Deadline approaching for RDC’s Transform Your Trade

Date posted: 
Tue, 12/20/2016

Pitch a trades-focused business idea for chance to win $5,000

Red Deer, December 20, 2016 – Trades people and local entrepreneurs are invited to pitch their trades-focused business ideas to a panel of business leaders, and the winning pitch will win $5,000 towards starting a small business.

Transform Your Trade is a Dragon’s Den-style competition that is open to anyone with a business idea to enhance a trade, and the individuals with the top five proposals will present to the panel of judges.

Transform Your Trade | Saturday, February 4, 2017
Business proposal submission deadline: January 6, 2017

Those interested in participating can register at Once registered, you will be supplied with a business proposal template to submit by January 6 to RDC’s selection committee. Final contestants will be chosen to compete in the Transform Your Trade pitch.

If you have been chosen as a final contestant, you will be notified by phone by January 13, and details will be emailed to you regarding your presentation requirements. Final contestants will have 15 minutes on February 4 to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges followed by 20 minutes of questions.

For complete details on Transform Your Trade, visit

For additional information contact:

Jeff Maser
Marketing Communications Coordinator