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The DFW CPG Insider – Community News June 2024

DFW CPG News Updates

Upcoming Events!
Building Your Dream Team Event
Save The Date: August 10 Brand Showcase
Brand Showcase Photos
DFW CPG is hosting a brand showcase for community brands who are based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This is one of the most exciting events of the year, whether you own a brand, are a retailer or just want to hobnob. If you’re interested in exhibiting your product, please apply here asap and someone will get back to you with details. Space is limited. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please fill out the volunteer form here.
Contact BookExhibitor Directory:
For Brand Showcase exhibitors – We are excited to offer an opportunity to maximize your exposure and connect with retail partners by featuring your brand in our exclusive Exhibitor Directory. Place an advertisement for your brand with a business card-sized ad for just $50, a half-page ad for $150, or a full-page ad for $300 and make a lasting impression at one of DFW CPG’s largest event of the year. Place order here.



Go Bel Air

Dallas Gift Market
Come out and support many DFW CPG member brands at the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market June 19-22 in the Go Texan Area at Dallas Market Hall. It’s always fun, educational and lots of delicious samples. Also please spread the word to potential retailers to help build traffic as much as possible. The event is free but be sure to register here.


Inclusion Business MixerPride Mixer
Join the Women’s Business Council and the  North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce for a free happy hour event celebrating diverse women-owned businesses. Wednesday, June 26 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at The Rayleigh Underground in Irving. Cash bar available. All are welcome! Click here to register and for more info


CULTIVATE Small Business

DEADLINE SOON! Free Accelerator

The deadline is next week for Cohort 10 of Santander’s Cultivate Small Business program. Qualifying graduates of the program will have access to up to $13,000 in capital grants. Applications are due June 17th, 2024. More information on the program and how to apply can be found here or apply here.


Hispanic Trade Show BoothsHispanic Trade Show
Cocina Sabrosa is comingAugust 21-22, 2024 to the Irving Convention Center. Whether you’re already serving the thriving Latin population or looking to expand your reach, it is well worth attending or exhibiting. DFW CPG members get free registration! Also, we are trying to put together a shared booth for DFW CPG brands. If you are interested, please email info@whiterockgranola.com as soon as possible!


Building Customer Loyalty Summit
Brand Summit
Brand Innovators Marketing Innovation Summit will be hosted by hosted by American Airlines on July 25. This is an in-person event with complimentary registration for brand-side marketers only.  Approved brand-side marketers will receive a confirmation email and a calendar hold with location details. Click here for more info and to register for possible approval.


Radius StorefrontNew Austin Grocer
For those of you who do business in Austin, there’s a new specialty grocer opening soon in the old location of Salt and Time. BizJournals.com announced that new concept, Radius, will focus on unique and local products rather than typical grocery staples. Read the full article here.




Thank You
Jessi FreitagThanks so much to Jessi Freitag, CPG Operations & Project Management Consultant, who shared some scrappy ways to get started on SOPs (standard operating procedures) in her Huddle on May 23. This interactive meeting was well-attended and everyone gained tremendous knowledge. More Huddles coming up soon!



Brand Profile

Looking for Brand Exposure?
We’re on the look-out for a few highly-motivated Brand Founder/CEOs who are in need of free publicity. Are you interested in sharing your company’s journey? How you got to where you are and where you’re headed? If so, answer these 5 EASY QUESTIONS and spend a few moments talking to our very own in-house PR Guru Charles Nicolas and he’ll work his magic to create a high-impact Brand Profile of your dynamically-growing company.