Regional Pitch Commpetition

Get ready to showcase your company and AMPLIFY your opportunities.

Applications open July 8th.

Announcing the 2024 WBEC FL Regional Pitch Competition serving as a qualifying round for the National WBENC Semi-Finals.

 

The National Finalists will have the opportunity to win cash prizes.

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Watch the LIVE Regional Pitch Competition!

Join us September 27th for the LIVE Competition.

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How the Competition will work:

Each application will include a 60-second intro pitch which will be used by our selection committee to narrow to 10 regional semi-finalists which will compete in the virtual competition on September 6th.

Pitch Criteria

Participant must be a WBENC-Certified WBEs whose certification is in good standing.

Participant fits the following 1st Round Criteria:

  • Pitch must be 60-seconds
  • Pitch must capture the audience’s attention and spark interest (entertaining & informative)
  • Existing product, service, or business solution that is ready for market or currently in market (not a future idea or endeavor seeking an investment). 

Applicant must be a female owner of the company.

If the solution is a result from a joint venture between multiple WBE companies or if the business has more than one (1) female owner, the application must be submitted on behalf of only one of the WBE companies or owners. Only one WBE will be permitted to pitch in each roundand it will need to be the same WBE in each round. 

 

Meet the 2023 Winner!

Kimba Williams, KUSHAE is a WBECFlorida WBE and winner of the $50,000 prize in the 2023 competition.

Congratulations Kimba!

This could be you this year. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Resources

Check out these books and links to help you prepare for your pitch.

TedEx Talk: The elevator speech is out of order: Michelle Golden at TEDxCitadelPark

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Have Questions?

Email

Steph McFee 

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