Big Idea Kickoff Week & Grand Opening Celebration
September 12-16 | Big Idea Center on Forbes Ave.
Join us for a week of special content and programs to celebrate the opening of the new Big Idea Center location on Forbes Ave featuring Saxbys Coffee!
New for 2022! We have a lot to celebrate here at the Big Idea Center and we would like to invite you to a special week of programming to kickoff the Fall 2022 semester. Join us as we introduce you to the world of innovation and entrepreneurship at Pitt and preview our upcoming programs. Stay tuned for Kickoff Week announcements by following @pittbigidea on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!
Our week of social media content, innovation and entrepreneurship exploration activities, and giveaways culminates with our Grand Opening Celebration on September 16 @ 5:00 P.M.
At our Grand Opening, you will:
- Chat with Big Idea Center staff and entrepreneurs in residence about how YOU can get involved with our center
- Learn about upcoming programs and find out what the right fit is for you
- Hear from Saxbys Coffee Founder & CEO, Nick Bayer, along with our very own Chancellor Gallagher
- Interact with student innovators and learn about their entrepreneurship journeys
- Participate in giveaways from the Big Idea Center and Saxbys Coffee
- Much more
Days, times, and location for Kickoff Week and Grand Opening Celebration events are subject to change.
The Big Idea Center will follow the University of Pittsburgh’s COVID-19 requirements and thus reserves the right to make any necessary event changes in order to comply with Pitt’s COVID-19 policies.