One Week. Generate Ideas. Create Solutions.
2022 THEME -WHERE IDEAS ARE TURNED INTO
NET ZERO EMISSION SOLUTIONS
Disrupt It Weekend - a fun, interactive weekend working with like-minded individuals to generate ideas and turn them into a business!
The weekend kicks off with opening remarks and ice breakers so everyone can get to know eachother. After that, individuals can pitch their ideas, and cross functional teams are then formed in order to develop the idea and validate a business model. Throughout the weekend there are mentors and workshops to help you with the process. The weekend concludes with teams presenting their final pitch to a panel of judges and competing for the grand prize!
Over $5000 in CASH prizes!
Friday, March 11th
4:00 Virtual Kick Off
Saturday, March 12th
Sunday, March 13th
Q: Do I need to come with a team?
A: No. You will self-form teams on Friday evening based on what idea you choose to work on.
Q: Is there an age requirement?
A: The event is targeted to those in high school and older.
Q: Do I need to participate in all workshops?
A: Yes. It is expected that participants are there in all workshops to learn the content
Q: What if I don't have an idea to pitch?
A: That is okay! You can choose which team you want to join based on the other ideas that are pitched.
Q: I don't know anything about starting a business, does this matter?
A; No, teams are formed around the ideas and within the team there is a wide variety of skill sets needed to build on the idea. On top of that there is mentors and coaches on hand all weekend to help.
Kendall Williams, Executive Director, Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre