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Recent News

November 18, 2019

We love founding cool new venues to host Big Gig, and Tea & Tarts in downtown Bangor didn't disappoint for our October pitch-off! 
     
First up, Gerald Collins pitched his medical device to help solve Sedentary Death Syndrome, caused fro...

November 18, 2019

The season finale of Big Gig took place last Tuesday at the Bangor Arts Exchange in Downtown Bangor, and it was a fantastic end to the season! The night kicked off with three video pitches from Big Gig Jr., the 7th grade student finalists from Leonard Middle School who...

February 28, 2019

During our third and final Big Gig before the finale on April 23rd, we got to listen to three fascinating companies while enjoying perfectly cooked chicken wings and delightful beer from the night's hosts, Geaghans Brothers Brewing Company Tasting Room...

December 19, 2018

We were lucky enough to head back to UMaine's Foster Center for Student Innovation for the second Big Gig of the year! We had an array of food options as well as complementary Orono Brewing Company craft beer to kick off the night. As always we had three entrepreneurs...

October 31, 2018

We kicked off this season of Big Gig at Mason's Brewing Company in Brewer. Our plan was to hold this event outside by the beautiful Penobscot River, but Mother Nature had other ideas! Due to inclement weather, we moved this event inside the brewery and after some adjus...

April 28, 2018

What a fantastic way to end our Big Gig season with 110 people packed into the ball room of the Black Bear Inn! As you can see from one of the pictures above, we switched things up a bit for this year's Finale by inviting Big Gig Jr. pitchers to participate. Big Gig Ju...

March 2, 2018

What a great crowd and atmosphere we had for the pitch-off on Tuesday at Geaghan's Tasting Room in Brewer! About 75 people packed in to hear our 3 innovative entrepreneurs and our "Big Rig" guest speaker!...

December 8, 2017

What a packed house we had for the pitch-off on Tuesday at Governor's Restaurant in Old Town! Over 70 people squeezed in to hear our 3 young entrepreneurs and our seasoned "Big Rig!"         

First up, Tyler Cote pitched his business...

October 18, 2017

What a fantastic event this Tuesday at the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce in Downtown Bangor! We had three great pitches and an awesome "Big Rig" guest speaker who truly represents what it means to be an entrepreneur....

April 21, 2017

Tuesday's Finale was such a great end to our Big Gig season! Over 100 people packed the Foster Center for Student Innovation at UMaine to watch our four regular season winners pitch their businesses for the $1,500 grand prize!
   
Joshua Henry...

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