ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas and superb pitching skills will have the opportunity to win $10,000 in business funding by participating in the National Black MBA Association® Innovation Whiteboard Challenge®. The Challenge will take place on Friday, October 14 in New Orleans at the 38th Annual National Conference & Exposition as a featured component of The Entrepreneurial Institute. Three finalists will present their business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists, academicians and successful business owners with the hopes of winning the grand prize.
Based in Atlanta, GA, The National Black MBA Association® is the largest premiere business organization in the country, serving more than 9,800 members across 45 professional chapters. The organization's programs, events and partnerships are designed to increase awareness and facilitate access to graduate management education programs and career opportunities in the field of business.
NBMBAA® will present its 38th Annual National Conference & Exposition themed "The Q Factor: Quality, A Leadership Paradigm," in New Orleans, October 11 – 15, 2016 at the New Orleans Convention Center. The Conference will feature a career expo with close to 300 corporations, government entities, and universities delivering quality programs carefully designed to empower business professionals at every career level, and opportunities for entrepreneurs interested in starting a new venture or growing their existing one.
Applications for the Innovation Whiteboard Challenge® will be accepted through 6:00 P.M. ET, August 12, 2016. All applicants for the Whiteboard Challenge must be NBMBAA® members and can apply here: http://nbmbaawhiteboardchallenge2016.startupcompete.co/. Receive 50% off NBMBAA membership when you apply for the Innovation Whiteboard Challenge.
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To learn more about the NBMBAA® Conference, view the conference schedule and register, visit http://www.nbmbaaconference.org/aboutConf/default.aspx.
About National Black MBA Association®
NBMBAA® is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional member-based organization which leads in the creation of educational and career opportunities for black professionals. Established in 1970, the association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community. In partnership with more than 300 of the country's top business organizations and universities, the association has inroads into a wide range of industries as well as the public and private sector. For more information, visit http://www.nbmbaa.org, or like on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nbmbaaHQ/.
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