Competition timetable

There are several stages in the Flare Ignite competition. Here are a few dates for your diary:

Diary dates for Flare Ignite

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
12 February 2021
Expression of interest entry deadline

Only eligible entries will be considered (subject to the rules and disclaimers). Expression of interest forms must be submitted by 23:59

09 April 2021
Last day to submit your business canvas Business canvasses must be submitted by 23:59      
21 May 2021
Flare Ignite result will be announced by email to all applicants All successful applicants will need to confirm participation in the final.

Diary dates for Flare Ignite finalists

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
Various dates
May/June 2021
Pitch Practice Sessions         All Flare Ignite finalists are required to attend pitch practice sessions, so that they are well-prepared to present their final pitches
June 2021
Exact date TBC
Finalists will pitch their idea in front of a judging panel Finalists will give a short three minute presentation to the judging panel. All finalists must be available to pitch on this date!

Diary dates for Flare Ignite awards

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
October 2021 All finalists will attend one day of pitching and promoting their business during WorkFest week   

Finalists will be given access to a stand where they can promote their business or business idea. Live pitches will also take place during the day.

Pitching practice sessions will be offered in advance.

Alternative arrangements will be made should the awards day need to be held online.