The Pitch

THE PITCH Business Plan Competition

*Sponsors for The Pitch, 2022

A post-event recording of ‘The Pitch’: March 9, 2022 is now available c/o Establish Media (our streaming host). Watch now by clicking HERE.

‘The Pitch’ is an annual business plan event to showcase your Elgin County business or business idea for a chance to win a grand prize package of cash and in-kind prizes to support your venture.

About the competition:  Start-ups and expanding businesses across all of Elgin County are encouraged to submit their business plans for a chance to win thousands of dollars in cash and in-kind prizes generously donated by many local sponsors. The top 5 finalists are invited to pitch their business plans to a panel of judges at a “dragon’s den” style grand finale  where one winner is selected.

For more information or contest entry contact Sarah Foshay:
Cell: 548-888-EBRC | Office: 519-633-7597 x328 | Email:

Past winners are:

2015   Sarah Foshay, Smart Dental Hygiene
2016   Ryan and Krista Harris, Century Chocolates
2017   Jane and Chuck Magri, Wildflowers Tea
2018   Doris and Gabriel Chordekar, Shebaz’s Shawarma
2019  Maria Fiallos Castillo, Streamliners Espresso Bar (& Jade Rogers of
           Timbernook Elgin on winning the County of Elgin cash prize)     

  2022 Markus Hawco, The Ice Box         (watch this full episode here The Pitch March 9, 2022 )

The Pitch 2022