Tea Business Boot Camp

Tea Business Boot Camp (TBBC) is a one-of-a-kind, all-day, intensive and hands-on program that covers critical topics facing the tea entrepreneur as well as provides a solid foundation of tea education. The faculty is made up of top-notch educators and experienced experts successfully working in the tea industry today.

Students will absorb information from several one-hour sessions covering a range of topics from the business plan writing and financial management considerations to marketing, sourcing, and Tea 101.

Packed with education and networking opportunities, TBBC provides the training and knowledge you need to run a successful tea business—right from the start.

Date: June 11th

8:00 to 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 to 9:15 am  Speaker 1---- Tea 101 --- Babette Donaldson/Emcee

9:15 to 10:15 am  Speaker 2 --- Tea Business Fundamentals --- Maria Uspenski

10:25 to 11:25 am Speaker 3— Evolving with the Changing Face of the Tea Market – Kevin Gascoyne

11:35 to 12:35 pm Speaker 4 --- Pricing your Products -- Bill Waddington

12:35 to 1:35 Lunch

1:35 to 2:35 pm Speaker 5--- Crafting Your Online Presence with Social Media Marketing –- Nicole Newcomb

2:45 to 3:45 pm Speaker 6 -- Labeling: What You Need to Know –- David Weinstein

4:00 to 5:00 pm Speaker 7--- How to Build Your Brand –- Charlie Cain

5:00 to 5:30 pm -- Conclusion & Wrap Up 

5:30 to 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception