Submission of Plans and Judging Schedule
All business plans submitted to the Quinlan Social Enterprise Competition (Quinlan SEC) must be sent electronically to QuinlanSEC@LUC.edu by 5 p.m. CST on Friday, March 27, 2015.
Each plan must set forth the name of the plan author(s), main contact telephone number, and the primary email address.
First Round Judges will review all submitted business plans and select the top five finalists who qualify for the Final Round of the Quinlan SEC. These finalists will be notified by Friday, April 3, 2015. Teams not accepted into the final round will receive written feedback from the first round judges regarding their business plans.
The final round teams will present their business plans to the Final Round Judges panel at the Quinlan SEC’s main event on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Regents Hall located on the 16th floor of Lewis Towers (111 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611). Registration for this event begins at 12:30 p.m. Each finalist team will have 10 minutes to present its plan, which will then be followed by questions from the Judges.
After the five finalists have presented, the Final Round Judges will select a winning business plan as well as announce the two runners-up.