5th Annual Downtown NOLA Arts-Based Business Pitch
As a Strategic Partner of the Idea Village for the 2017 Entrepreneur Season, the Downtown Development District along with CANO and LCEF will host the fifth annual “Downtown NOLA Arts-Based Business Pitch” during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 2017, the premier annual business festival, on Monday, March 20th.
The Pitch event is aimed at identifying and supporting entrepreneurs that have an arts-based project or product that benefits the Downtown Development District, that is preferably scalable and is situated in the creative, architecture, technology, digital media or film/entertainment fields.
The DDD and other partners will provide a prize package valued at over $40,000 to the winner that will consist of numerous hours of professional legal, accounting, Public Relations and marketing services and cash.
The winner will be the pitch/presentation that best embodies the spirit and culture of Downtown New Orleans in a sustainable project.
Finalists will be selected and have the chance to work on their concept, practice their presentation and ultimately present their project at the “Downtown Arts Business Pitch”
11am CANO Panel – International Leaders Report on Creative Commerce Trends
12pm – Lunch
1:15pm LCEF Panel – Why Cultural Entrepreneurship is a Win Win for All
2:30pm – 4pm – Art-Based Business Pitch