Pitch Contest

Submit your pitch!

Showcase your Innovative or Brilliant Business Idea.

Have the next big idea? Looking for exposure and feedback on your idea? Submit an application for our 2022 MWEC Pitch Contest and YOU could be selected for the experience of a lifetime. All applicants selected from the Virtual Round will pitch on Friday, April 1st. Final contestants will be selected to pitch their idea in front of well-known individuals from the Midwest on Saturday, April 2nd. Following their pitch, each contestant will have 10 minutes of Q&A from a panel of judges. Prizes include $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place.

Virtual Submission: Now – March 1st (Submit Your Pitch Below)   |   Preliminary Round: Friday, April 1st   |   Final Round: Saturday, April 2nd

Virtual Submission

Pitch Category: General

Pitch Length: 90 Seconds

Record via and upload to YouTube or Vimeo

Preliminary Round:

Pitch Length: 90 Seconds

Q&A: 90 Seconds

Final Round:

Pitch Length: 90 Seconds

Q&A: 10 Minutes 

Winner will be announced the same day.


Magnolia Hotel

1615 Howard Street

Omaha, NE 68102