Inaugural Big Idea North Platte
The Inaugural Big Idea North Platte business pitch contest is taking place on Wednesday, March 18th at Godfathers Pizza, located 1100 S Jeffers St, North Platte
. This inaugural contest serves as a way for members of the community to share their new business, product or invention ideas. Contestants can register and provide an explanation of their idea at bigideanp.com. Applications must be received by Monday February 17th at 11:59p.m. CST.
Social hour for Big Idea North Platte begins at 5:30, however, the main event starts at 6:00 when the top finalists give a two-minute idea pitch and then go through a short question and answer session. From there, they will be narrowed down to the top five finalists by a panel of judges. Once the top five have been selected, audience members will decide who takes home the first, second and third place prizes. Contestants are encouraged to bring their friends, colleagues and fans to secure their place. There is not an admission fee to attend Big Idea North Platte.
Prize money has been pledged by the North Platte Chamber and Development, Gateway Reality and Great Plains Foot and Ankle in the Community Category that is 19 and over. The Youth Category is 19 and under the prize money has been pledged by NebraskaLand National Bank and Commercial Investment Services.
North Platte Young Professionals are hosting the event. It is NPYP’s goal through Big Idea North Platte to offer small business owners and stakeholders a premier and dynamic resource for business information, interest stories, guidance and networking opportunities that will also promote the area to potential business owners and showcase the favorable environment and support available to enterprise.
For more information of Big Idea North Platte can be found on the website www.BigIdeaNP.com