Competitions and Conferences

Luther College Elevator Pitch Competition:

The Luther College E Club hosts an annual elevator pitch competition in which students from all over campus have 90 seconds to "pitch" their new venture idea to a panel of judges. Winners of the competition are invited to represent Luther at the annual CEO Elevator Pitch Competition in Chicago. This competition is open to all Luther students. Learn more about Luther's annual pitch competition.

Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO):

Members who actively participate in the E club have the opportunity to attend the annual CEO conference which is held in Chicago, Ill. CEO is a global network of more than 30,000 students dedicated to supporting and inspiring college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunities through enterprise creation. Every year the organization hosts a national conference where more than 1,200 students and faculty attend. The Luther College E Club hosts an annual elevator pitch competition prior to the CEO conference. Find out more about attending this year's conference with Luther. For more information on the conference, visit the CEO website.

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE): 

E Club members are uniquely situated to prepare and present projects at the annual regional SIFE competition and have the opportunity to attend these competitions as a networking and educational experience.

Business Plan Competitions:

E Club members have access to resources and education that support them in their endeavors to present and compete in various local and regional business plan competitions.