Pitch Panel Competition
January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5 minutes could land your business $5,000 dollars!
APPLICATION DEADLINE 01/10/2018 || COMPETITION 01/24/2018
Metro Richmond Exports Initiative (MREI), a partnership between Greater Richmond Partnership, Virginia’s Gateway Region, and Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Center for Urban & Regional Analysis with the support of JPMorgan Chase are proud to announce the opportunity for small and medium sized* local businesses to win one of five $5,000 grants for initiating or increasing their business to export.
Besides providing grants the objectives of the Metro Richmond Exports Initiative 2018 Pitch Competition include:
- To formalize the networking potential for Richmond businesses to increase exports
- To provide a structured opportunity for local businesses to showcase their goods and services that can be exported
- To provide local businesses with new strategies for exporting those goods and services
- To introduce local business leaders to a larger community to identify potential new relationships