Introducing: The UK Product Pitch Competition
Updated: Feb 18
Are you a [ futureminded ] brand with an innovative product?
We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for our first ever [ futureminded ] UK Product Pitch Competition.
What is the UK Product Pitch Competition?
The [ futureminded ] UK Product Pitch Competition celebrates and recognises the game changers and rule breakers shaping the future of the UK food, health and wellness industries.
If you have what it takes to stand out from the crowd, apply now for a chance to pitch your new product or service to a panel of esteemed industry judges and an audience of industry peers at [ futureminded ] Virtual.
Apply now for the chance to pitch your product at [ futureminded ] Virtual 2021 on 18 March in front of top industry buyers, business leaders and the press.
What is a Futureminded brand?
Futureminded brands challenge the status quo. They disrupt conventional wisdom, act as non-conformists. They re-engineer their categories to create a better world. Futureminded brands are innovative businesses united by a purpose-driven set of values and an ethos ingrained in making a sustainable positive impact on their stakeholders, their communities and the planet.
To be successful, you'll need:
A disruptive product or service with the potential for mass market appeal
A clear and credible USP
To have launched your new product less than two years ago, or be about to launch it
To be a UK registered company
To have a product or service in one of the following categories: Food & drink, hospitality, supplements wellness technology, wellness consumer packaged goods, natural beauty
What will shortlisted brands receive?
Shortlisted brands will take part in a preevent campaign, culminating in a live product pitch at [ futureminded ] Virtual.
Product feature in the [ futureminded ] newsletter (86,000 UK industry subscribers)
Interview within the [ futureminded ] newsletter
Pitch in front of a panel of industry buyers and audience of UK retailers
Opportunity to win the [ futureminded ] Brand Award for Spring Summer 2021
Winner, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded a [ futureminded ] Brand Award, which can be used on packaging and marketing material
We are delighted to welcome the following individuals to our judging panel:
Damian Soong - Co-founder and CEO, Form Nutrition
Adrian Boswell - Food Buyer, Selfridges
Jeffrey Young - Founder and CEO, Allegra Group
Ben O'Brien - Founder and Chairman, Sourced Market
Jamie Barber - Founder and CEO of Hush Mayfair, Hache and Cabana restaurants
Tim Arthur - Editorial Director, Balance Magazine
To apply please return your application form by Wednesday 10 February 2020.