2020 PITCH CHALLENGE
The second Pitch Challenge saw the region really showing its passion and excitement with a great diversity of ideas delivered at the 2020 Pitch Challenge.
Six finalists pitched their idea for a new product, service or business to a panel of judges from across the Western Downs business community. The competition went ahead although not in front the of the audience as was originally planned with the finals evening event was cancelled to ensure the safety of all members of the community in the light of the coronavirus health concerns. That didn’t take the pressure off the competitors who were put through their paces by judges and they sure did deliver.
Winner 2020 - Best New Business Idea
Megan Twidle, d8denim (formerly Stytchy Wytchy)
Megan is a self-taught seamstress with a strong passion for fashion and the environment. To help combat fashion waste, Megan produces unique denim clothing and accessories from re-purposed jeans under her label ‘d8denim'
Winner 2020 - Best Business Growth Idea
Annie Cusack, Online Incontinence Program
Annie is a physiotherapist who wants to help the 37% of Australian women who experience incontinence. She’s developed a 12 week online program of exercises, education, tips and support so that new mothers and menopausal women have access to convenient and affordable solution to this delicate issue.