Perfect Pitch Competition at Brownfields 2023
Apply Now for a Chance to Win $20,000+ in Probono Reuse Assistance
The Perfect Pitch Competition (Formerly known as the Redevelopment Rodeo) will give entities the opportunity to pitch their project, obtain feedback and input from seasoned developers and expert practitioners, and have a chance to win big! Three selected entities will take the stage at the National Brownfields Conference in Detroit. The winning project will receive $20,000 in pro bono consulting assistance. Additionally, all three selected entities will receive coaching and advice from their regional TAB provider before the big show.
This experience will inspire you and your team to map your next steps for that underutilized property. Audience participation is encouraged, and everyone gets to vote on the best presentation and most likely to succeed. The Perfect Pitch Competition seeks to spur economic revitalization and bring your community’s vision to life. You can even replicate this experience on your home turf by adapting the tools and presentations to conduct stakeholder forums to ensure your project strikes the right chord with the community. So let’s hit those high notes and transform vacant land into thriving community spaces!
The selected entities presenting their brownfield site vision will receive:
- More than $20,000 in pro bono expert consulting assistance supported by the National Technical Assistance Brownfields Program. Sample services include market analysis, reuse planning, and/or pro forma support.
- Feedback to refine your pitch and redevelopment plan to attract a developer/investor.
Ready to make some music?
Step 1: Decide to apply!
Step 2: Fill out the below preliminary questionnaire by June 2, 2023.
Three selected applicants will be notified the week of June 15, 2023. Selected applicants will work with their regional TAB providers to provide detailed information about the project and prepare their pitch.
The Competition will be held at the National Brownfields Conference in Detroit, Michigan scheduled for August 8 – 11, 2023. Selected applicants must commit to attend and participate in the Conference at the time of selection. All applicants will receive assistance from their regional TAB provider on their submitted brownfields project. Contact Sheryl Gonzales for more information: [email protected].