We join the Small Business Administration (SBA) to celebrate women-owned businesses and their lasting impact on the economy. On Wednesday, October 18th, from 9 am to 3 pm, Pi will host our SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN’S PITCH COMPETITION. This year we will also conduct a Women’s Leadership Symposium that will feature Kat Taylor, Co-Chair of the Beneficial State Bank Foundation.


See our flyer for full details to this FREE EVENT…Our Women’s Pitch Event will have ALL Women CEO pitching their respective businesses in front of an ALL Women Finals Judge Panel and compete for $5,000 in total prize money, plus another $2,500 in-kind Professional Services donated by our Pi Partners and supporters. In addition, we will provide a light breakfast, catered lunch and Art Exhibit, and a end of event Happy Hour with NETWORKING opportunities before, during, and after the event.



MAJOR SPONSOR is BENEFICIAL STATE BANK (https://www.beneficialstatebank.com/) and our 

MAJOR EVENT PARTNER is ALTASEA (https://altasea.org/our-future-is-blue/) 

Now we need your help by signing up and attending this gala event to show your support for Women Entrepreneurs above remember…..HAVE FUN! 

We are very excited this year to have a new location (Alta Sea), a new sponsor for this event (Beneficial State Bank) and an Amazing Key Note speaker that will knock your socks off! Kat Taylor, If you haven’t heard of her, you will at this event! She will be speaking on the topic of Leadership, and she knows a lot about it. Kat is not only an awesome person, she is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Board for Beneficial State Bank. She has spoken to many audiences AND is multitalented (I can’t tell you now, you will have to RSVP and see…) 

Lets not forget about the pitch portion… Come see 5 finalists that our staff will be choosing to present their business to everyone. Whenever we have our pitch events, the competition gets harder and harder to choose, we don’t know who they are but expect to see Women Power on Oct 18th.

  • Everyone is welcome to join in the fun!
  • Women are invited to apply to pitch!

Where do I sign up to be a Pitch Presenter?

Click on the blue button to the right of the flyer the flyer.

Where can I RSVP to attend?

Click on the red button to the right of the flyer.

Where do I park?

  • Look for the green 59 marker that extends from the building. There is limited parking in front of the building but there is more parking across the street.
  • Please do not block any entrance ways or handicap stalls
  • Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
  • Please enter through door 25

We are happy to answer any questions you have. Send us an email at info@polkinstitute.org, on day of event you can call (808) 870-4348 

See you there!