Do you have the winning pitch?
Don’t miss the opportunity to pitch your business during WBENCPitch, presented by PepsiCo, a large, tournament-style elevator pitch competition for WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) taking place June 25-27, 2019 at the 2019 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair.
PepsiCo will generously present the WBE with the winning pitch a grand prize of $15,000 and strategic mentoring provided by WBENC in partnership with PepsiCo.
How it Works
Eighty women entrepreneurs will deliver their best 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges from around the WBENC network.
Twenty competitors will move on to the semi-finals for a second round of pitching, this time with two minutes to pitch and a short Q&A with the judges.
Four competitors will make it to the final round on Thursday, where they will have three minutes to deliver their best pitch live onstage during a conference general session.
How to Apply
We encourage all WBENC-Certified WBEs to apply.
Applications are due by Friday, May 24, 2019.
To participate, you must be:
A WBENC-Certified Women's Business Enterprise in good standing.
The female owner of the company.
Registered for the National Conference & Business Fair (will a Full Conference registration) by Friday, May 24, 2019. (Note: No registration refunds will be granted if you are not selected to participate in the WBENCPitch.)
Ready to pitch your current business, not a future endeavor or innovation.
Agree to tournament rules and regulations.
After May 24, 2019, a closed committee at WBENC will select the final participants. The official list of first round participants will be announced in early June.