Pitch to Win Over $20,000 IN PRIZES

Get Started Las Vegas will highlight up to seven entrepreneurs who will pitch their idea to a distinguished panel of experts.

One winner will be named to receive OVER $20,000 in prizes including a one year Cox Business technology package.

Local businesses not competing are encouraged to attend this free event for networking and learning opportunities from accomplished leaders in digital marketing, funding and business growth strategy.


  • $2,500 pre-paid gift card
  • 1 year Cox Business services worth up to $5,000
  • Cox Media Professional Production Services worth up to $2,000
  • 1 full-page ad from Vegas Inc showcasing your company product/service worth $3,000
  • Up to $2000 credit for graphic design, print, media, communications or live event services from The B2Group
  • One month of radio spots including an interview valued up to $5,000 from Beasley Radio



Pitch submissions for this event have closed. Please check back to see the list of finalists



Cox Business is bringing Get Started to Las Vegas (#GetStartedVegas) , in partnership with Inc.

  • WHEN: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • WHERE: Rain Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort 4321 West Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89103
  • ADMISSION: This event is FREE and open to the public but you must register to attend.

Reception and Networking
Complimentary cocktails & hors d’oeuvres at one of the best networking events you’ll attend this year! (served before and after the competition)

Registration is now open – Limited Seating – Reserve Your  Seat Now

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ken_kraft_smKen Kraft, Vice President, Cox Business Marketing – Cox Communications

Ken Kraft is vice president of marketing for Cox Business, Cox Communications’ $1.9 billion division that provides video, voice and data telecommunications services to businesses of all sizes. In this role, Kraft is responsible for segment marketing, demand generation, brand, product marketing, pricing, digital marketing, and marketing communications to accelerate new customer acquisition and customer retention.



Get Started Las Vegas Sponsors


You can enter the Contest by visiting the official registration page at www.coxblue.com/getstartedlasvegas (the “Website”) and completing all of the required information and following all posted instructions. Contest is open only to legal residents of Las Vegas who: (1) are at least 18 years of age; (2) are the owner, principal, or general manager of a business that is physically located within a Cox Business serviceable area. Entry Period begins July 11 , 2017. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT (1) YOUR MATERIALS ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL AND NO CONFIDENTIAL OR FIDUCIARY RELATIONSHIP IS INTENDED OR CREATED BY ENTERING THE CONTEST; AND (2) THE CONTEST ENTITIES MAY POSSESS OR COME TO POSSESS INFORMATION THAT IS SIMILAR OR IDENTICAL TO YOUR MATERIALS, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT THE CONTEST ENTITIES MAY USE SUCH SIMILAR OR IDENTICAL INFORMATION WITHOUT LIMITATION, COMPENSATION, OR CREDIT TO YOU. Void where prohibited. Contest subject to Complete Official Rules. To obtain a copy of Official rules visit www.coxblue.com/getstartedlasvegas. To obtain a copy of the winner’s list, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to “Cox Business Get Started” Winners List, Marketing Department, Cox Communications, Inc., 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328. Sponsor: Cox Communications, Inc., d/b/a Cox Business, 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328. (c) 2017 Cox Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.