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Schedule for Judges

The 2017 Regnier Venture Creation Challenge will be a two-day event.

  • The Elevator Pitches, Venture Expo, Announcement of Semifinalists will be held at the UMKC Student Union on Thursday, May 4, 2017

  • The Semifinalist Presentations, Finalist Presentations, Award Ceremony will be held at the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall on Friday, May 5, 2017


April 21-24, 2017
Review Business Plans:

Judges will be emailed a few business plans to review along with instructions and judging criteria on Friday, April 21. Feedback is requested by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24.


Day 1 – Thursday, May 4

Time

Event

Location

12:00 PM

Judge Registration, Lunch provided

SU - Lobby

12:30 PM – 12:50 PM

Judge Training*

SU - 301

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM

Kick-Off

SU - 401

1:40 PM – 2:30 PM

Elevator Pitches

SU – 301, 302A, 302B, 402A, 402B, 412, 419, 420

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Venture Expo

SU – 401

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Lead Judge Deliberation

SU – 402A

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Program Reception Includes hors d'oeuvres

SU – 401

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Keynote Speaker and Announcement of Semifinalists

SU – 401


Day 2 – Friday, May 5 (business dress)

Time

Event

Location

8:00 AM

Judge Registration Begins, Breakfast provided

BEH - Atrium

8:30 AM

Judge Training

BEH - 211

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Kick-Off

BEH – 218 Auditorium

9:30 AM – 11:10 AM

Semifinalist Presentations

BEH – 211, 212, 213, 324

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM

Semifinalist Judge Deliberation

BEH - 211, 212, 213, 324

11:30 AM

Finalist Judge Registration Begins

BEH – Atrium

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Lunch

BEH – 331

12:00 PM

Announcement of Finalists

BEH – 331

12:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Finalist Presentations

BEH – 218 Auditorium

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

Finalist Judge Deliberation

BEH – Hatchery

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Closing Ceremony and Award Presentations

BEH – 218 Auditorium