All UPS X-PORT Challenge applications will be reviewed by a panel of judges. The top 10 finalists will be invited to a Pitch-Off event, where they will pitch their products to a community panel of judges from businesses, non-profit organizations and investors that specialize in global commerce.
Each finalist will have a few minutes to demonstrate why their product(s) are ready for the global marketplace. The top three finalists from the Pitch-Off event will be awarded the following prizes*:
- Grand Prize: $10,000 in export shipping from UPS
- 2nd Place: $2,500 in export shipping from UPS
- 3rd Place: $1,000 in export shipping from UPS
All finalists will get a chance to meet and mingle with industry leading experts throughout the event. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain access to insights and strategies that can help grow your business globally.
*Finalists must be able to attend the Pitch-Off event to win (please contact your local UPS district for venue location and event date). The application must be about a product that the qualifying business launched in the U.S. Market, or will launch in 2016. Limit of one application per business. Application must be completed by the deadline provided by your UPS district. Prizes are non-transferable. Prizes are issued via UPS shipping credits to finalist UPS accounts.