Emerging Brands Application

Emerging Brands Pitch Contest Application

Application Deadline: July 29, 2024


  • Must be retail-ready and capable of promptly shipping products to California retailers upon acceptance into a retailer.
  • Must purchase a registration to attend the CGA Strategic Conference in Palm Springs, September 29-October 1, 2024.
  • Grocery annualized sales must be in the range of $250k- $3 million.
  • Company must be under 5 years old.
  • Must have a distribution supply chain network(such as UNFI, KEHE, C&S, DPI).
  • Will not qualify if they have participated inCGASC Emerging Brands Sessions in the past.
  • Sales pitch must explain your go-to-marketand promotional strategy.