Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Give | Apply Now | Funding | Store

< br/>< br/>< br/>

OTC2023PITCH - Philadelphia Business Pitch Competition

Saturday, June 10, 2023 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)


Operation Ten City will be in Philadelphia on June 9-10, 2023. 
For additional details regarding all events, please visit 
The Business Pitch Competition at Operation Ten City: Philadelphia provides an opportunity for local entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses, products, and services that have a measurable kingdom impact, have the potential for commercialization and scalability, and fill a need that solves real problems in the marketplace. Cash prizes will be awarded to the three highest-rated finalists of the competition. First prize is $10,000! If you place in the top three, your home church will receive a donation on behalf of Operation Ten City! (see details below**)

UPDATED: The deadline to register and submit documentation is Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 11:59 PM EST. 

The live, in-person event will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 9:00 AM-Noon (EST). 

There are two rounds:

1. The initial submission (Completed electronically via our online judging platform Judgify. The link will be sent after registration. If you do not submit documentation here, your business will not be considered)
2. The final round (In-person on June 10, 2023)

After the deadline ends, all entries will be judged, and up to 15 finalists will be identified and notified via email that they have been selected to pitch live and in person during the final round

In order to enter, you must submit the following to Judgify:

1. One 30 Second Intro Video
2. One 3-Minute PITCH video
3. One high-resolution headshot
4. A 11-Slide Pitch Deck (PowerPoint Presentation)
5. Letter of Support from your pastor/leader on the church's letterhead (church must be a registered 501c3)

There will be no walk-up entries on the day of the live pitch! All entries must have gone through the first round judging process.

Please note:

  • Finalists are required to pitch their business in person.
  •  You and your business must be located within the city or the surrounding area (all entries not from the area will be removed and disqualified)
  •  If selected as a finalist, you must participate in the tech rehearsal the week of the event (details will be shared with finalists)

**Should you place in the top three winners during the live pitch competition, the following must be completed for your church to receive a donation:

  • You must submit a letter of support from your pastor/leader on the church's letterhead with your entry on Judgify
  • You are required to be a member in good standing and active within your home church, if applicable
  • Your church needs to be registered as a 501c3 with your respective state
  • A representative from your church must register your church

Additional submission details will be provided upon completion of registration.

UPDATED: The deadline to register and submit documentation is Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 11:59 PM EST. 

We thank you and look forward to your participation. Contact us at with the subject line BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION if you have any questions.


No-cost for participating or attending.

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

Use the Broad Street Atrium entrance.

The Business Pitch Competition will take place in Terrace Ballroom 1-3.

Event Contact
Brittney Wallace
Send Email
Saturday, June 10, 2023 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)

The LIVE and in-person, Business Pitch Competition Finals will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 9:00 AM to Noon EST at the Philadelphia Convention Center - Terrace Ballroom 1-3.

Career Fair
Business Opportunity Expo
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Continuing Education & Professional Development (CEPD)
Annual Conference
Powered By GrowthZone


7600 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 697-6200

The Joseph Business School is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools. Complaints against this school may be registered with the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 300, Springfield, IL 62701, Telephone (217) 782-2551, or by accessing the IBHE online complaint system at

accreditation The Joseph Business School Business & Entrepreneurship Campus and Online Program is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools. JBS is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).