bizMIX runs from May through September and includes pitch contests, mentoring nights and other events and trainings leading up to a final awards ceremony in September.
March 21: bizMIX launch and applications are open. 5-6 p.m. info session before evening MIX event
April 18: bizMIX applications close
May 16: bizMIX class of 2019 announced; 5-6 p.m. orientation
May 23: Mentor night No. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Opuntia. Keynote speaker: Ayla Bystrom-Williams, Honeymoon Brewery.
June 14: Pitch contest No. 1 at the Santa Fe Chamber 2019 Business Awards Gala at Buffalo Thunder Resort.
June 27: Mentor night No. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honeymoon Brewery
July 18: Pitch contest No. 2 at MIX event
July 25: Mentor Night No. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tumbleroot Brewery
Aug. 15: Business plans due
Sept. 5: Visual aids due
Sept. 12: Judging
Sept. 19: bizMIX awards presented, 5-6 p.m. followed by MIX event