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Xlerate Lazaridis 18th Annual First-Year Exclusive Case Conference

Xlerate Lazaridis presents our 18th Annual First Year Case Conference sponsored by the Laurier Alumni Association. Compete to win a 1st place prize of $2000 for the winning team, $1000 for the 2nd place team, $500 for the 3rd place team, and more prizes to be announced.

This is an inter-university case competition, open exclusively to first year business students from across Canada. This event has previously hosted over 230 participants from a variety of Ontario Universities. The Conference includes workshops and networking opportunities (Saturday, January 16th), as well as the case competition itself (Sunday, January 17th).

The case will be released on the first day of the conference and teams of four will have until the following morning to prepare a 10-minute presentation showcasing their solution to a panel of judges. The top teams will move to the final round with an opportunity to present to top executives from a variety of industries.

*Your team's spot in the competition is not officially reserved until ALL FOUR of your teammates have purchased a ticket

** You have the option to sign up as a free agent and you will be placed in a team of four


Register before the early bird deadline to be entered to win a $200 The Source gift card!

Event Date:

January 16th, 10am – 2pm & January 17th, 10am – 4pm

 $10 per team member

Event Schedule:

DAY 1: Workshops, Networking, Case Release

The case will be released on the afternoon of January 16th.

DAY 2: Primary Presentation Round, Finalist Presentation Round, Awards

Primary presentations will take place from 10:30am – 1:30pm with Final Presentations
beginning at 2pm