Brand new event: The Wellness Exchange programme announced

Brand new event: The Wellness Exchange programme announced
Enterprise Nation
Enterprise NationEnterprise Nation

Posted: Mon 19th Dec 2016

Starting and growing a business in the wellness and wellbeing sector? The Wellness Exchange is being hosted for you. Meet buyers, experts and entrepreneurs who will offer the contacts and advice you need to sell to large retailers, scale nationwide and raise profile. The programme is hot off the press!

Attend to hear from head buyers at Planet Organic and Holland & Barrett as well as the entrepreneurs behind Frame, Neat Nutrition, Vivid Drinks, MACACHA and Disrupt Sports, plus pitch your story to Balance magazine and It's a day not to be missed if you're in the wellness business.

The Wellness Exchange: 10 March 2017 at KPMG, 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

9.30am: Registration

9.50am: Welcome from Enterprise Nation

Emma Jones, founder, Enterprise Nation

10.00am: How two former GB swimmers have created the Chanel of the protein world

Charlie Turner, operations director and co-founder, Neat Nutrition

10.30am: Meet the buyer: Holland & Barrett

Ian Mackie, head of food category, Holland & Barrett

11.00am: Coffee break

11.30am: How to find a manufacturer for your wellness product, whether food or fashion

  • Tom and Phil Beahon, Co-founders, Castore

  • James Shillcock, Founder, Vivid Drinks

12.00pm: Guide to a health product start-up: How I did it

Following an eight year career as head of health and beauty at Whole Foods UK, Ines Hermida decided to become her own boss and run her own show. Protein shake, MACACHA, is the result and is selling across the UK and overseas. Ines will show how she got started and keeps growing

12.30pm: Meet the Buyer: Planet Organic

Al Overton, head of buying, Planet Organic

1.00pm: Lunch break

Head out to a nearby eatery, or showcase your product to Al Overton at a lunchtime demo

2.00pm: How to grow your wellness business on Instagram

Representatives from Facebook and Instagram

2.30pm: Let's get personal: How to deliver a personal wellness experience to your customer

Chris Bailey, Founder, Disrupts Sports

3.00pm: Show me the money!

Representatives from KPMG, HSBC and funders offer top tips on how to raise and manage money

3.30pm: Scaling a national wellness business

A panel of entrepreneurs who have successfully grown through fitness training classes and/or gyms show how it's done

  • Nicole Noble, founder, Frame

  • Ben Allen, founder, Oomph

  • James Routledge, founder, Sanctus

4.00pm: Make me famous!

A panel of editors and an entrepreneur outline how you can pitch your story to the press and secure celebrity clients

  • Geeta Sidhu Robb, founder, Nosh Detox

  • Sophie Scott, editor, Balance Magazine

  • Lauren Armes, director,

4.30pm: Finish

Follow the event on social media with #WellnessExchange, join the event page on Facebook and book your ticket below.

Enterprise Nation
Enterprise NationEnterprise Nation
Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their businesses. Led by founder, Emma Jones CBE, Enterprise Nation connects you to the resources and expertise to help you succeed.

You might also like…

Get business support right to your inbox

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive business tips, learn about new funding programmes, join upcoming events, take e-learning courses, and more.