Are you a young entrepreneur or inventor? Do you have an idea that you need to share with the world? We invite you to be a part of the first ever Steinbach Chamber Challenge!
The Chamber Challenge is a student entrepreneur competition modeled after the popular Canadian reality show, Dragon’s Den. This event invites students in Southeast Manitoba to pitch their business idea, product, or service to a panel of local business leaders for a chance to win cash prizes!
Students ages 15-18
How it works:
Eligible students are required to submit an application of their idea, product, or service through the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce online application process.
Once the application period has closed, applications will be short-listed and finalists will be chosen to be a part of a live Chamber Challenge event where they will present to a panel of local business leaders.
The Chamber Challenge Champions:
The first, second, and third place winners of the Chamber Challenge will be chosen directly following the event and will receive cash prizes during a formal presentation.
- First place: $1000, sponsored by MNP
- Second place: $750, sponsored by Smith Neufeld Jodoin LLP
- Third place: $500, sponsored by Scholars of Steinbach
Deadline for applications: March 15th
*Successful applicants notified by March 25th
Presentations: April 30th
Presentations must be no longer than five minutes, followed by a brief question and answer period.
We invite all interested students to apply below! We look forward to seeing you at the first-ever Chamber Challenge on April 30, 2024!