitextural snacking in connecting mouths and minds. Join us as we chat with Managing Director and CMO Russell Barnett who brought mochi ice cream to the masses as he continues to break new ground, add new ingredients, and snacking culture to win the category.

Russell Barnett

Chief Marketing Officer, and Managing Director
My/Mo Mochi

Foot Locker

Thursday, September 23 | 10:00am EST

Join Francine Feder, the Vice President of Consumer Connections at Foot Locker, Inc. to learn how the brand’s evolved a traditional retail journey into an omni-channel universe over the past few years. Fran’s teams drive demand creation and build concept-forward offense that taps into Gen Z consumers passion points every day. The company’s approach to 360 marketing on a 24/7 turn was met with challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, as teams generated new strategies to drive heat within a digital landscape that was inundated and over saturated in a way we had never seen before. The agenda: create authentic moments for trusted influencers to speak directly to audiences and introduce consumers back to experiential during a critical period as restrictions shift and cities try to recover. Understanding how we engage will be key with a new outlook post-COVID.

Francine Feder

Vice President, Consumer Connections, North America
Foot Locker

Major League Soccer

Thursday, September 23 | 10:00am EST

David Bruce

SVP of Brand and Integrated Marketing
MLS

Kin Euphorics

Thursday, September 23 | 4:00pm EST

Jen Batchelor

Chief Euphorics Officer
Kin Euphorics

Super Coffee

Thursday, September 23 | 4:00pm EST

Learn how Super Coffee went from dormroom startup to the #3 bottled coffee drink, taking over shelves across the US. Jake will share key business insights on how Positive Energy enabled the company to scale while remaining opportunistic through challenging times. Jake will touch on the power of the Brands first national integrated Brand campaign with Add Something Positive, driving home the Brand ethos of removing the negatives and adding positives to your energy experience.

Jake DeCicco

Chief Revenue Officer
Super Coffee

Just Add Honey

Thursday, September 24 | 10:00am EST

Spraise

Thursday, September 24 | 10:00am EST

Dominique Boseman

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Spraise