WBENCPitch: Highlighting a National Network of Innovation – Semi-Finals
October 24 & 25, 2022 | 2:oo-4:15 PM EST
Support WBENC-Certified WBEs as they pitch their innovative business solutions in the 2022 Fall WBENCPitch Competition – Semi-Final Round!
Register now to watch and attend the two-part live-virtual Semi-Finals Monday, October 24, and Tuesday, October 25, from 2:00-4:15PM EST.ALL WBEs are encouraged to attend and view these innovative business pitches to learn pitch strategies and presentation tips to continue to hone your own pitches. Corporate Member Supplier Diversity, procurement, ESG and innovation professionals are ALL encouraged to attend to learn about some of the most innovative solutions within the WBENC Network.
Meet the WBENCPitch Semi-Finalists! Click on the business name to learn about these innovative WBEsWatch and support the three Great Lakes Women’s Business Council ladies as they present their pitches!
Meet the WBENCPitch Semi-Finalists!
Click on the business name to learn about these innovative WBEs | Support your fellow Great Lakes WBC Pitch candidates!
Cat in the Box
Click & Carry, Inc.
Cobbs Creek Publishing
CWC Leadership Development | Great Lakes WBC
Driven to Succeed
Energy Utility Group
Hacha Products Corp. | Great Lakes WBC
HAPPI HIPPO PLANT ORGANICS
Indie Beauty Brokers
Journey Steel, Inc.
Knowledge Architects Inc
Kolar Design, Inc.
Life by Dallas Inc
Lift Your Table
Lock It | Great Lakes WBC
M&M Moving Materials
Nanna’s Kitchen Drawer
On The Goga
Reyz | Great Lakes WBC
Sunday Morning Roasting Company
The Black Travel Box
The Sopi Mitil Company
Wealth and Riches Today, Inc.
As part of Innovate with WBENC, the 2022 Fall WBENCPitch competition is focused on identifying and spurring innovation and collaboration throughout the national WBENC network. WBENC teamed up with our Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to find the most innovative solutions around the country. Hosted by the RPOs, WBEs applied for a chance to participate in the Regional First Round Competitions held throughout summer 2022.
WBENCPitch Finalists have the chance to win up to $20K in prize money to invest in their business, thanks to our amazing program sponsors!
The WBENCPitch 2022 competition includes three (3) rounds of pitching:
- Regional First Round Competitions, hosted by Regional Partner Organizations (complete)
- Live-Virtual Semi-Finals: 10/24 and 10/25 from 2:00-4:15 PM EST
- Live In-Person Finals: 11/15 at “Innovate with WBENC” event in DC
WBENCPitch Participant Innovation Criteria includes:
- Existing innovative product, service, or business solution that is ready for market or currently in market (not a future idea or endeavor seeking an investment).
- Disruptor in their current market.
- Differentiation of their business from standard offerings within their industry.
- Innovative solution that solves a problem in a new/inventive way
Questions? Email Pitch@wbenc.org