Now in its fifth year, The Big Pitch Presented by PNC has grown to become an exciting showcase of Birmingham’s up-and-coming small business owners. REV Birmingham launched this event to offer an impactful opportunity for entrepreneurs to gain the resources needed to achieve their big dreams for their small businesses. Numerous businesses including Eugene’s Hot Chicken, Laced Up Boutique, Ghost Training Brewing Company, Square One Goods Co. and many more have pitched their ideas in front of Big Pitch judges and a live audience.
Save the date for November 17, 2018! Ticket information is coming soon.
November 17, 2018
1:00PM – 05:00PM
If you’re a startup poised to hit a major growth point in the next six months, this is the competition for you! We’re looking especially for retail, restaurant, art or neighborhood service concepts that will generate foot traffic and result in job and tax growth in the city of Birmingham.
2018 application deadline: September 15, 11:59 p.m.
Finalists announced: October 5
The Big Pitch live competition: November 17
Semifinalists (who will be notified in late September) will be asked to submit additional information, including a short elevator pitch video. Finalists are required to pay a $100 competition fee before being approved to compete and are required to attend the following events: Mentor Matching and Kick Off, workshops, Pitch Practice, and The Big Pitch Event.