2018 Pitch Slam: Application Details

Interested in Pitching?

Put your natural products brand in the spotlight among the top professionals and investors in the natural products industry. Showcase what makes your company and products unique, and compete for a chance to win the Pitch Slam Grand Prize (and of course, those ever important bragging rights).

Application

Thank you for your interest in the Naturally Bay Area Pitch Slam! Applications are now closed. If you applied before the September 17, 2018 deadline, we will be reviewing your application and announcing the selected companies on October 1, 2018.

Important Dates

  • September 17, 2018 (11:59pm PST): Deadline for companies to submit applications.
  • October 1, 2018: Up to 8 companies will be selected to participate in the Pitch Slam and will be notified via email.
  • November 1, 2018: Pitch Slam event date!

Qualifications

You can participate in the Naturally Bay Area Pitch Slam if:

  • You’re a Naturally Bay Area member
  • Your company is based in the Northern California Bay Area
  • Your company has been in business for at least one year with demonstrated revenue
  • Your products are produced in a licensed facility
  • You are a legal business entity and can provide proof of liability insurance

Pitch Slam Prizes

At our November 1, 2018 Pitch Slam event, a panel of judges will award the following prize packages to the winning companies.

GRAND PRIZE

  • $5,000 cash
  • Expo West booth 
  • $10,000 in professional services
  • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships  ($650 value)

2ND PRIZE 

  • $10,000 in professional services
  • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships ($650 value)

3rd PRIZE 

  • $5,000 in professional services
  • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships ($650 value)

All decisions by the panel of judges are final.

A special thank you to New Hope Network for sponsoring the Expo West booth prize

Questions?

Please contact Cynthia Maxey with any questions.

Other Little Details

If your company is selected to participate in the Pitch Slam, you give Naturally Bay Area the right to use the following for marketing and other promotional purposes:

  • Company name, logo, and submission video 
  • Company presenter name(s) and likeness(es)
  • Video recording and photos of your company presentation and Company representative(s) during the Pitch Slam event