Five presenters will have five minutes each to sum up their ideas with five slides. Five judges will then decide which idea (or ideas) will win up to $5,000.
“A culture that innovates is a culture that shares a lot of ideas. I think we can do more of that sharing in our region and 5×5 is designed to help,” says DeVos.
Any type of idea can be submitted to www.5x5night.com. From art projects to new businesses to events, the evening is designed to promote idea sharing from many disciplines. A week before the event, organizers will select up to five applicants to present their ideas. The basic presentation outline requested explains:
Who you are What’s your idea How will the idea impact Where can it go with a small grant