Pitch Session Application Deadline is Friday 9/28

Deadline to Apply – September 28th 5:00 PM!

We are seeking aspiring Chicagoland entrepreneurs and companies in growth mode to showcase their businesses and receive feedback from expert judges in front of a live audience. Applicants range from those seeking exposure, to capital, and/or guidance on their business.

This event will be featured at the upcoming SBAC & MB Financial Bank Small Business Conference, where over 100 business owners will meet to address key issues facing entrepreneurs and the small business community. The conference includes breakfast, networking, a keynote speaker and the pitch presentations. The winner will be chosen live and receive a prize package valued at over $2000 –  sponsored by UPS, WeWork, MB Financial & SBAC!

Only 3 applicants will be selected as finalists to pitch at the SBAC Venture Pitch Session, so submit your application today!


Special thanks to our expert panel of judges: