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The DFW CPG Insider – Community News November 2023

DFW CPG News Updates

Brand Spotlight: Urban Hydration

Brand Spotlight:
Urban Hydration: Crafting Compassionate Care Through Cross-Cultural Personal Care Products

Psyche Terry’s DFW brand, UrbanHydration, specializes in crafting a range of hospital-trusted, nurse-recommended, and cross-cultural products, each designed to cater to diverse skincare needs and elevate the self-care experience. Since its introduction in 2015, Urban Hydration has been a beacon of quality, compassion, and innovation in the world of skincare, haircare, and body care.  Read more here


Upcoming Events!
DFW CPG Brand Showcase
DFW CPG Huddle | Creative Compensation Strategies: Attract and Retain Talented Team Members while Protecting your Company's Goodwill | Presented by: Jason Barnes and Ryan Rickie | 9th November 2023 12pm CT

GEN Logo Global Entrepreneurship Week

GEW North Texas is part of a concerted effort by GEN Global to have events focused on entrepreneurship one week a year around the globe. Each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds through local, national and global events and activities. Click here to find out how you can participate, both locally and globally!


WeDallas Business Showcase + Pitch | 11.15.23 | 6-8pmDon’t miss WEDallas Business Showcase + Pitch on November 15, 2023, from 6pm – 8pm during GEW NTX! WEDallas (Women Entrepreneurs Dallas) is a signature program created by Capital One & The DEC Network. This year-round program is designed to equip, inspire and empower women entrepreneurs in North Texas. The 2023 WEDallas Cohort is ready to showcase their business in a supportive environment, gaining valuable feedback and confidence in presenting your entrepreneurial vision. Register here.


Target LogoJoin Target for their next installment of the WBENC Women Owned in Retail Webinar program featuring a virtual showcase of Target Suppliers who will share their products, insights and best practices for thriving on Target shelves. This session will highlight supplier pitches and panel discussions from some of Target’s very own WBE suppliers. Wednesday, Nov.15,1-3 CST. Click here to register. Free to everyone, even non-WBE members!


H-E-BDFW Retail Executives HEB Event
Juan-Carlos Rück will give a brief history of the largest private employer in Texas and share insights into the business practices and mission that make H-E-B unique. Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at SMU Collins Center. DFW REA members attend free. for the 2023-2024 Program Season, Register here. $40 for non-DFW REA members. Students free with ID. If you have not already done so, Join DFW REA here.


Brand Profile: BarmaladeLooking 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.


Are you the founder of an emerging brand who would like to successfully scale with mentorship from top CPG leaders, investors and successful founders? SKU, the nation’s leading CPG accelerator, is now accepting company applications for the Spring ’24 track. The 12-week cohort will run March through May, culminating with a Showcase Pitch Event. The program is hybrid and mentors and founders need not be located in Austin. Apply here by November 19th.