Junior Achievement 2016 “Pitch It” Competition

Pitch It! is a Dragon’s Den-style event during Junior Achievement after-school Company Program teams compete to win local marketing packages for their start-ups!

We have two ‘companies’ in Windsor, Dream Serene and Northern Embrace, made up of 20 eager and enthusiastic high school students each. They will be presenting in front of an esteemed panel of local judges.  There is no cost to attend Pitch It!

Join us this Thursday, January 7th, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm to see our teams compete!


Council Chambers
315 King Street West, 2nd Floor
Chatham Judges
Nancy Havens, Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Adam Ludolph, The Cooperators
Dustin Vermast, CIBC St. Clair St. Branch

Sarnia Public Library Theatre
124 Christina Street South
Sarnia Judges
Don Anderson, SLBDC
Jon Harding, Imperial Oil

Windsor Star News Cafe
300 Ouellette Avenue, 3rd Floor
Windsor Judges
John Dobrowolsky, Sandler Training
Kay Douglas, Douglas Marketing Group
Chris Ryan, Genesis Entrepreneurship & Innovation Centre


With the support and guidance of teachers and volunteer advisors from the local business community, Junior Achievement’s Company Program will give secondary school students the knowledge needed to organize and operate an actual business enterprise.

Students will learn what risks and rewards come with owning a business and how to build positive relationships with the community.

 While operating their business, participants will sell shares, produce and market a product or service and appoint a management team that best suits their company.

They will also learn to maintain and analyze financial records that will help them establish and monitor production and sales goals during the span of the program.

Company Program supports the curriculum objectives of a range of subjects, including mathematics, business, career studies, social studies, leadership and co-op,
and the Specialist High Skills Major – Business. 


Junior Achievement


519 997 2853

Lia Marinelli,

Program Manager, Windsor-Essex

[email protected]


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