What is Pitch '23?
Brown Thomas Arnotts is committed to supporting our community and championing local talent.
Following the success of Pitch ’22, we proudly announced the return of the campaign for its third year. Once again, we invited Irish start-ups and entrepreneurs to pitch for a chance to be mentored by a team of experts in the world of retail and trade at the 2023 Arnotts Christmas Market. Our ultimate Pitch ’23 winner will also win a €10,000 business development fund and instore and online placement across the Brown Thomas Arnotts Group.
What you need to know
Applications are now closed
All applications are being reviewed and those who have made the shortlist will be contacted
by 12th May.
The group of shortlisted applicants will pitch their business to our judging panel between 30th May and 1st June 2023.
Applicants will be contacted before 30th June to inform them on whether or not they have progressed to the next stage of the campaign.
Masterclasses will take place with the finalists between August & September.
Trading in-store and online will commence for our finalists in November as part of the Arnotts Christmas Edit.
Our ultimate winner will be announced in January 2024 who will secure a €10,000 business development fund and will continue to trade at Arnotts.