The Shoals Big Idea Contest held annually in March allows community and students an opportunity to advance ideas that will make the Shoals more prepared for the digital technology industry.

Shoals Idea Audition which is the region’s 3 minute elevator pitch contest held annually in November. The 2014 contest had over 30 competitors and at least 5 have launched their companies.

3 Day Startup is UNA’s student weekend business startup event held annually in the Spring semester. In 2014 35 students, 25 mentors and 6 judges collaborated to launch 6 companies.

Tech Meetup held monthly on the second Thursday for local techies to meet and discuss their businesses and challenges in an interactive session.

Biz Buzz is monthly on the second Friday at 11:30 as a presentation and feedback session for entrepreneurs to share their experience and challenges.

Strategic Doing Certification Training hosted regularly at UNA’s East Campus. Since initiated 25 trained participants are spreading the process of this lean agile strategy.

You can learn more from:

Janyce Fadden