Pitch Contest


Global Cleveland will be presenting 12 international students who have impressive talents, experience and an innovative idea that you want to pitch in front of employers, this is your time. This opportunity is not limited to current students; if you were previously enrolled, a graduate or an international newcomer currently residing in Northeast Ohio, you can start filling out your application form. Selected international students will pitch to attendees and guest judges (employers from different fields) in a showcase/demo table style presentation.

Submission of Ideas

Global Cleveland will be collecting submissions from students and announce the finalist in the week before the event.  Please submit a single paragraph describing your pitch ideas and /or 3 slides with a summary.

Submission Date: January 24, 2020

Finalists will be announced on the last week of January.


To volunteer please contact nancy@globalcleveland.org. Volunteers are needed from 4:30pm-9pm on February 12th.

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Key Dates:February 12, 2020


There are 4 categories for student to pitch in:

  • Business Management and Process Improvement
  • IT/Connected Devices (IOT)
  • Community/Civic Innovations
  • Healthcare/Biomedical

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