LocalShops1, in collaboration with the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the local round of the SBA InnovateHER Challenge, in which they look for products or services that make a positive impact on the lives of women and families. The competition takes place Dec. 2, 2015, at the Catherine Hickman in Gulfport, and the winner of this local round may be selected to compete for cash prizes totaling $70,000 in the finals in Washington, DC.
You can learn more about the competition and apply to compete at LocalShops1.com/compete.
The public is invited to a meet & greet reception, followed by the live competition and a keynote speech by local entrepreneur Isabel Reis Laessig, founder of the popular Sunday Supper movement. Admission is free and registration is open at LocalShops1.com/events.
Meet the judges
Carla Bristol, Gallerie 909
Diana M. Hechavarria, University South Florida
Marie Tomassi, Trenam Law
Rita Lowman, C1 Bank
Robin King, Three Birds Tavern & Out of the Weeds
Meet the moderator
Barry Rubin, Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce & Time Systems
Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce
Red Hot Tiki Spicy Gourmet Market
Three Birds Tavern & Out of the Weeds
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