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Empower Your Dreams
Competition

Event Held on April 4th & 5th, 2018

Ready For The Competition?

UP TO $30,000 IN PRIZES

  • Keynote Speaker: Guy Kawasaki
  • Up to $5,000 Grand Prize
  • Other Cash Prizes
  • And More!

EVENT SCHEDULE

April 4, 2018

  • 2:30-4:00pm: Booth Showcase - HGB 275
  • 4:00-5:00pm: Speed Networking - HGB 273
  • 5:30-7:00pm: Finalists Dinner - PCC Hale Ohana Luau

April 5, 2018

  • 8:30-11:30am: Presentations - Journey Theater
  • 2:00-3:30pm: Willes Talks & Awards - HGB 273
  • 4:00-5:00pm: Winners Reception Dinner - HGB 135

Workshops

  • February 21, 2018, 7pm – Introduction to Competition
  • February 28, 2018, 7pm – Problem & Solution / Financials
  • March 7, 2018, 7pm – Marketing / Sales Strategy
  • March 14, 2018, 7pm – Competition / Value Proposition

GET THE OFFICIAL RULES

& DETAILS ON WHAT TO SUBMIT

Enter your name and email address below to get the official Empower Your Dreams information packet, contest rules, and details on what you are to submit. Note that all updates and reminders related to the contest will be sent to the email you provide.

Student Resources

If you are needing some help with your pitch or your PowerPoint for the competition, check out the resources below.

View The Kickoff Presentation

Create A Cash Flow Curve

Develop A Marketing Strategy

See Our Suggested Pitch Outline

See Our Suggested PowerPoint Framework

Need Help With Your Pitch?

Come to our workshops to find other students who want to help take your ideas to the world!

The Willes Center can also provide mentors to finalists in the competition.

No Idea? No Problem!

Maybe you are creative, or a numbers person, or a great manager. Come to a workshop to find an idea you believe in.

Somebody has a world-changing idea here at BYU-Hawaii, and they need your help!

Former Winners

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