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We are happy to announce that this year's event will take place on October 18th, 2018 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront. After a successful event in 2017, we are bringing back the pitch competition! This year's grand prize is valued at $15,000! Don't miss out on all the action, follow us to stay up to day #BridgesPitchComp2018

After receiving another round of excellent applications again this year, our team has chosen their top five applications to move onto the next phase of the competition. Check out the video below where last years Pitch Competition winner, Sarah Huckson from Scotts Coffee Co., announces this years top 5.

Meet this years top five applicants for the 2018 pitch competition at the bridges to better business. These applicants have been selected among many others to move on to this stage of the competition. They were required to submit a business plan along with a short video. The video is worth 50% of their total score.

This years top two businesses to move on to pitch their business to a panel of judges along with you, the audience, are...











We're proud to introduce Andrew Au as our Keynote Speaker this year!

Referred to by Forbes as a “millennial expert”, Andrew is a modern business leader who helps global blue-chip brands respond to digital and millennial transformation. Through his innovative work, he was the youngest person to be inducted into the Entrepreneurs Organization at the age of 22.

Andrew is among the few Canadians to be named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, and has received over 30 domestic and international awards for business innovation and thought leadership. He shares his dynamic perspectives in articles and podcasts for a variety of media including PROFIT Magazine, Forbes, Global News, Strategy Magazine, and Media in Canada.

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