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Ignite Columbus 2022

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Name: Ignite Columbus 2022
Date: April 27, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

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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Event Sponsors:
  • German American Bank
Location:
Helen Haddad Hall
Date/Time Information:
5:30pm-8:30pm
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Cash Bar Available
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