Why Attend

The Emerging Brands Summit offers growing brands an opportunity to learn and connect with professionals who can advance your agenda.

The PACK EXPO Advantage. Two for One and So Much More.

Attendees of the Emerging Brands Summit get free registration to PACK EXPO Las Vegas starting the next day, September 11-13. Extend your stay in Vegas and experience the largest packaging and processing event in North America. Discover the latest innovations in packaging materials and see machinery in action from 2,000+ solution suppliers, network with industry experts, and gain access to over 100 free educational sessions. Maximize your time and expand your knowledge by attending both events. 


Emerging brands – Find the information and connections you need to advance

Build the knowledge to expand your manufacturing roadmap. The Emerging Brands Summit offers growing brands educational sessions and panel discussions, plus an opportunity to:

  • Network with other CPG founders and decision makers
  • Consult with onsite expert advisors
  • Meet leading suppliers
  • Apply for a $50,000 grant (awarded onsite)

VCs and investors – Tap into growing CPG markets via today’s most promising emerging brands

Entrepreneurs from some of the most innovative CPG products will be at the Emerging Brands Summit. Find your next investment as you meet the professionals behind the brands.

  • Attend educational sessions to gain industry knowledge
  • Learn about market-specific challenges and opportunities
  • Connect with industry insiders
  • Gain exclusive access to expert advisors

CPG companies – Get inspired by innovative new products and solutions

For a marketplace that demands continuous innovation, the Emerging Brands Summit offers a preview of some of the new products – and attributes – that emerging CPG brands are advancing.

  • Gain insight about today’s consumer demands and how emerging brands are responding
  • Network with professionals at scaling companies
  • Connect with expert advisors onsite
  • Meet innovative solution providers

Contract manufacturers and packagers – Engage with high-growth brands who are expanding their operations.

The Emerging Brands Summit is the place to start conversations that can lead to new business partnerships. Meet emerging brands who are researching the value of outsourced services – from manufacturing to packaging to warehousing.

  • Promote your organization’s capabilities for ready-to-scale brands
  • Find and connect with the right suppliers
  • Consult with our onsite expert advisors