BREW 2018

Schedule

 

schedule

 

OPENING NIGHT | TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13TH

The Louisiana Emerging Technology Center (LETC) Part of the Research District @ LSU

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Opening night of BREW is all about showcasing the tremendous innovations, products and services being created by Baton Rouge entrepreneurs. Join us for free.


entrepreneur day | wednesday, november 14

Entrepreneur Day Emcee: Carly Laing — Morning Anchor for BRProud/NBC33

The Louisiana Emerging Technology Center (LETC) Part of the Research District @ LSU

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

In addition to the following schedule, the following additional sessions will be held:

  • Live BREW screen printing session | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Office hours with Business First Bank | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

morning sessions

8:00 AM

Registration open | Coffee & Networking

9:00 AM MORNING KEYNOTE

Morning BREW | Keynote with Jill Nelson, CEO of Ruby Receptionists

10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Hard Pill to Swallow | Lessons learned in product/market fit

Courtney Sparkman, Mary Ellen Slayter, Natalie John, Calvin Mills, Vishal Vasanji

Every Time a Bell Rings | Becoming an angel investor

Daryl Schloz, board member of the NO/LA Angel Network

Artrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship for creatives by The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Madeleine and Dawson Ellis – Mimosa Handcrafted Jewelry, Leslie and Donney Rose – Black Out Loud Conference, LLC, Courtney and Doug Gay – The Real School of Music

11:15 AM

BR is Better than You Think | Baton Rouge’s best resources for entrepreneurs

Gus Murillo, Stan Prutz, Stephanie Hartman, Eric Porter, David Facey, Business First Bank entrepreneur

Term Limits | Mock negotiations for a term sheet

Scott Whittaker, Rick Babb, Barbra Barnett

Jill of All Trades | Jill Nelson Meet & Greet

12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE

BREW some Meaux | Lunchtime keynote delivered by Waitr CEO Chris Meaux


AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Our afternoon sessions are geared more toward scale-up entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow their companies rapidly.

2:15 PM

Tip the Scales | Scaling up your venture: core challenges

Peru Paritosh Sharma, Erik Frank, Lowry Curley, Mary Ellen Slayter, Will Scott, D’Marcus Glasper, Craig Gehring

3:00 PM

Break

3:30 PM

Digital Sales | E-Commerce best practices: selling beyond Baton Rouge

David Fluker, Warren Sager, Colleen Waguespack, Natalie John, Josh Caulley

4:15 PM

The Future of Baton Rouge | What’s next in the Capital Region for entrepreneurs

Laurie Aronson, John O. Hearin, Marc Couvillion, Whit Kellam, Uri Geva, Jim Odom, Charlie Davis, Deborah Sternberg

5:00 PM

Happy Hour


Pitch night | THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15TH

GET STARTED LOUISIANA PITCH NIGHT HOSTED BY COX BUSINESS

The Estuary at The Water Institute of the Gulf

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cox Business, in partnership with PitchBR and Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, cordially invite you to be part of #GetStartedLouisiana – our annual live forum and pitch competition bringing together some of the best and brightest minds in our state. The event will feature our state’s hottest and most innovative business ideas, and you can be a part of it all!