The first step in making something happen is showing up. The same is true for our industry leading (and shaping) events - coveted for their collaboration, networking, and visibility. They’re a great way to drive your business forward. They’re also pretty fun.
We don’t just cover our categories, we help uncover the next big thing. Each of our competitions help give voice to deserving up-and-coming entrepreneurs. You’ll get a chance to see where the industry is headed, hear the pitches from up-and-coming brands, and learn what advice the experts have so you can avoid common missteps and propel growth.
They’re also a high-energy way to connect with kindred spirits, potential partners, mentors, investors, new friends, or even your future favorite employee.
The New Beverage Showdown is the leading business pitch competition for the beverage industry. Designed to support and showcase new products and promising founders, it focuses on the innovators and entrepreneurs designing the products of tomorrow.
As the packaged food business continues to grow, entrepreneurs are redefining categories and taking unique approaches to serving consumers with better-for-you snacking. The Nosh Live Pitch Slam puts those brands in the spotlight.
The Brewbound Live Pitch Slam is a business pitch competition designed to encourage entrepreneurship and build awareness for startups within the beer, cider, hard seltzer, alcoholic kombucha, and canned cocktail segments.
The BevNET Cocktail Showdown is a pitch competition featuring the most innovative and disruptive brands in the rapidly emerging category of spirit-based ready-to-drink and ready-to-pour cocktails.