Rules of Engagement

Participants have five minutes to pitch their ideas or companies to the AFCEA Showcase judges.  
Judges will spend five minutes asking follow-up questions and providing valuable feedback.  
Two slides during presentation are allowed, but not necessary.

One representative from each company can pitch on camera. You are welcome to bring additional colleagues to the studio.

One opportunity to pitch per company, per season.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Companies sponsoring an episode may not pitch in the same episode.


Pitch should include:

  • Business idea and company status, such as idea stage, early start-up or years in business.

  • Focus on the who, what, where, when and why of the idea or company. 

Judges feedback will include:

  • Technology: Do you clearly differentiate yourselves?

  • Marketplace: Is it crowded or greenfield?

  • Funding opportunities and options: Do you need money to grow?

Judges will select a winner from each AFCEA Showcase episode. 


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