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Sup-X: The Startup Expo
 
 
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july 25, 2019  |  broward convention center  |  fort lauderdale, florida

1,000+ ATTENDEES

100+ exhibitors, special exhibition opportunities for venture oriented startups and community partners

Startup competition with $25,000+ in cash and prizes, exhibition and pitch opportunities

#Women4Women, our morning forum focused on female founders, entrepreneurs and investors

 
 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

THURSDAY, JULY 25


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    #WOMEN4WOMEN FORUM

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Exhibitor set up


10:00 AM - 5:00 pM    Main stage panels - 5 total

Workshops - 14 total

Knowledge Base Sessions - 7 total

Startup competition pitches - 30 total

Building the Future Show Live Interviews Throughout the Day (10:00-12:00 & 2:00-4:00)


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    KEYNOTE


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Startup Competition Finals and Awards


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM ~ VIP PARTY


 

sponsors


Presenting sponsor

 

 

 

Host community sponsor

 

 
 
 
 

 

alliance partners

 

 

media partners

 

 

 

production partners

 
 

 

HOW TO ENTER YOUR STARTUP IN THE COMPETITION

Startup competition - The StartUp Expo

Application Deadline is May 31st, 2019

SUP-X is focused on the entrepreneur and The StartUp Expo is the centerpiece of SUP-X. The StartUp Expo is both a competition and a physical and virtual opportunity for startup and early stage entrepreneurs to exhibit before and meet the 1000-1500 investors and others in attendance.  

Benefits

  • Opportunity for 10 minute pitch on pitch stage

  • Opportunity to have your business plan reviewed by investors and your pitch viewed by investors. Approximately 20% of SUP-X attendees are accredited investors

  • Exhibition opportunity - one booth in the exhibit hall alongside our corporate exhibitors is included for successful applicants (approximately 100 total exhibitors). Opportunity to meet investors, partners, clients/customers, potential employees and others who may help your business grow and succeed

  • Five semi-finalists will have the opportunity to compete in a fast pitch competition judged by investors at the last general session of SUP-X in front of the 1000+ person audience

  • A minimum of $25,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the winner

  • If accepted to exhibit, general admission ticket purchased to apply converts to a VIP Pass and provides admission to the SUP-X VIP Party at a local upscale restaurant immediately after the event. VIP Party is limited to speakers, sponsors, investors and VIP Pass holders.

Process

  • Purchase one general admission ticket ($59 if purchased before May 31st)

  • Send email to info@sup-x.org saying “I have applied!”

  • Receive link to our private Gust portal to apply

  • Submit Gust application by May 31st

  • Successful applicants informed in June

Exhibition Fee

If selected to exhibit and compete, an exhibition fee is required based on the level of traction the company is projected to achieve in 2018.  Revenues used to apply and determine the exhibition fee must be the same revenues included in your Gust application that is shown to investors.  

  • < $500,000 Revenues = $100 exhibition fee (includes one additional VIP Pass valued at $299 and booth valued at $1,250)

  • $500,000-$999,999 = $200 exhibition fee (includes one additional VIP Pass valued at $299 and booth valued at $1,250)

  • > $1 million = $300 exhibition fee (includes one additional VIP Pass valued at $299 and booth valued at $1,250)

Please note that the Startup Expo is limited to high potential growth companies whose 2019 revenues are projected to be less than $3mm and who have raised less than $3mm in capital by the date of the event, July 25, 2019.  Additionally, while all startups and early stage companies are welcome to attend and participate in SUP-X, the StartUp Expo itself does not include restaurant concepts, real estate deals or project/infrastructure finance.

 


 

Registration

All Ticket Sales Final - Non-Refundable/Non-Transferable

Sorry, no printed name tags after July 22nd

Credit cards only at the door

Affiliate discounts only available for online tickets purchased in advance

Click "more info" after each ticket class for important conditions

Ticket types:  

  • STUDENT GENERAL ADMISSION - Includes #women4women, Exhibit Hall Access, Access to all Panels and Speeches and Access to Closing Reception. For enrolled students only. No admittance to VIP events.  Valid ID required at check in.  Note: Students under 16 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.  

  • US MILITARY GENERAL ADMISSION - Includes #women4women, Exhibit Hall Access, Access to all Panels and Speeches and Access to Closing Reception.  Proof of veteran status required at check in.

  • GENERAL ADMISSION EARLYBIRD - Includes #women4women, Exhibit Hall Access, Access to all Panels and Speeches and Access to Closing Reception.

  • ALL ACCESS VIP PASS - Includes all benefits associated with General Admission tickets plus access to the Gust Investor Portal and access to the VIP Lounge, access to the VIP Reception, which is limited to speakers, sponsors and VIP Pass holders, and  includes participation in Investor-Startup Exhibitor Matchmaking program.

 

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