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 for Chicago’s booming Good Food and Natural Products landscape.

The 2019 Good Food Pitch Slam will showcase up-and-coming local stars and provide stakeholders a first look at the latest drivers in the Midwest’s Good Food Business sector. Emerging brands will pitch to an audience of investors, venture capitalists and family offices, large-scale food buyers and industry leaders. Businesses in FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Accelerator Network that have participated in past conferences have raised more than $84 million in capital. Winners will receive cash and in-kind prize packages, including a complimentary booth and the opportunity to pitch at Natural Products Expo East 2020!

APPLICATION CLOSES OCT 18, 2019 at 11:59pm*

*There is no fee to apply for the 2019 Good Food Pitch Slam. Selected companies will be notified no later than Oct 23. Selected companies 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. For more information and to view the application go to

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