2019 Good Food Pitch Slam
Entrepreneurs: Application closes at 11:59pm on Oct 18!
About 2019 Good Food Pitch Slam
The Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference is the Midwest’s premiere event for thought leaders, innovators, stakeholders and entrepreneurs to learn, connect, cultivate ideas and drive innovation.
Entrepreneurs, get your game on! Apply to compete for cash prizes and in-kind services at the 2019 Good Food Pitch Slam! Selected entrepreneurs will be invited to pitch onstage at the Nov 6 F&IC Conference at the Morgan Manufacturing events space in Chicago.
Winners will receive cash prizes and in-kind services. There is no fee to apply. Selected companies will be notified no later than Oct 23, and will receive a complimentary ticket to the conference and an exhibit table at the Financing Fair. Participation in the Financing Fair is required for all pitching companies. If a selected company has already purchased a ticket to the conference, it will be refunded upon acceptance into The Slam.
The competition will be judged by a diverse panel of successful food industry thought leaders and experts. Preference will be given to businesses that have leadership teams or manufacturing facilities that are located in the Midwest region and / or serve the Chicago foodshed (i.e. IL and any state that borders IL). It is anticipated that the selected winners will highlight a CPG product that is related to healthy and sustainable food sources. All submitted entries require submission of a 90-second video pitch describing the concept or idea. Number of finalists will depend on the number and quality of entries received.
DISCLAIMER: FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference, Financing Fair selection process and the Financing Fair, express or implied. In no event shall FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator and its trustees, directors, officers, employees, consultants, Financing Fair selection committee, and affiliates be liable for any advice, information or decisions made for or on behalf of FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator, the Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference and the Financing Fair, or for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including economic damages or injury to property and lost profits, regardless of whether FamilyFarmed and the Good Food Accelerator shall be advised, shall have other reason to know, or in fact shall know of the possibility of the foregoing.
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