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The 2018 James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan Competition and Pitch Event

2018 James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan Competition and Pitch Event
Submit your business plan by Feb. 16, 2018 and compete to win one of six cash prizes topping out at $5,000.

The James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan Competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate St. John's University students from all majors (maximum team of five). Write a 15-page business plan and win a chance to present your plan on April 6, 2018.

If your business plan is not selected to be one of five finalists in the competition, you may still be selected to take part in the Pitch Event. Ten contestants will be able to pitch their business idea in three minutes and three will win cash prizes. 

The James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan and Pitch Event, underwritten by James W. Christmas '70CBA and Eileen Christmas, is hosted by The Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the St. John's University Office of Alumni Relations.

2018 James and Eileen Christmas Business Plan Competition and Pitch Event

Date: April 6, 2016
Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Rooms 201-202

The event will feature a talk on future opportunities for entrepreneurs by New York City Commissioner of Small Business Services Gregg Bishop.

The entry website is open from Dec. 1, 2017 through Feb. 1, 2018.

To submit a business plan, please visit: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site/ChristmasBPC2018

Click here to read the Competition rules.

For more information, contact the competition director:

William Reisel, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
reiselw@stjohns.edu