This year the School of Business was invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Challenge presented by the School of Business, Hospitality and Environment.
8 student teams representing 6 different programs including: Bachelor of Business Hospitality, Event Management, Golf Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Sales and Marketing and Sports Management competed in this business pitch competition. Each team had 15 minutes to deliver a convincing presentation of their research and business strategy for a new business idea to a panel of industry experts. Two student teams from the Sales and Marketing program were selected to compete at this exciting event that took place on April 20, 2017
I am happy to report that the 2 teams from Sales and Marketing performed exceptionally, winning 1st and 3rd place in the competition. Congratulations to the 1st place team made up of students from Term 1 of the Sales and Marketing Program: Kiersten Gates, Ece Nur Pehlivanoglu, Ana Bilek and Firas El Zein. The 3rd Place Team was also made up of Term 1 students from Sales and Marketing and included: David Jones, Rico Dean, Vitor Baradel and Nicholas Leduc.
The winning group won $750 and the 3rd place team received $250. In addition, all of the final teams will have an opportunity to work with NC Takeoff to help bring their idea to fruition. Way to go Sales and Marketing students!
Professor Terri Champion
Coordinator – Sales and Marketing Program
Niagara College School of Business