Competition Timeline


2018-19 Calendar

EventDate and TimeLocation
Introduction to Opportunity Quest and Signing Up for MentorsWednesday, September 12
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Business Model CanvasWednesday, September 19
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Marketing and BrandingWednesday, September 26
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
How to Write an Executive SummaryWednesday, October 3
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Financial ProjectionsWednesday, October 10
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Deadline to Submit Executive SummarySunday, November 4
11:59 p.m.
Online
Top 10 Finalists AnnouncedMonday, November 20Email and Social Media
Mandatory Finalist OrientationWednesday, November 28
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
A Video for Your BusinessWednesday, December 5
Time TBD
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Business Pitch WorkshopWednesday, January 16
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Deadline to Submit Updated Executive Summary and VideoSunday, January 20
11:59 p.m.
Online
Final Presentation Workshop and Q&AWednesday, January 23
5–6:00 p.m.
Simulation Lab
Gore B19
Final Pitch Practice Day 1Monday, January 28
2–6:00 p.m.
Gore, Burton's Conference Room
Final Pitch Practice Day 2Tuesday, January 29
2–6:00 p.m.
KeyBank or TBD
Top 10 Finalists Presentations DayFriday, February 1
8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Gore, Burton's Conference Room
Awards BanquetFriday, February 8
11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Jewett Center