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Business Pitch Competition

IES + MEC Quad Cities Pitch Competition

Are you looking for ways to support your business financially? 

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit and the Multicultural Entrepreneurial Center at Black Hawk College invite business owners to compete to win up to $1,000.

Event Details:

Event: 2023 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit and Multicultural Open House – Quad Cities
Date: Thursday, Sept 7, 2023
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Vibrant Arena at the Mark, 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
For more information:


  1. Immigrant or minority-owned business (51% or more)
  2. Less than $20,000 in sales in the last fiscal year or the past 12 months
  3. Must be present a pitch in-person (English) on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 3:00pm

Deadline to apply: Sept 1, 2023

Competition Application

Please fill out the form below to apply for the competition: