Event Schedule

Schedule may be subject to change. All participants will be notified.

Friday, November 8th, 2019

2:00 PM – CHECK-IN AND REGISTRATION
All attendees will check in and receive their Business Model Canvas Competition badge and information packet. Attendees will also get the chance to mingle with other attendees.

Venue: University of Windsor, School of Social Work

3:00 PM – WELCOME AND ORIENTATION
Attendees will receive a welcome and orientation about the RBC EPIC Business Model Canvas Competition.

Venue: University of Windsor, School of Social Work

4:00 pm – HOW TO GIVE A KILLER PRESENTATION | WORKSHOP BY MEAGHEN QUINN
Meaghen is a teaching artist who is dedicated to helping others find their voice and present themselves in a confident and engaging manner. She has been studying, instructing, and performing internationally for the past 10 years. Over the past three years, Meaghen has also been drawn to the business world through Enactus Windsor’s award-winning presentations team. Last year, the National Team won third place in all of Canada.

She currently offers workshops on presentations skills to University Students, community members and new entrepreneurs, as well as R.B.C. executives. She is dedicated to challenging, empowering, and encouraging her students/clients to trust their instincts, develop confidence, self-worth and individuality, and to always strive for personal excellence.

Venue: University of Windsor, School of Social Work

6:30 pm – DINNER WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER, ROGER KIRKNESS, CO-FOUNDER OF CONVICTIONAL
Convictional helps fast-growing suppliers of physical products sell to all of their business customers, all powered and informed by our multi-channel B2B commerce platform. From onboarding to product and pricing management to generating wholesale orders, Convictional provides the end-to-end solution that makes online B2B happen. This San-Francisco-based startup was a part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 batch and was also listed in the top 10 companies at Y Combinator Demo Day by Tech Crunch. The company has also been profiled in Forbes in “The Startup Conversation” article.

Venue: St. Clair College Centre for the Arts

Saturday, November 9th, 2019

8:30 am – BREAKFAST AND TEAM LOADING PRESENTATIONS
All semi-finalists will be welcomed early Saturday morning to load their presentations while enjoying a light breakfast.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

9:00 am – JUDGE ORIENTATION

All judges will be required to attend an orientation hosted by the event organizers.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

10:00 am – SEMI FINAL COMPETITION
Teams will be given a 10-minute timeslot to pitch their presentation to a panel of judges, followed by 7 minutes of Q&A. This round of the competition will be closed-room format; only judges and the presenting team will be allowed in the room.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

12:00 pm – LUNCH AND JUDGE DELIBERATION

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

12:45 pm – FINALIST TEAMS ANNOUNCED
Up to six teams from the semi-final competition will proceed to the final round. The remaining teams who will not proceed to the final round are encouraged to watch the Final Round of presentations. All awards, including the Postmedia People’s Choice Award and KPMG Financial Competency Award will be announced during the Cocktail reception.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

1:00 pm – FINALIST PREPARATIONS
Teams who proceed to the Final Round will have 1-hour to prepare for the final competition.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

2:00 pm – FINAL COMPETITION

Teams will be given a 10-minute timeslot to pitch their presentation to a panel of judges, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. This round of the competition will be open to the public; all BMC teams, volunteers, judges, staff, friends, family, and media will be invited to watch the final competition round.

Venue: University of Windsor, Odette School of Business

4:00 pm – COCKTAIL RECEPTION, AWARDS & CLOSING

The competition will end with a ceremonial cocktail reception. All winners of the four awards will be announced during this time.

Venue: University of Windsor, EPICentre