Directions to the UWF College of Business

Address:
University of West Florida
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, FL 32514
Bldg 76a, College of Business

Although there will be signs directing you to the building, below are some step-by-step directions.

campus-map

Coming from University Parkway, take a right on Campus Dr at the light. At your next light, Campus Lane, take a left. The road will wind until you come to another light. At the light, keep straight and cross over Campus Dr, you will now be in parking Lot O. Take a right once in the parking lot and go the the far right of the lot you will now be in Lot P. The College of Business is at the top right corner of Lot P, up the outside stairs.

UWF Campus Map (PDF)
The UWF College of Business is in the E7 quadrant.








Event Details – Wifi, Parking & More

Communication
Text SWPNS to 97000. This is how you will receive updates, reminders and other notifications from the organizing team through the weekend.

These text are powered by http://getclearstream.com/ They are a local startup providing easy SMS marketing.

Wifi
There are wifi instruction packets at each workstation that will help you get on the secure UWF Argo Air Wifi. The links are also below if you have a hotspot or other means of downloading them.

network: uwf-argo-air
username:  cobguest
password:  terbium&seven

Here’s the link so that you can download documentation for setting up ArgoAir wireless on Mac OS X and Windows devices:  https://www.dropbox.com/sh/l8ud07tghk3e8t5/AAAnPPvkC3kZ_vczxxDAKerUa?dl=0.

Also included in the above link is the ArgoAir.exe app that for Windows laptops that will automatically create the wireless profile for the user.

Building Access
The building will be open 24/7. You are welcome to stay as long as you like.

Access is limited to first and second floors, though I highly encourage you to stay on the first floor to enjoy and benefit from the energy of the event and to make sure you hear any announcements.

Parking
There is no need for a parking pass. Lot P, just down the stairs from the venue, is a no-ticket/pass parking lot for the weekend. If you end up with a ticket somehow, please let us know by emailing pensacola@startupweekend.org

Water
There are water fountains on the first and second floor of the venue. Please bring your own water bottle, preferably with a lid. We will have cups on site for those who do not have a water bottle.








Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams.

1st Place

  • Gulf Coast Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship- 3 months free office space (up to 2 people)
  • 4 hours of marketing and social media consulting provided by Social ICON
  • 2 hours of product and user experience consulting provided by Kyle Schmitz, Product Designer at Accountingfly
  • Free 1 year of Less Accounting software
  • 2 hours financial consulting from Saltmarsh, Cleavland and Gunn
  • 4 hours of Startup Business Modeling from Pat Rooney of Coastal CxO Services, Inc.

2nd Place

  • Gulf Coast Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship- 3 months free office space (up to 2 people)
  • 4 hours of marketing and social media consulting provided by Social ICON
  • 2 hours of product and user experience consulting provided by Kyle Schmitz, Product Designer at Accountingfly
  • Free 1 year of Less Accounting software
  • 2 hours financial consulting from Saltmarsh, Cleavland and Gunn
  • 4 hours of Startup Business Modeling from Pat Rooney of Coastal CxO Services, Inc.

3rd Place

  • Gulf Coast Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship- 3 months free office space (up to 2 people)
  • 4 hours of marketing and social media consulting provided by Social ICON
  • 2 hours of product and user experience consulting provided by Kyle Schmitz, Product Designer at Accountingfly
  • Free 1 year of Less Accounting software
  • 2 hours financial consulting from Saltmarsh, Cleavland and Gunn
  • 4 hours of Startup Business Modeling from Pat Rooney of Coastal CxO Services, Inc.







Event Updates & News

Hey everyone!

We’re closing in on the event and wanted to give some updates. We expect this to be our biggest event yet and we only have a certain number of tickets so grab yours now.

Curent ticket prices:
$40 for professionals
$20 for students*

*UWF and PSC both have $10 ticket prices with codes UWFSW10 and PSCSW10, respectively.

Register now!

Judges
Quint Studer, Vernon Niven, Mike Hicks and Dean Parker are all returning as judges! We’ve also added Mona Amodeo from idgroup. We’re happy to have them back and to be adding a new judge to the panel. Be sure to view the SWPNS website to read up on the bios of all our judges.

Coaches
Right now we are up to 8 coaches. They are a great mix of creative, technical and business. I wanted to bring in as many as I could to make sure all the teams get multiple opinions and make sure most of your questions or concerns are addressed. Again, you can find their bios on the SWPNS website.

Sponsors
We have a lot of returning sponsors like UWF, PSC and Silver Bullet Technologies. Also some new faces including App River and WUWF.

Register today and I’ll see all of you at the UWF College of Business, October 17th-19th!

-Kyle Schmitz, Lead Organizer