Naturally San Diego Announces Third Annual Pitch Slam Finalists
Naturally San Diego, a nonprofit organization dedicated to stimulating growth and entrepreneurship amongst environmentally and socially-conscious consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies throughout San Diego County, is proud to announce the six finalists of its Third Annual Pitch Slam.
On the evening of April 27th, each finalist will go head-to-head in a competition-style broadcast of San Diego’s most promising group of natural products. Entrepreneurs will take the stage to pitch their emerging brands to a panel of industry-expert judges and local audience members, ultimately winning a suite of prizes from the local San Diego community to help propel their brand’s industry growth.
The winner will also represent Naturally San Diego at Natural Products Expo East in September at the national Pitch Slam competition in Philadelphia.
This year’s Naturally San Diego Pitch Slam finalists include:
Brixy – Sustainable shower bars.
Cien Chiles – Bold fixins (sauces) crafted with chiles.
Iam(aranth) – Amaranth-based snack foods.
Rationale Brewing – Non-alcoholic craft beer.
Root And Splendor – 100% natural, non-toxic products for the body and home.
Wynn’s Kitchen – Healthy, all-natural Asian condiments.
“We’re thrilled to host our third annual Pitch Slam this year and honor some of the most exciting up-and-coming brands and entrepreneurs in the San Diego natural products industry,” said Kierstin Rielly, executive director of Naturally San Diego. “It’s more than just bragging rights and an incredible prize pack that our winners will come away with; it’s powerful exposure in a dedicated community of CPG experts, business owners, investors, consumers and more that will empower these founders and encourage our overall community.”
Presented by Jimbo’s…Naturally!, San Diego entrepreneurs, professionals, investors, marketers and publicists, foodies and residents alike are invited to attend Pitch Slam on Thursday, April 27th at Building 177 (2875 Dewey Rd in Liberty Station.
In addition to the Pitch Slam itself, attendees will be able to network in-person with 300+ of the natural-products community’s best and brightest, enjoy hosted hors d’oeuvres and drinks from local restaurants and brands, vote on the People’s Choice Award, and take home goodies in a swag bag from local, emerging natural products brands.
Tickets for Pitch Slam can be purchased here. For event sponsorships and booth information, please email here.
About Naturally San Diego
Founded in 2019, Naturally San Diego is a nonprofit organization and affiliate of the Naturally Network, which currently has branches in Boulder, the Bay Area, Chicago, Los Angeles, Austin, Minnesota, North Bay and New York. Naturally San Diego’s mission is to stimulate conscious growth, foster sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship, and develop exceptional leaders while growing the San Diego natural and consumer products ecosystem. To fulfill this mission, the organization offers monthly networking, education and social events for its members and community. Naturally San Diego is founded and run by local leaders within the local natural products community, like Suja Organic, Chosen Foods, Dr. Bronner’s, Bitchin’ Sauce, Perfect Snacks and more. To learn more about Naturally San Diego, please visit here.
See you there, San Diego!