Startup Exhibitor SelectionPlease fill out this form if you would like to be considered to exhibit your startup company during the Veterinary Innovation Summit. There are only 14 spaces available. If you are selected, then you will be able to showcase your startup during the VIS in a prime, heavily trafficked area. You will be asked to be present for the entire weekend, starting on Friday at 5pm for booth setup, right through to Sunday close at 1pm. Cost for exhibitor space is $600 for the weekend and includes full conference registration for 1 person. If you are selected to exhibit, then you will immediately be entered as a possible participant for the Saturday Evening Pitch Competition.
To be considered as a possible Startup Exhibitor, your company should meet the following criteria:
- Been in existence for less than 3 years- Currently have a product or service in the market- Less than $500,000 in annual revenue- Received less than $5 million in funding
Saturday Evening Pitch CompetitionWe’re selecting 5 startups who will have a unique opportunity to pitch their products/services. The 5 selected companies will be competing to win a cash prize of at least $5,000.
Each company will be allotted 10 minutes to pitch their product/service to a panel of judges comprised of leaders in the veterinary industry, as well as conference attendees and potential customers.
Selection criteria for the Pitch Competition includes scalability of the solution, impact on the profession, ease of implementation and use, and uniqueness of the offering.
To sum it up:- 14 Startup Exhibitor spaces are available for the conference (showcase days are Saturday and Sunday). Cost is $600 and includes 1 full conference registration. Apply below.- 5 startups will be selected from the 14 exhibitors to participate in the Saturday Evening Pitch Competition to win a cash prize of at least $5,000.There is no additional cost for this. - Deadline for application is February 1, 2019. You will be notified of your selection status by February 15, 2019.- If you have already registered and are selected to exhibit, then your registration fee applied towards your exhibitor fee.- If you are interested in exhibiting and potentially being selected for the Pitch Competition, then please fill out the form below.
DeadlineApplication deadline is February 15, 2019. You will be notified of your selection status by February 15, 2019.