Tea Business Boot Camp
Tea Business Boot Camp (TBBC) is a one-of-a-kind, all-day, intensive and hands-on program that covers critical topics facing the tea entrepreneur as well as provides a solid foundation of tea education. The faculty is made up of top notch educators and experienced experts successfully working in the tea industry today.
Students will absorb information from several one-hour sessions covering a range of topics from the business plan writing and financial management considerations to marketing, sourcing, and Tea 101.
Packed with education and networking opportunities, TBBC provides the training and knowledge you need to run a successful tea business—right from the start.
Monday, June 12, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This educational experience is designed for entrepreneurs starting a tea retail business and includes the World Origin Tasting Tour! Your drill sergeant for the day will be Kevin Gascoyne.
8:00 - 8:30 am - Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 am - Tea Venture is Out There! Tips to Planning the Business of Your Dreams
9:40 - 10:40 am - Financial Management Considerations for New Tea Businesses
10:50 - 11:50 am - 50 Little Things Done Well That Make a Big Difference
11:50 - 12:50 pm - Lunch Break
12:50 - 1:50 pm - Price Your Tea Right
2:00 - 3:00 pm - Selling Tea for Health
3:10 - 4:10 pm - Designing the Business of Your Dreams
4:20 - 5:20 pm - Building and Marketing Your Brand
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Network Reception