Morning Mingle: Networking as Brand Building

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
networking nights/other event

From the center of the natural products industry comes Naturally Boulder’s Morning Mingle!


January 30, 7:45-8:45 AM


Alfalfa’s Market Cafe (1651 Broadway)

*Parking is not available in the Alfalfa’s Market parking lot. Please utilize surrounding street parking or the library parking lot.


On the last Wednesday of every month, Naturally Boulder’s Morning Mingles are THE place to learn with 80-90 natural products professionals and network around a timely, hot topic.

January’s Theme:
Networking as Brand Building

How you present yourself at a networking event says a lot about you… and about your company. This simple fact is often overlooked once an event kicks off, much to the detriment of the brand you may be representing. How can you make meaningful connections that will not only benefit your company, but also be memorable and enjoyable?

As Naturally Boulder continues to grow and thrive, we invite you to explore what’s behind this uniquely healthy and supportive industry community. This promises to be an uplifting and enlightening gathering!

Learn from the Experts:

Networking as Brand Building experts
Alex Hanifin – Founder & CEO, Alpine Start (Moderator)
Evan Faber – CEO, Moxie Sozo
Blake Mitchell – Principal, Interact Boulder
Sylvia Tawse – Owner & Chief Fresh Officer


Members: FREE
Non-members: $10
Refund requests will be honored up to 48 hours before the event.

Panelist Bio’s

Alex Hanifin
Alex Hanifin, a native of Boulder, CO, is the Founder & CEO of Alpine Start and Naturally Bouylder’s Board President. She sits on the Executive Board of Directors for The Growe Foundation. Alex most recently was on the marketing team at Boulder Brands working on EVOL. She previously managed Rudi’s under the Hain-Celestial Group.

Evan Faber
Evan Faber has more than a decade’s experience working across industries to create innovation, growth, and brand strategies that have challenged convention and transformed startups into category leaders. As VP of Brand Strategy, his leadership helped earn Moxie Sozo the global reputation it enjoys today. As CEO, he continues to guide the strategic vision of the agency. He has not only worked with a variety of global clients such as Nickelodeon,, and Gruppo Campari, but has also specialized in the natural products industry, serving brands such as Birch Benders, 4th & Heart, and Good Day Chocolate. Never one for a dull moment, Evan has survived a purported shark attack, collaborated with a Grammy award-winning pianist, and distilled some pretty wild moonshine.

Blake Mitchell
Blake Mitchell is the Principal at Interact, a branding and packaging design agency obsessed with the food and beverage industry. Located at the epicenter of the natural foods movement in Boulder, CO – Blake helps usher in the good food revolution amongst the changing of the guards in CPG. With a passion for farmers markets, culinary hot spots, grocery stores and international food safaris – Blake keeps the Interact team informed on global insights and has truly earned the nickname “BlakeWorldWide.”

Sylvia Tawse
Owner and chief fresh officer of Fresh Ideas Group, an issues-driven specialist communications agency focused on natural, organic and health food solutions. She is a veteran natural products strategy and marketing executive and, with her husband, owns Pastures of Plenty, an organic farm in Boulder offering flowers, vegetables and CSA shares.

Networking as Brand Building speaker

Refund requests will be honored up to 48 hours before the event.

Alfalfa's Cafe (1651 Broadway, Boulder)

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