Emerging Brands Alliance 2023 grant program open – press release

The Emerging Brands Alliance will award one $50,000 Emerging Brands Grant on September 10, 2023, in Las Vegas.

June 13, 2023

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CHICAGO, IL (June 13, 2023) – The Emerging Brands Alliance, an organization dedicated to helping CPG brands scale manufacturing, has opened its 2023 grant program. This year, the Alliance will award one $50,000 grant to assist a high-growth company with the purchase of packaging or processing machinery for their manufacturing facility, or that of their co-manufacturer’s facility. Applications are open through July 31, 2023.

In 2022 the Alliance distributed $60,000 in grant funding to three emerging brands who were each awarded $20,000. The winners, Yishi Foods, Pescavore, and Sarilla, were selected from over 460 applicants by a jury of industry professionals, and announced at the Emerging Brands Summit in Chicago. Criteria was based on product innovation, brand story, and growth potential.

The 2023 grant award winner will be announced at the Emerging Brands Summit in Las Vegas on September 10. Finalists will be notified on August 7, 2023. To be eligible for an Emerging Brands Grant, applicants must produce and distribute a packaged consumer product in the U.S. and/or Canada and have annual revenues of at least $1million USD but not more than $20 million USD.

“We are very pleased to be able to offer a grant of this size and unique nature, and we hope the impact will be quite meaningful to the winner’s ability to grow their operations,” comments Kim Overstreet, Emerging Brands Alliance Director. “Our mission is to provide resources to help growing CPGs scale their operations, and this is a terrific way to make an impact.” 

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The Emerging Brands Alliance draws on the editorial knowledge of PMMI Media Group, a market-leading B2B media company that produces information for packaging, processing, and automation decision makers. Additional support is provided by PMMI, the Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies, and other industry partners. The Alliance offers year-round education, community support, and business growth opportunities to help advance growing CPG companies.  

Learn more at Emerging Brands Alliance 

The Emerging Brands Summit is produced by PMMI Media Group and will take place September 10, the day before the start of PACK EXPO Las Vegas. Program and registration information is available at emergingbrandssummit.com. 

About PMMI Media Group 

PMMI Media Group is a market-leading B2B media company that produces information for packaging, processing and automation professionals, bringing together solution providers and end-users and facilitating connectivity throughout the supply chain. Its world class media brands — Packaging World, Healthcare Packaging, CONTRACT Manufacturing + Packaging, OEM, ProFood World and Mundo PMMI — are proven leaders in covering this diverse and dynamic marketplace. Its digital products incorporate leading edge media technologies to deliver informed, actionable business intelligence to the industry.  

PMMI Media Group is owned by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, a trade association representing more than 950 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry.  

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