(UPDATE: Location and times) Attention all entrepreneurs, beginning this month the Dragons’ Den producers are hitting the road for an audition tour. No experience is necessary and participants of all ages are encouraged to audition.
All interested entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their business in under five minutes. If they can convince Dragons’ Den producers they are ready for their fifteen minutes of fame, they could be invited to brave the Dragons face-to face when the upcoming season is filmed in Toronto.
The open audition tour will kick off in Toronto on January 19th and will end on March 2nd (see below for dates and cities.)
Confirmed BC audition tour cities:
Jan 25 – Prince George BC,
UPDATE:LOCATION: Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Civic Plaza, Prince George, BC 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Jan 26 – Vancouver BC (1 of 2),
UPDATE:LOCATION: Delta Suites Vancouver, 550 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC (Somervell Room) 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Jan 30 – Nanaimo BC
UPDATE:LOCATION: Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8 (Shaw Auditorium) 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Jan 31 – Salt Spring Island BC
UPDATE:LOCATION: Harbour House Hotel, 121 Upper Ganges Road, Salt Springs BC 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Feb 2 – Victoria BC,
UPDATE:LOCATION: Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour, 728 Humboldt St, Victoria BC 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Feb 7 – Surrey BC,
Feb 9 – Penticton BC,
UPDATE: LOCATION: Okanagan College – Penticton Campus, 583 Duncan Avenue West, Penticton, BC 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Mar 1 – Abbotsford BC
UPDATE:LOCATION: Best Western Plus, Regency Inn & Conference Centre, 32110 Marshall Rd, Abbotsford, BC (Conference Centre) 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Mar 2 – Vancouver (2 of 2)
In addition to auditioning in-person you can also apply to appear on Dragons’ Den online here. If you are appearing at an in-person audition, you are strongly encouraged to apply online as well and bring a printed application form to the audition.
Good luck Vancouver!
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