2021 Arts Business Competition Finals Presentation

Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a virtual audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner. The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects. Tune in to cast your vote for the $500 Audience Choice Award!

Finalists chosen for the UW–Madison Arts Business Competition – Presentations on April 23

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Arts Business Competition was created in 2009 to encourage UW–Madison students to develop and present a thorough proposal for an arts event, exhibition, series, commercial venture or other artistic project. Students submit …

CANCELED: 2020 Arts Business Competition Finals Presentation

Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a live audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner! The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects. Please note: this event has been canceled.

2019 Arts Business Competition Finals Presentation

Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a live audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner! The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects.

2018 Arts Business Competition Finals

Three finalist Arts Business Competition groups will present their proposals to a judging panel in this final round. The judges will deliberate and select a winner! The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects.

Arts Business Competition 2018 Kickoff

Learn about previous winners, key details, and deadlines, and listen to a pitch demonstration from Arts Institute staff and partners in preparation for the 2018 Arts Business Competition!