Sessions for week of June 21, 2021
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June 23 2021 at 8:15 am in Wabash Ballroom
Sally Lyons-Wyatt, Executive Vice President & Practice Leader, IRI
This session provides the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s perennial view of the snack category from a shopper, consumer and retailer perspective.
June 24 2021 at 8:15 am in Wabash Ballroom
Anne-Marie Roerink, Principal, 210 Analytics, LLC
This session provides the Sweets & Snacks Expo’s perennial view of the candy category from shopper, consumer and retailer perspectives. Attendees will preview NCA's latest signature research, which will debut for the first time to Sweets & Snacks Expo attendees during this session.
June 24 2021 at 8:15 am in Room 104
Beth Neiman Hacker, Director of Global Market Research, Tate & Lyle;
Lynn Dornblaser, Director of Innovation and Insight, Mintel;
Tara Bosch, Founder & CEO, SmartSweets
This session dives deep into sugar and calorie reduction trends and opportunities and explores the purchase impact of various claims and labeling. Attendees will also hear from SmartSweets founder Tara Bosch on how SmartSweets, a fast-growing non-chocolate confectionery brand, drove category growth.
June 25 2021 at 8:15 am in Wabash Ballroom
Nancy Whiteman, CEO, Wana Brands
This session offers advice from the CEO of North America’s largest cannabis-infused edibles producer on building a cannabis brand and preparing a company for partnerships with the cannabis industry. Attendees will learn about the challenges in the industry, including licensing and regulations, and the necessary steps to build a cannabis brand when regular marketing channels and strategies are not an option.