Hyatt Regency Minneapolis   |   Minneapolis, Minnesota   |   June 17-20, 2024

Conference Speakers


John Milligan

VP - R&D, The Honey Pot Company


John Milligan is a passionate and results-oriented product architect with over 30 years of experience in global product development, regulatory compliance, and sales. He has a proven track record of success in both large and small companies, building and leading high-performing cross-functional teams. John is adept at combining scientific expertise with international business acumen to create innovative and commercially successful products.

•     Deep experience In Product Formulation, Packaging Development, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance across all Personal Care Product categories.

•     Bachelors in Organic Chemistry from University of Manchester

•     John is currently Vice President R&D for The Honey Pot Company but previously has worked for Dollar Shave Club, The Body Shop and a few select contract manufacturers in both the UK and USA

Wednesday, June 19
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eclectic Perspectives: Unraveling the Threads of I&I Wipes and Scaling Strategies

From Clicks to Bricks: A Real-life Story

What does it take to scale a business from online to a multi-channel business?

•     Contextual History of The Honey Pot?

•     Knowing your consumer

•     From care to containers, the journey from .com & small-scale dynamics to the contrast of Amazon & Retail needs

•     Trade Spending, what is it, what do you need to watch out for

•     Testing to support, how to right size the amount of premarket work you do prior to launch at retail

Wednesday, June 19
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch Around

Lunch Around: John Milligan, VP - R&D, The Honey Pot Company

Take advantage of this extra networking opportunity to enhance your conference experience over lunch at one of Minneapolis’ amazing restaurants. Expand your network and get to know your fellow attendees over the lunch break.

Lunch Around opportunities will be available on Wednesday, June 19. Space is limited; please register in advance. Details regarding your table will be available onsite at registration.

The 2024 Lunch Around tables will be hosted by members from two rising wipes brands. John Milligan, VP – R&D, The Honey Pot Company and Sam Nebel, Co-Founder, Goodwipes, will each host a table at an area restaurant.

$65/person. Space is limited.