The Boca Chamber’s Golden Bell Education Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy CEO Round Table and Elevator Pitch Contest is 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 8, in Parrish Hall at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton, The event is free and open to the public.
At this event, 17 students, who have been working for four months on their projects, will each do a 60-second pitch for his or her business. The top three performances will be awarded by judges Michelle Adams from CenterState Bank, Tara Auclair from Modernizing Medicine, Michael Orr from Minuteman Press, and Emily Santos from IBM.
Also, a panel of Palm Beach County executives will answer questions from the audience and discuss their paths to professional success. Scheduled to participate are: Daniel Cane, CEO and co-founder of Modernizing Medicine; Andrew Duffel, president and CEO of the Research Park at FAU; John Duffy, founder and CEO of 3Cinteractive; Patricia Maczko, Florida market president at Comerica Bank; and Ira Bornstein, COO of TouchSuite.