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Introducing: The UK Product Pitch Competition

Updated: Feb 18, 2021

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

  • Standout branding

  • 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

Our judges:

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.

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Good luck!

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