The information that you provide below will be used to determine your eligibility for the Innovation Showcase Program at the 2017 SIIA Education Business Forum. Applications are due by Friday, October 20, 2017 Please note that previous applicants in this program will not be reviewed without a new or improved product or service. 


2017 SIIA Education Business Forum Participation

For those selected as Finalists to participate in the 2017 SIIA Education Business Forum Innovation Showcase, participation includes the following:

  • participating in conference calls for Orientation (November 2 or 3) and dry-run presentations (November 9 or 10)
  • attending the Forum in Washington, DC December 5-6 and presenting to Forum attendees during the Showcase session, demonstrating the innovation at the Incubator Showcase (table top exhibit is included) and Networking Reception (December 6)
  • the opportunity to meet with potential investors/business partners during the One-to-One Business Connections meetings (December 5)

Each innovator selected for participation must pay a $795 discounted registration fee, which includes a 1-year SIIA membership. Participants will also qualify for two (2) additional discounted registrations to attend the Forum.

Note: Forum attendees will select the Most Innovative and Most Likely to Succeed innovators (one winner and one runner-up for each recognition).