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Naturally San Diego’s in-person Pitch Slam will give natural products entrepreneurs the stage to pitch their up-and-coming companies to a panel of experts and audience members, ultimately winning a suite of prizes from our local San Diego community to help propel their industry growth!
👉🏼 Chuza | Daniel Schwarz: www.chuza.com
👉🏼 COYOTAS | Janet Flores Pavlovich: www.eatcoyotas.com
👉🏼 Gear Hugger | Sergio Diaz: www.gear-hugger.com
👉🏼 Kové Hard Yerba Mate | Alex Montelbano: www.drinkkove.com
👉🏼 NOLEO | Nicolas Chery, CFA: www.noleo.com
“How She Built This”: San Diego Female Founders on Building Category-First Brands. Hear from:
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Exit strategies for your brand can be overwhelming and intimidating, but also one of the most exciting and literally most rewarding parts of the entrepreneurial journey. If your brand is akin to your baby, maybe it’s something you haven’t let yourself think too much about, even on those extra challenging days. But maybe on those days you do catch yourself thinking, “how would I even go about selling?”
There are things you can do today, and ways to position yourself better if you’re thinking about selling eventually – even if that day is five or ten years from now. If you’ve ever thought any of these questions to yourself this, is your opportunity to get answers from a professional:
Naturally San Diego has teamed with the Procopio law firm to provide a complimentary 4-part series for members to have access to the leading business lawyers in the natural/organic/sustainable Consumer Products industry.
Mergers and acquisitions will be the focus on our first session on October 20, led by Jason Femrite, a Procopio partner. Jason has a long and successful track record of representing many well-known CPG brands long before the roller coaster of the pandemic over the past two years. .
2021 has been a banner year for investments and acquisitions in the CPG category, with investors looking for innovative brands with high quality products, robust distribution channels and stable supply chains. There appears to be no end in sight for the strong deal flow to continue.
If you want to learn key strategies and how to prepare to properly time your sale to optimize your profits, join us via Zoom on October 20 at 9:00 am to have your questions answered.
If you would like a complimentary 1×1 15 minute consultation, but have a conflict on October 20 at 9:00 am, email Kierstin firstname.lastname@example.org to get your appointment scheduled.
No Attorney-Client Relationship Communication of information by, in, to or through this program and your receipt or use of it (1) is not provided in the course of and does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship, (2) is not intended as a solicitation, and (3) is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon a brief informational session.
We are so grateful for all the support of each and every one of you who have helped us grow and foster Naturally San Diego, since its launch in mid-2020. We are so excited to share with you some exciting opportunities to get more involved with our growing organization. Click the video to learn more!
Members who apply for these positions will have a chance to work alongside some of our founding board members and assist in carrying out essential responsibilities for the organization. Each member will be expected to contribute around 8-10 hours a month to Naturally San Diego. If you are interested in applying, please read the summary of each committee and complete the application below. The current committee chairs will review applications, and you will be contacted if selected to move forward with the application process.
Programming Committee – The goal of this committee provide value to both members and sponsors by assisting in NSD event planning and execution.
Marketing Committee- The goal of this committee is to create and share informational materials to spark event attendance and community updates within the organization.
Membership Committee- The goal of this committee is to build, sustain and grow member engagement. (There are two types of roles within this committee)
Sponsorship Committee – The goal of this committee is to assist in retaining and prospecting Naturally San Diego sponsors.
Finance Committee– The goal of this committee is to ensure the organization is operating with the financial resources it needs to provide programs and services to our community.
This past year has been a record-breaking one for CPG natural products, particularly the smaller, emerging brands in the natural foods space, that are quickly capturing market share, as consumers look to support passionate entrepreneurs and local brands serving up delicious, nutritious food and beverages.
In its inaugural year, Naturally San Diego’s live-hosted and virtually-broadcast Pitch Slam will give natural products entrepreneurs the stage to pitch their up-and-coming companies to a panel of experts and audience members, ultimately winning a suite of prizes from our local San Diego community to help propel their industry growth!
Once registered, you will receive more information about the pre-event happy hour and how to join the live stream on April 8th, so stay tuned for updates!
Our panel of experts will hear Shark-Tank-style pitches from our Pitch Slam finalists, recorded live in front of our Naturally San Diego Community, with a live Q&A before selecting the winner of the Grand Prize
Retail space in Jimbo’s, Seaside Market, Jensens & Cream of the Crop, a booth at Natural Products Expo East, and more than $25k worth of professional business services, from our Naturally San Diego sponsors and network.
As of March 8, 2021, all applications have been received and finalists will be selected.
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