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WBENCPitch Regional Round

August 25, 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Join us live to watch the region’s top 10 competitors from our pre-qualifying PITCH (virtually) for judging to determine who will advance as a top 3 regional finalist! Click below to register and join us for the WBENCPitch Regional Round!

Watch our region’s TOP 10 WBEs PITCH LIVE!

Anar Gourmet Foods
Cobbs Creek Publishing
Fun & Function
Instant Teams
Mother Compost
OMG! Pretzels
On the Goga

The top 3 Regional finalists will advance to the National Virtual Semi-Finals and In-Person Finals to pitch to major corporations and compete for grants and other prizes to invest in their business!


  • Top 3 Competitors | Free ticket to WBEC-East Desserts, Awards & More Celebration in October in Philadelphia
  • Top 3 Competitors | Discount on their next WBE recertification processing fee
  • Top National Winners | Grant opportunities up to 20k sponsored by FedEd and PepsiCo

Competition Timeline:

  • 7/13 & 7/20 | Pitch Training Sessions (Optional but highly encouraged)
  • 7/22 | Deadline to submit pre-qualifying 90-second videos
  • 8/5 | Top 10 participants from prequalifying round are notified
  • 8/25 | Regional Round of Top 10 broadcast live for judging and public viewing at 1:00 PM
  • Week of 10/24 | Top 3 pitch live at National Virtual Semi-Finals
  • Week of 11/14 | National In-Person Finals (Invitation Only)

Judging Criteria:

Judges will be comprised of WBEC-East Corporate Members and Committee Volunteers

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