May 10, 2017


For the first time ever, WEConnect International is hosting a pitch competition as part of its hallmark event, WEConnect International Day, on June 19, 2017 in Las Vegas. The competition is open to all certified women’s business enterprises and self-registered women-owned businesses. However, to be considered, you must purchase your ticket to WEConnect International day by June 1, 2017.

How does it work?

At International Day, June 19, each contestant will give a 3-minute pitch in front of a panel of judges representing various multinational corporations. Judges will provide immediate feedback for each woman business owner. If she advances, she will have an opportunity to present a more polished pitch in the final round. Both winner and runner-up will be announced during the International Day Reception and the winner will be given the opportunity to speak to an audience of some 200 corporate reps, partners and fellow women business owners. The winner and runner-up will also be featured on our website and in our newsletters later in the summer.

How you get started

  1. Purchase your ticket by June 1, 2017: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weconnect-international-day-tickets-31011880369
  2. When you register, check that you are interested in the competition
  3. For tips on how to prepare, join our free webinar on May 30: https://weconnectinternational.org/en/media-news/news/save-the-date-for-free-webinar-series-on-preparing-for-wbenc
  4. Look for an email from WEConnect International after you register regarding first-round video submissions of 90 second pitches due June 7.