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2022 | September 23-24th

Sheraton North Houston Hotel

at George Bush Intercontinental

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Pitch IT! Masterclass (Required) | Saturday Sept. 23rd @4pm

  • All Contestants are required to attend the Summit's Masterclass on September 23rd. 
  • The Masterclass will provide entrants with tools to successfully pitch their brand to potential investors and clients. 
  • Masterclass workshops will be taught by highly successful leaders and investors.

Prize

$5,000

Masterclass Faculty

Pitch IT! Rubric

  • Pitch IT! Rubric: Grant Entrants will receive a "Grant Program Masterclass Workbook & Rubric" Packet. This packet is purposed to provide a detailed look into the Pitch IT! rubric/scoring process. 
  • Entrants who attend the Masterclass will advance to Pitch their brand on Day 2 of the Summit (September 24th).
  • Entrants will be judged on overall pitch based on the 6 Scoring Components outlined in the packet.

Pitch IT! Support

  • WEC will follow up with the Pitch IT! Grant Winner within 5 months of receiving the $5,000 prize to collect data of progress of goal attainment or business growth. Financial statements will not be requested.

JUDGING COMPONENTS

-You will have 1 minute to pitch your brand to our judges.

-A sample rubric is online (PDF).

-Pitching Visual Aids are recommended.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

DOWNLOAD 2022 Grant Program Masterclass Workbook & Rubric