The COVID-19 crisis has placed Good Food and Natural Products businesses in uncharted territory. To provide expert answers to questions raising great concern in our community, the Naturally Network is co-presenting an online webinar this Wednesday (March 25) titled “Words of Wisdom for Times of Crisis.” (Register online.)

The webinar, which will take place at 2 p.m. central time Wednesday, is co-presented by MBArk, a Boulder, Colorado-based company that connects business education to the food business. It is the first joint presentation of the Naturally Network, launched in 2018, of which Naturally Chicago is an affiliate.

The program will feature ideas, perspectives and sage advice on internal and external business issues such as:

• Managing employee safety, morale, payroll and work-from-home schedules
• The outlook for co-packing, distribution and handling demand
• How to replace in-store sampling
• Shifting to online sales
• What’s next for the Natural Products Expo? [Natural Products Expo West, the industry’s biggest annual event, was scheduled for the first week of March in Anaheim, California, and was one of the first major conventions postponed and later cancelled because of coronavirus concerns.]

Participants will hear from these industry experts:

• Gary Hirshberg: Co-Founder, Stonyfield Organic
• Mark Retzloff: Natural Products Industry Pioneer
• Jane Miller: CEO, Lily’s Sweets
• Blair Kellison:CEO, Traditional Medicinals
• Terry Tierney: Former CEO, Daiya Foods
• Carlotta Mast: Market Leader and Vice President for Content & Insights, New Hope Network
• Nick Green: CEO, Thrive Market
• Paddy Spence: CEO, Zevia
• Denis Ring: Founder, OCHO and 365
…and more!

Don’t miss this great program that will help Good Food and Natural Products businesses navigate the new (abnormal).