About idea week

A new innovation festival.
Here in South Bend-Elkhart.
April 20-29, 2018

Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend-Elkhart region that lets you LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE. Geared towards EVERYONE – whether you’re already a successful entrepreneur, a new student, or simply live for local events – discover YOUR way of experiencing innovation HERE.

McCloskey New Venture Competition

Student and community members will compete for more than $400k in cash and prizes!

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 $400,000 in cash and in-kind services will be​ ​awarded​ at the conclusion of the event​.

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