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Ignite! presented by EngenuitySC


Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

Ignite! presented by EngenuitySC

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Standing Room   more info Ended $20.00 $2.09
Reserved Seat Ended $30.00 $2.64
Anchor Sponsor - SOLD OUT Ended $15,000.00 $469.95
Innovation Sponsor - Just 3 Left! Ended $7,500.00 $244.95
Commercialization Sponsor Ended $5,000.00 $169.95
Talent Magnet Sponsor Ended $2,500.00 $94.95
Collaboration Sponsor Ended $1,000.00 $49.95

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Event Details


Ignite 2011: Ideas with Purpose 

Start a cause, start a billion dollar enterprise, start a revolution. Whether you are a researcher, technologist, serial entrepreneur, activist, culture vulture, policy maker, or the average joe; your ideas can change the world we live in. Ignite!demonstrates that anyone can be a catalyst for change in the knowledge economy. We can all start the next big movement towards a better Columbia.


Purchase a ticket, get on board to sponsor, or send us your ideas on taking Columbia to the next level. Celebrate homegrown innovation right here in Columbia, SC and start something this year at Ignite!2011. This isn't the usual Columbia crowd. Join us as we bring the community together to celebrate everyone who inspires you to act,, to move, and to change the way you and world see Columbia.

The event will feature a three part program combining social/professional networking, with high impact presentations, and a community-wide ideas and innovations competition.  Some of the exciting elements include:

A power networking session

Connect dots, build relationships and create opportunities

A food and beverage showcase

Featuring 100% homegrown local culinary talent

Five high impact keynote presenters

Learn about key topics in the innovation economy

The “Ignite 2011 Ideas Contest”

A crowd sourced ideas competition with short high impact pitches from public, private and nonprofit innovators pitching projects to impact Columbia

A live, audience driven voting segment

Vote to pick the winning pitches that will receive $1000-$5000 to kickstart their idea from concept to reality.




Have questions about Ignite! presented by EngenuitySC? Contact EngenuitySC

When & Where

The Zone @ Williams-Brice Stadium
1125 George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 5:15 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., EngenuitySC is an economic development nonprofit focused on enhancing our region's competitiveness and prosperity. In partnership with business, government, education and community leaders, EngenuitySC specializes in regional collaboration and project management, the activation and management of local industry clusters and regional research and marketing. For more information, visit and follow @engenuitySC on Twitter.

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