On April 25, Chicago Regional Growth Corporation (CRGC) presented the 2019 Export Pitch, co-sponsored by UPS and hosted by PowerForward DuPage. Eight finalists, small and medium-sized companies throughout the region, pitched their plans for going global and competed for one of three grand prizes.
- First place: Neuro Enterprises. Winner of $5,000 cash from CRGC and $5,000 in UPS International Export shipping credits.
- Second place: Ability Engineering Technology Inc. Winner of $2,500 cash from CRGC and $2,500 in UPS International Export shipping credits.
- Third place: Not Just Cookies. Winner of $1,000 cash from CRGC and $1,000 in UPS International Export shipping credits.
2019 Export Pitch finalists included: