Benefits

Receive industry recognition, stand out among your peers and boost sales as a product that has been recognized and vetted by industry experts.

All Finalists Receive:

  • Widespread industry recognition and accolade
  • Special recognition during the Spark Change opening ceremony on Wednesday, August 26, 2020
  • Feature as a finalist in the Spark Change discovery platform from August through November
  • Print feature in Sept/Oct 2020 issue of Natural Foods Merchandiser (NFM) magazine that lists all finalists
  • Inclusion in the Spark Change NEXTY Awards finalist gallery feature on newhope.com
  • Special feature as a NEXTY Finalist on the Expo Connect platform
  • 50% off the New Hope Network Blogger Box sampling opportunity
  • Increased opportunity for features in New Hope Network content
  • 15% discount on any Market Ready Insights packages (must be redeemed by December 31, 2020)

All Winners Receive All the Benefits of Being a Finalist + the Following:

  • Recognition as a pinnacle of excellence in the natural products industry
  • Recognition during the NEXTY Awards winners announcement in the Spark Change closing ceremony in November, 2020
  • Access to the NEXTY Award winners’ toolkit which includes a customizable press release, social media images, winners’ logo, and insider tips to maximize your award
  • Exclusive rights to use the NEXTY Awards winner logo in promotions and packaging
  • Special feature as a NEXTY winner on the Expo Connect platform
  • Increased features in New Hope Network content
  • NEXTY Awards trophy with company name, product name and category engraved
  • Recieve 25% off (in addition to the 15% discount for being selected as a finalist) any Market Ready Inights programs (must be redeemed by December 31, 2020)

Benefits for Finalists/Winners:

  • Complimentary entry into the Flagship NEXTY Awards
  • Exposure to 1,000 hyper-targeted consumers with ability to target a consumer panel that fits your market: One targeting criteria of your choice, such as specialty diet (gluten free, vegan etc.), age or gender
  • Feature on the digital sampling program of leading health and wellness publishers, such as Greatist.com and EverydayFamily.com via our partnership with technology partner Sampler
  • Product ratings and valuable consumer feedback
  • For finalists, product included in free display in NEXTY showcase at Expo East, valued at more than $1,000
  • Award to display at Expo East booth, an easy-to-spot acknowledgement for buyers, media and industry peers (display tent for all finalists and winners, as well as a trophy for all winners)
  • Option to set-up a follow-up coupon to targeted consumers
  • For finalists & winners: 50% off the New Hope Blogger Box sampling opportunity
  • For winners: Access to the NEXTY Award winners’ toolkit: customizable press release, social media tools, winners’ logo, and insider tips to maximize your award
  • Concrete end of campaign report that highlights market viability and consumer acceptance to utilize in retail buyer meetings during Expo East
  • Post-Expo, all participating brands receive unlimited access to a portal of targeted consumer feedback and ratings