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Behind the scenes: Meet our Expo West 2017 Pitch Slam Judge & Mentor Team

Check out the industry leaders behind the scenes of the Natural Products Business School Expo West Pitch Slam!

Denver Lewis, Community and Conference Content Manager

March 4, 2017

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Behind the scenes: Meet our Expo West 2017 Pitch Slam Judge & Mentor Team

We partnered with the all-star lineup below to select and coach our 10 semifinalist teams pitching at Natural Products Expo West to prepare for flawless fundraising. Each team received three weeks of mentorship leading up to the show. Our Natural Products Business School 2017 Pitch Slam focused on mission-forward companies, promoting business as a force for good. These 10 mentors below helped brands to hone their story and build the perfect pitch.


Our influential panel of five judges brings years of expertise, fresh perspective and diverse backgrounds to evaluate each team and select our 2017 Pitch Slam winners! Each judge below is brand new to the Expo West Pitch Slam competition this year! Pitch_Slam_Judges_0.png


Our Pitch Slam Semifinals at 5 p.m., on Wednesday, March 8, are open to Natural Products Business School Badges! Finals are open to the public, starting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in the Marriott, Grand Salon F.

Don't miss these 10 brands compete for an amazing prize package, provided by our partners. 

One Hop Kitchen          
Sol Simple                   
Fresh Monster              
Shaka Beverages        
Frau Fowler
Oriya Organics
Sherpa Power
Cisse Cocoa Company

About the Author(s)

Denver Lewis

Community and Conference Content Manager, New Hope Network

As Community and Conference Content Manager, Denver is passionate about educating and supporting the growth of early stage natural products brands, strengthening understanding of the investment landscape and providing a platform for storytelling, with a focus on mission-driven business.

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