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The Big Pitch Grand Final 2017
Thu 4 May 2017, 17:30 – 21:30 BST
Welcome to the Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy (AREA) Big Pitch Grand Final event.
The Big Pitch competition, now in its seventh successful year, is an AREA-led (Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy) initiative, encouraging Anglia Ruskin students to embrace entrepreneurship and to work towards starting their own business.
On the evening, finalists will be pitching to a panel of AREA Entrepreneurs for their chance to win a slice of £10,000, one-to-one mentoring along with special prizes for social enterprise sponsored by Provide and Allia.
17.30 Reception drinks
18.00 Welcome by Anglia Ruskin's Vice Chancellor Professor Iain Martin
18.10 Introduction by Dean of the Lord Ashcroft International Business School Professor Gary Packham
18.15 Presentation by Lloyd Amsdon – Watchfinder – Entrepreneurial Alumni of the Year 2016
18.30 2017 Pitches begin
20.30 Judges retire for decision making (You are invited to join us for light refreshments)
21.00 Winners announced
21.30 Final remarks and Close
For more information on the competition, please visit www.thebigpitch.co.uk