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The SW Louisiana Economic Development Alliance presents Business Pitch 2020, the 8th Annual Business Pitch Competition.

If you are ready to start up or expand your business this is your opportunity to present your ideas, Shark Tank – style.

There are 4 divisions:

  • High School,
  • College,
  • Technical, and
  • General Business.

Participants have a chance to win $5,000 per division, the total amount of cash and prizes for the event totals $65,000.

The Competition is April 2, 2020, at the Seed Center in Lake Charles with a sign up deadline of March 17, 2020.

There is also a Business Pitch Warm Up to help prepare participants for the competition on March 2, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Seed Center.

Information for both events can be found at or call Adrian Wallace at 337-433-0977.

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