To support our growing community, brands, and sponsors, we offer a mix of networking events, speakers, speaker panels on various topics, and opportunities to connect with some of our experts in smaller groups called DFW CPG Huddles. We mobilize resources in the local community and beyond to enable the success of our brands and our members. And, we host the occasional happy hour!

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DFW CPG Huddle: Eyeballs in the Aisles: How Label Embellishments Can Initiate Purchases

June 8, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

DFW CPG Huddle: Eyeballs in the Aisles: How Label Embellishments Can Initiate Purchases

Date and time:

Thursday, June 8, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CST)

About this event: 

Join DFW CPG for another informative discussion on the latest trends in product labeling!  Chris Merlick, founder of Label Solutions, Inc. in Garland, TX  has developed innovation label concepts for local and national brands. Chris will share insights on best practices for gaining consumer attention at shelf, label innovations and findings from a recent Clemson study on how eye tracking can be used to understand consumer behaviors in grocery stores and more! With over 15+ years of experience in the printing industry, Chris has helped create best-in-class premium labels for DFW based CPG brands such as Mozzarella Company, Lakewood Brewing, and more on a local and national level.

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Special Announcement: Texas Pavilion at Expo East 2023

September 20, 2023 - September 23, 2023
All Day

Special Announcement: Texas Pavilion at Expo East 2023

For the 1st time EVER, we welcome all Texas Companies to exhibit together in the all-new Texas Pavilion at Expo East in Philadelphia Sept 20-23, 2023!

Expo MapThis is a place where you can showcase and sample your product(s) with fellow Texas-based brands, sharing in your knowledge and helping each other to succeed. Expo East has on average 18,500 attendees (31.7%   retailers, 29.1% distributors, 6.5% health practitioners, 5.5% food service, 3.6% press members, and 24.8% industry professionals). You will see Target, Kroger, Jimbo’s, Cambridge Naturals, Rainbow Blossom, Walmart and many more!  For a list of retailers that attended last year, click HERE.  The Texas Pavilion will have prime real estate straight up from our Main Entrance to Hall A.

If you haven’t exhibited with us before, your first step is to fill out a New Exhibitor Application. Cost is $95 and it is good for one year (both Natural Products Expo East 2023 and Natural Products Expo West 2024). It takes 5-7 business days to receive approval. Once approved, you can reach out to me to book a booth in the TEXAS PAVILION! If you already exhibit with us, then you are ready to move on to the next step.

Space in the pavilion is limited to 12 companies!  Each company will receive one 10×10 booth which comes with 6 badges, 8’ pipe & drape in the back and 3’ on the side(s), physical and virtual booth and inclusion in our all-new platform BEACON which is a database designed to connect you with buyers looking for your product, ingredients, certifications, mission. 

Pricing: 40% is due upon receipt of invoice and 60% by 5/5/23

  • 10×10 corner = $7,790 
  • 10×10 inline = $6,640

Add-on Options to increase your visibility: click HERE

The deadline to sign up is August 1st!

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