The Coastal Georgia Minority Chamber, launched its “Just Pitch It” Initiative in Savannah on Oct 12.
The “Just Pitch It” initiative affords local product makers and manufactures the opportunity to compete for monies that will help them grow their businesses.
The “Just Pitch It” campaign also teaches small business owners and manufacturers how to pre to win opportunities with big-box companies.
Top business minds from the coastal area judge contestants on their pitch, appearance, and products while offering excellent business advice. Judges may also provide short or long term mentoring, investment opportunities or partnerships.
Coastal Georgia Minority Chamber-Savannah Chair and owner of Indulge Coffee, Russell Canady, said, “The vision of Coastal Georgia Minority Chamber is to give entrepreneurs valuable input and personal tools needed to grow their businesses as well as succeed.”
Prizes range from $250-$1000 as well as the top two winners receiving free business occupancy from Novel that ranges from two weeks to 30 days.
The “Just Pitch It” contest was hosted by the Coastal Georgia’s Minority Chamber’s CEO Sabrina Newby, at the Buccaneers Club.
The judges were Pierre Ifill, Victoria Baylor, Courtney Hinkle Rawlins, Marcus Kevin Thompson and Joe Markwalter.
The winners were: Krystal Hart, CEO, The Profit Life (1st Place, Hinesville) Elbi Elm, CEO, The Culturist Union (2nd Place, Savannah) and Tammy James, CEO, Voices 4 Vets (3rd Place, Long County), other contestants were Cable Wray (Hinesville), Benita R. Mitchell (Savannah), LaQuanius Cutner and Joanne Morton (Savannah)
For more information on the Coastal Georgia Minority Chamber, visit their website www.libertycountymc.org or www.coastalgeorgiamc.org or call 912-231-7583 or visit their Facebook page.