Built Festival 2021 presented by Travel Oregon

This event is in the past
Fri Oct 15, 12:30 - 5 pm
The Redd on Salmon Buckman Neighborhood (Portland)
This is an in-person event

Typically a week-long event series centered around Oregon’s consumer product ecosystem, this year's Built Festival has been pared down to a half-day version of their main event, bringing together local luminaries for fireside chats. Build community and learn from industry leaders such as A Kids Company About's Jelani Memory, Mimi's Fresh Tees founder Kamelah Adams, Salt & Straw CEO Kim Malek, Dutch Bros. president/CEO Joth Ricci, and many more. 


Program Schedule

12:30-1:00 - Check in & Registration

Fireside Conversations

1:00-1:30PM Developing innovative products that are consumer informed, but not consumer controlled
Matt Olsofsky, Cofounder/COO at Take Two Foods & Carrie Ericksen, VP, Consumer and Market Insights at Tillamook County Creamery Association

1:30-2:00PM The power of story, art and media in social change.
Jelani Memory, Founder/CEO at A Kids Company About & Kamelah Adams, Founder/Creative Director at Mimi's Fresh Tees

2:00 - 2:30PM Creating a footwear brand based around a core consumer segment.
Erik Hernandez, Founder at MISE Footwear & Brian Lockard, Cofounder at BALA Footwear

2:30-3:00PM Debt, equity, and what 'access' means in the capital world.
Stephen Green, COO at A Kids Company About, Maggie Reilly, Neighborhood Resilience Strategist at Craft3, and Juan Barraza, Director of Student Innovation, PSU Center for Entrepreneurship

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00PM How to create brands that truly connect to customer journey and experience.
Joth Ricci, President/CEO at Dutch Bros. Coffee & Kim Malek, Founder/CEO at Salt & Straw

4:00-4:30PM The opportunities and challenges around access, equity, and the outdoors
Rashad Frazier, Cofounder of Camp Yoshi & Chad Brown, Founder of Soul River Inc. and Love is King

4:30-5:00PM Starting, growing and sustaining industry leading cpg brands in an ever more competitive and challenging market.
Michael Pan, Founder of Pan's Mushroom Jerky & Jen Paragallo, EVP Sales & Marketing at Tillamook Country Smoker