Member Programs

Our advisory, peer networking, discovery, and pitch programs are exclusive benefits for current members of Naturally Bay Area.
Become a member to be eligible to participate.

 

Advisory Program

The Naturally Bay Area Advisory Program is a six-month-long program for a select group of brands, to gain top-tier insight and advisory from industry leaders on branding, finance & accounting, & market strategy. Participating brands will participate in boot camps on select topics and have direct access to advisors and benefit from Naturally Bay Area’s far-reaching connections and resources.

 
Accepting applications through August 18, 2021.

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Discovery Box

Naturally Bay Area members are invited to apply to the Discovery Box program — a curated assortment of products sent to local tastemakers, highlighting exciting up-and-coming Bay Area brands.

 

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Pitch Slam

Here’s a chance for emerging brands to show the industry what you’ve got! Get in front of top industry investors and your peers in an annual pitch competition celebrating the Bay Area’s brightest brands. We give the spotlight to a handful of local, up-and-coming companies who will go head to head for a chance to win a suite of prizes worth tens of thousands of dollars.

If you are an entrepreneur working on an innovative, emerging natural product brand — we want you to apply!

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Working Cohorts Program

The Working Cohorts is an exceptional opportunity for current NBA members to  network at in-person events, sparking collaboration with peers in the same field. Each live event will be hosted every other month, categorized by a specific line of business. At each venue, there will be a special guest and a relevant topic of study to fuel productive conversations and help NBA members get the most out of their time.