The final event will feature presentations by finalist teams. Those attending will vote to decide the winner of the $5,000 Sutherland Family Award for Best Presentation. More than $200,000 in cash and in-kind services will be awarded at the conclusion of the event.Learn More
IDEA Week is a celebration of the innovative, entrepreneurial and creative energy, talent and leadership that is reinvigorating the South Bend-Elkhart region. The weeklong event will include a headliner concert; startup competitions offering hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money; speakers; workshops; and other opportunities for entrepreneurs, founders, developers, makers, inventors, designers and investors.
Be inspired by idea-focused talks designed to foster learning and wonderread more
Join us as we kick off IDEA Weekread more
Concert act to be announced soon!read more
Celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science and other do-it-yourself projectsread more
McCloskey New Venture Competition