June 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm
Hotel @ The Lafayette (Hotel @ The Lafayette)

Bright Buffalo Niagara features 35 of the brightest companies from Western New York and beyond to pitch their business ideas and to network with investors and business leaders in our entrepreneurial community. Tickets will be available at brightbuffaloniagara.com until June 10.


Event Highlights Include:

  • 30, 90-second and five, five-minute live pitches from 35 entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneur trade show and cocktail reception
  • Keynote address from Bill Rancic, New York Times bestselling author and winner of NBC’s breakthrough program “The Apprentice,” who will discuss how entrepreneurs can use challenging times to their advantage and how to think like an entrepreneur to enjoy a more productive, motivated workforce
  • Award ceremony including grand prize of $20K, a half hour one-on-one mentoring session with Bill Rancic, and an automatic pass into the 43North 2016 semifinals, the world’s largest business plan competition
  • Plus, $5K People’s Choice prize voted on by YOU