Think you have the next BIG idea?
Join us for the PNW Big Sell!
Join us on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(Doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
Hosted by Purdue University Northwest Colleges of Business and Technology
Purdue University Northwest
Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center
7150 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN 46324
The following twelve finalists are invited to present six minute live pitches at The PNW Big Sell:
- Amelia Wistuk, Southern Vermont College
- RJ Jarecki, Purdue NW, CMEC
- Alex Finch, Purdue Foundry
- Matthew Albaugh, Purdue Foundry
- Cody Welch, IUPUI
- Rick Peregoy, NWI Region Resident, CMEC
- Caren DeCesaris, Purdue NW, CMEC
- Ryan Preston, Purdue Foundry
- Oliver Wendt, Purdue Foundry
- Glenn Landmesser, NWI Region Resident, CMEC
- Jennifer Lovette-Cephus, NWI Region Resident, CMEC
- Scott Massey, Purdue Foundry
If your product has a social benefit, please describe it briefly.
CMEC is prepared to assist prospective applicant develop and record pitches by appointment only. Please do not wait until the last minute.
Video Submission Review/Judging will be completed by April 8 and the 10-12 Finalists will be identified in an email to all those who submitted.
Finalists will present live at CMEC on April 29th.
If you are selected as a finalist, then prepare to give a live six minute pitch presentation expanding on your video submission to a panel of judges. You may demonstrate your product and/or use a presentation such as PowerPoint and expect questions from the judges.
Mia Campbell, Alex Momcilovich, Brandon Vanes, Joel Soto, Bruce Thomas, Kayla Eastland, Katie M. Dominguez, Russell Seger, Cierra Payne and Amber Clay.
Schedule of Events
- Noon — CMEC Doors open to ticket holders
- Noon – 12:45 p.m. — Panel Discussion in CMEC 100 – Financial Constraints and Opportunities in the Current Economy for Entrepreneurs
- 1:00 p.m. — Finalist Six Minute Presentations & Questions from Judges in CMEC 115
- 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. — Panel Discussion in CMEC 100 – Current Marketing Trends in Entrepreneurial Endeavors: Leveraging Markets and Networks
- 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. — Panel Discussion in CMEC 100 – Northwest Indiana and Entrepreneurship
- 3:00 p.m. — Keynote Presentation (Major Announcement) in CMEC 115
- 3:30 p.m. — Winner, 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runner up will be announced