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Albers School of Business and Economics

Dates to Remember

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Business Plan Competition Resource Night " Make Your Business Plan Shine"
5 -7 pm, Admission & Alumni Building

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

DEADLINE to submit Intent to Enter, including Business Plan Summary (2-3 pages). Due by 11:59pm (NO EXCEPTIONS). 

Wednesday, February 22-Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Screening Round. Business plans will be reviewed by a panel of judges and will determine whether who continues on to the Trade Show/Elevator Pitch Round.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Announcement of which teams are advancing to the Trade Show/Elevator Pitch Round. Judge's critiques of business plans will be returned electronically by March 13th.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

MANDATORY Business Plan Competition /Entrepreneurs Mini Boot camp
10 am- 2 pm, Pigott 103

Friday, April 14, 2017

DEADLINE to submit electronic copy of a one-page business summary due (must be submitted to ecenter@seattleu.edu by 12 p.m., NO EXCEPTIONS).

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Elevator Pitch + Trade Show
The Trade Show is open to the Seattle University community, friends, family, colleagues, and the public. Set-up can begin at 9:30 am.
10am - 2 pm, Campion Ballroom

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Notification to Trade Show/Elevator Pitch Round participants of which teams advance to the Final Round.

TBD (tentative)
First round of coaching sessions for teams advancing to the final round. These mandatory sessions are generally two hours per team.

TBD (tentative)
Second round of coaching sessions for teams advancing to the final round. These mandatory sessions are generally two hours per team.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

DEADLINE to submit complete business plan (12-15 pages with up to 5 additional pages for appendix allowed). Submit electronic copy as attachment due to ecenter@seattleu.edu by 5pm.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Final Presentation Day
2-5pm, Campion Ballroom

Finals Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Four finalists teams present
  • Audience Voting
  • Keynote and dinner
  • Announce winner