Ready. Set. Pitch.

Are you a small or medium-sized company looking to start exporting or already selling abroad? Pitch to a panel of judges about your company’s plans for going global and win one of three grand prizes.

Attendees will hear from our finalists and enjoy food, drinks, and networking.


  1. Registered to do business in one of the following seven counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, or Will with a valid W-9 form listing company address
  2. Meets the Small Business Administration’s definition of a small business – under 500 employees
  3. Been in business for at least one year from the date the application is submitted