Ignite is returning to Columbus on Wednesday, April 27! Speakers have built their presentations with 20 slides, each of which is shown for 15 seconds, giving each speaker 5 minutes of fame. Organizers will award cash prizes. They will be competing in two judged categories, “Most Enlightening” and “Most Innovative.” One presenter will receive People's Choice Award, which is given to the audience’s favorite.
Enjoy a lively evening of free food, cash bar brews and wine, and enlightenment as we watch our community's innovators and entrepreneurs compete for cash prizes in a fast-paced format to see who has the next great idea!
Organizers will award cash prizes. Presenters will be competing in two judged categories, “Most Enlightening” and “Most Innovative.” One presenter will receive the People's Choice Award, which is given to the audience’s favorite. Below are this year's presenters:
|Vivek Kulkarni||Time Bank|
|Deepti Vijaykumar||How to Prevent Inclusion and Destroy Diversity|
|Gabrielle Menser||Community Art Installation/Tourist Attraction|
|Kilah Dickey||Online Transcript System for High School Students|
|Amanda Cox||Inclusivity - Better for the World & Better for Business|
|Diego Rincon||Changing the World Starts With You|
|Skye Nicholson||Pouring It Out: My Break-Up with Mommy Wine Culture|
|Echo Bravo (Erin Hawkins and Brooke Hawkins)||Non-Profit Pop-Up Shop|
|Blake Fields||Homelessness in Columbus|
|Amanda Dornfeld||How Direct Primary Care Will Save Patients, Doctors and American Healthcare|
The event emcee is Phil Luzius, entrepreneur and national trainer for Konica Minolta Business Solutions. Judges include:
- Liz Cleland - Member Attraction & Advocate Engagement, The Workshop
- Aaron Hunter –entrepreneur and VP of Sales and Operations, Deliverend
- Crissy Riley – Digital Marketing Manager, digitalAIM Media
- Kaushik Ravichandran – Product Manager, Toyota Material Handling
Attend the presentations and vote for your favorite! Registration is free. Cash bar by The Savory Swine.
This fast-paced idea pitch competition that originated in Seattle in 2006 but since has become an international phenomenon. Check out Ignite videos by your friends and neighbors from past events.
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