Dates and Deadlines

New Business Venture Competition

Dates and Deadlines

The deadlines for the 2017-2018 New Business Venture Competition are as follows –

Friday, October 27, 2017


Submission of electronic Intent to Compete Form, including Business Proposal.


Friday, November 17, 2017

Individuals/Teams are informed who has been chosen as finalists. Finalists continue on to Part Two of the Competition.


Friday, March 2, 2018

Completed electronic written business plans due at


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Trade fair display and presentation
Oral presentation of business plans
Sixty second "elevator pitch" presentation
Judges provide competitors with feedback
Announcement of winners

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