Concept Submission Form & Link to Video Presentation

To participate in the 2023 "Shark Tank of Wellness" student competition, please complete this Concept Submission Form in its entirety no later than July 31, 2023.

The Global Wellness Summit is seeking a future-focused, innovative wellness idea, product or service that has the potential to become a profitable business venture. Each individual or team is required to submit this Concept Submission Form and a link to a one- to two-minute video. Reminder: If participating as a team, only the Team Leader is eligible to attend the Global Wellness Summit. (Read the full “Rules and Judging Criteria” here.)

Entries will be judged on the following criteria, which will hold equal weight:
  • project innovation,
  • visual appeal or design,
  • relevance and importance to the wellness industry,
  • viability as a business (customer/market analysis and competitors),
  • and quality of the project presentation.
Submitting Your Form
You will have the ability to save your work and continue editing the form until you select "Submit Form" on the final page. Once you submit the form, you will not be able to make any edits. Please ensure all questions have been answered before submitting your form

Video Criteria
Video length: Video must be between one–two minutes. Anything shorter or longer will not be viewed.
Video submission: At the end of this form, there will be a space to provide the URL for your video. The video must be uploaded onto a public site, such as YouTube or Vimeo. No downloads will be accepted. The video must contain only original work and not be subject to any copyright restrictions.

Concept Submission Form Questions

In addition to your video link and a general description of your wellness idea, you will need to answer the following about your wellness concept:
  • Identify your target market and potential customers. Explain how your innovation meets customer needs and demand.
  • Identify companies, products or services that compete with your innovation or those that could pose a barrier to entering the marketplace. Be as specific as possible.
  • Tell us what sets your concept submission apart? How does your innovative idea differentiate it from similar products or services already in the marketplace?