UW–Madison to host public presentation for ABC finalists

UW–Madison has announced the finalists for its 2023 Arts Business Competition (ABC), which encourages innovation and entrepreneurship in graduates and undergraduates, providing financial support for student projects.

The finalists are as follows: Augusta Brulla with the Dane County Artist Directory, a user-friendly online directory of Dane County’s visual artists; Sahada Buckley and Trace Johnson with the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival, a Fairhope, Alabama professional chamber music series that will offer festival performances free of charge; and Oliver DiPietro and Ashley Shaw Adams with the Big Gay Market, an organization that hosts LGBTQ+ friendly markets in the Madison area.

The ABC finalists will pitch their proposals on Wednesday, April 26, at a public presentation that will be streamed. It will take place at the H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building at 330 N. Orchard Street in Madison starting at 3 p.m. Advance registration is required for the event.