2nd Annual Pitch Slam

Step Into the Light!

Sunday, Jan 19

5:00pm - 8:00pm @ TBD SF Location




Join us for our 2nd Annual Pitch Slam Competition on January 19, 2020 

Whether it’s to showcase your talents or to keep your finger on the pulse of the latest trends in the natural products industry, Naturally Bay Area’s 2nd Annual Pitch Slam competition is the place to rub elbows and connect with the Bay Areas best and brightest. Grab your tickets today!

Event Details

  • DATE:  January 19, 2020
  • TIME:  5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Announced soon!


Early Bird on sale now through Dec 1. Get yours today!

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).

2018 Pitch Slam Winners, Judges and Special Guests (pictured left to right): Wayne Wu – VMG Partners, Lisa Curtis – Kuli Kuli, Chef GW Chew – Something Better Foods, Elizabeth Giannuzi – Siren Snacks, Anne Carlson – Jiminy’s, Hector Saldivar – Tia Lupita, Karen Ivanis-Rogers – Albertson’s, and John Foraker – Once Upon a Farm



Don’t delay! Submit your application to Naturally Bay Area’s 2nd Annual Pitch Slam Competition today. All completed applications must be submitted by October 21, 2019 at 11:59pm PST.

Click HERE to start your application

Important Dates

  • October 21, 2019 (11:59pm PST): Deadline for companies to submit applications.
  • November 20, 2019: Pitch Camp
  • November 22, 2019: Up to 8 companies will be selected to participate in the Pitch Slam and will be notified via email.
  • January 19, 2020: Pitch Slam


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

A panel of industry judges will award the following prize packages to the winning companies.


  • $5,000 cash
  • $10,000 in professional services
  • 2020 Expo East Booth
  • Pre-Qualified for 2020 Expo  East Pitch Slam
  • (10) Naturally Bay Area individual annual memberships  ($650 value)


  • $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)

More prizes on the way!

All decisions by the panel of judges are final.


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