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SNAC Tank Pitch Competition with Daymond John

New and innovative snack creators enter the contest to see who will win the $10,000 prize! The winner will also gain important connections with leading industry mentors to help scale-up, as well as visibility and coverage in industry media. Read more about SNAC Tank’s handpicked judges and leaders in the snack industry below. 

 Five (5) finalists will be selected to pitch on the live stage, and five (5) semifinalists will also be selected to participate in the SNAC Tank Product Showcase within the Experience Zone.  

Apply for SNAC Tank 2024


The application questions will allow the SNAC Tank Pitch Competition team to understand your brand and company to help determine finalists and semifinalists.

Please submit a two-minute smart-phone quality video clip pitch, the completed application form and 8-10 product samples to the SNAC International office to arrive by Friday, February 16, 2024 to be considered in the selection process.

SNAC Address: 1300 17th Street N, Suite 540, Arlington, VA 22209

Application Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2024

Questions? Contact Abby Valentino at


  • 5 finalists chosen to pitch their product to a panel of expert industry judges 
  • 2-minute pitch, 3-minute Q&A with the panel of judges 
  • Panel of judges and the audience will vote for one brand to take home the grand prize 


  • Cash: $10,000 
  • Mentoring: Connections to leading industry mentors to help winner scale-up. 
  • Media: Profile and visibility in leading trade publications (print and digital package). 

Application Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2024

Finalists To Be Notified February 28, 2024

Daymond John

Founder of FUBU and Star of Shark Tank

An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Daymond John has come a long way from taking out a $100,000 mortgage on his mother’s house and moving his business operation into its basement. John is CEO and Founder of FUBU, a much-celebrated global lifestyle brand, and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales world-wide. 

John is an award-winning entrepreneur and has received over 35 awards including the Brand Week Marketer of the Year, Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award and, most recently, was named #2 on LinkedIn’s Top 20 Voices, a list of the top influencers, who are using their voice to help us analyze today’s changing world of work, navigate our industries, and find balance through an unprecedented year! 

His marketing strategies and ability to build successful brands has made him a highly influential consultant and motivational speaker today. His marketing firm The Shark Group offers advice on how to effectively communicate to consumers through innovative means and connects brands with the world’s top celebrities for everything from endorsements to product extensions. 

John is also an author of 5 best-selling books including his New York Times best-selling books, The Power of Broke (2016) and Rise and Grind (2018). In March 2020, John released his fifth book, Powershift, that walks through his tried-and-true process of how to transform any situation, close any deal and achieve any outcome through his own experience and vast network of industry leaders. 

Finally, John is celebrating his 12th season on ABC TV’s critically acclaimed business reality show Shark Tank by renowned producer Mark Burnett, which has reinvigorated entrepreneurship around the world. Shark Tank has now gone on to win five Emmy® in the US and millions of weekly viewers world-wide tune into the show as John demonstrates his marketing prowess and entrepreneurial insights.