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The Push: A Pitch Event

YUPntwk is hosting The Push: A Pitch Event to connect with serious creators. YUPntwk is on a mission to build fresh new digital content and find unique gatherings for creatives and the like-minded, The Push is YOUR opportunity to get YOUR concept funded! Watch as 6 finalists (3 in each category) compete to win $5,000 + support to make their digital content and event concept get The Push needed to come to life. NTWK members VOTE LIVE for the winner in each category! Show up and show love.

date
Sunday, November 4, 2018
time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
venue
TheaterWorks
location
233 Pearl Street, Hartford, CT, USA Get Directions


Come see what emerging creators are doing in CT!

YUPntwk is on a mission to build fresh new digital content and find unique gatherings for creatives, so we're hosting The Push pitch event on Sunday, 11/4 6-830pm at TheaterWorks (233 Pearl Street, Hartford). Come watch 6 finalists pitch their concepts (3 digital content ideas and 3 event ideas) before a live audience and panel of industry experts. Only NTWK members will vote on site to choose the winner in each category (sign up for free here). One winner in each category will take home a prize package including $5,000 to bring their ideas to life. 

Join us at 6pm to network with our pitch candidates, the panelists, NTWK members and the creative community before we kick off the pitches promptly at 6:30pm. There will be opportunities at each break to talk to the pitch finalists and industry experts while members cast their votes. 

Light Refreshments Provided |  Cash Bar  |  A Room Full of Creative Energy

This event is FREE and open to members of The NTWK and the general public.

Meet The Panelists:

  • George Norfleet: Director of Connecticut Office of Film, Television, and Digital Media
  • Francesca Andre: Award-winning Filmmaker/Photographer & CT’s 2018 '40 under 40'

  • Michael Anderson: "President" is CEO and Founder of MPAC Solutions 

  • Chad Herzog: Director of Programming for International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven

  • Jason Ellis & Fareed Rasheed: Co-Founders of TNB (There’s Nothing Better)

  • Marian Andoh: Co-Creator of University of Dope & Event Manager for the City of Hartford

  • Hosted by media personality Dionne Adessa from The Connect to Jam show on Busy Radio 103.3FM


The Push: A Pitch Event

Event Flyer - The Push pitch event

Event Flyer

The Push Panelists

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