April 15, 2013, at 5:00p.m., a potentially lucrative window of opportunity will close for those with promising business ideas and the courage to promote them. Today is the last day for entries into the 2013 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition. Once all entries are received, a total of 10 entrepreneurs will be invited to pitch on Thursday, May 16, 2013, before a panel of judges and a live audience at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo hosted by Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. The top prize for the live pitch competition, hosted by Pepsico: $10,000 in capital to help turn your idea into a viable business.
Join more than 1,000 outstanding entrepreneurs and top business experts at the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo hosted by Nationwide, May 15-18, at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Expect innovative sessions, high-powered speakers, and an early peek at the products, trends, and services you’ll need to stay ahead of the curve. Be sure to enter our Elevator Pitch Competition to qualify for the $10,000 grand prize. To register and find out more, follow the hash tag #BEEC on Twitter, “Likeâ€ the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference on Facebook and visit www.blackenterprise.com/ec!