Creative Enterprise

Cast your vote for Cincinnati’s Next Big Thing!

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Wednesday, August 27 at 6 pm
American Sign Museum

Watch 8 established creatives deliver their best pitches for the chance to win cash to grow their businesses.

Buy tickets

Standing room only: $10
Seated: $25
VIP: $50
Sponsorship packages available – contact

Meet the Finalists

Meet the ArtWorks Big Pitch Finalists from ArtWorks Cincinnati on Vimeo.

Django Kroner Canopy
The Canopy Crew

Owner: Django Kroner

The Canopy Crew is a custom tree house and professional tree care company.

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Chocolats Latour
Owner: Shalini Latour

Chocolats Latour creates handmade confections with artistic designs and unique flavors using fair trade chocolate and local ingredients.

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Golden Hour Moving Pictures Jacqueline
Golden Hour Moving Pictures

Owner: C. Jacqueline Wood

Golden Hour Moving Pictures is a small video production company dedicated to the art of the moving image.

Heather Britt HBDC
HBDC: Heather Britt Dance Collective

Owner: Heather Britt

HBDC uses professional choreography, high energy DANCEFIX workout classes, and flash mobs to create community connections through dance.

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Matt Madison Madisono
Madisono’s Gelato and Sorbet

Owner: Matt Madison

Madisono’s Gelato & Sorbet produces small batch gelato in inspired flavors to the wholesale retail and restaurant markets in Cincinnati.

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Modern MisfitModern Misfit Classic Genius
Owners: Cordario Collier, Jason Matheny

Misfit Genius, A lifestyle clothing brand that empowers thinkers, leaders and influencers to Embrace the Misfit, Become the Genius.

Chris Sutton

Noble Denim
Owner: Chris Sutton

Noble exists to create durable, classic items of clothing made in North America using methods that are sustainable and good for all involved.

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Brian Stuparyk SteamwhistleSteam Whistle Letter Press and Design
Owner: Brian Stuparyk

Steam Whistle is a letterpress print shop specializing in design & production, and local and national sales of unique retail and custom paper products.

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About Big Pitch

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ArtWorks Big Pitch is a biannual competition where creatives pitch for cash prizes and professional services. 8 finalists will be chosen to give their 5-minute pitches for the chance to win a grand prize of $15,000 cash, $5,000 cash by audience vote, or professional services to apply toward their business’ long-term growth. Presented by U.S. Bank.

Apply for Big Pitch

Applications open October 1st, 2014 for the Spring Big Pitch event next March. More info coming soon.