Vegan Business Support

Featuring a number of experts in running vegan businesses, this section covers topics such as marketing, finance, growth, legalities and structure. Hosted by Katrina Fox, founder of Vegan Business Media.

Timetable

Friday

11:00am - 11:45am

Certifications session

Kate Sandle, Adrian Ling, Rebecca Goodyear, Alix Meek

Are certifications worth it? What are the benefits of getting your products certified as vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free and so on?[…]

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Kate Sandle

Adrian Ling

Rebecca Goodyear

Alix Meek

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Money & Capital Raising Session

Craig Tannock, Mike Hill, Jonathan Petrides

Should you do a crowdfunding campaign? What about equity crowdfunding? Is getting an investor on board the right move for[…]

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Craig Tannock

Mike Hill

Jonathan Petrides

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Distributor session

Jennifer Pardoe, Jasper Beese

Whether you’re already working with a distributor or you’re keen to find one, this session is a must. Get up[…]

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Jennifer Pardoe

Jasper Beese

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Media & Publicity session

Karin Ridgers, Maria Chiorando, Katrina Fox, Chas Newkey-Burden

Getting your business featured in the media is a golden opportunity for vegan business owners because it’s free publicity. But[…]

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Karin Ridgers

Maria Chiorando

Katrina Fox

Chas Newkey-Burden

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Social media and content marketing session

Robbie Lockie, Damien Clarkson

Social media is constantly changing. Learn about the most up-to-date trends in social media and content marketing, how to create[…]

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Robbie Lockie

Damien Clarkson

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Health Claims in Business

Gareth Zeal, Mike Abrahams, Dagfinn Aune MSc, PhD

With so many ‘miracle cure’ products being spruiked on the internet, consumers are becoming more savvy, while regulators are clamping[…]

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Gareth Zeal

Mike Abrahams

Dagfinn Aune MSc, PhD

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Vegan startup businesses

Laura Way, Anna MacDonald, Jonathan Petrides, Lucas Windhager

What are some of the challenges facing vegan start-ups and how can you handle them? What’s involved in starting and[…]

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Laura Way

Anna MacDonald

Jonathan Petrides

Lucas Windhager