Dragons’ Den announces national audition tour dates for fifteenth season

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CBC show Dragons’ Den, which gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of Canadian business moguls, is holding open auditions across the country for its fifteenth season.

Notable Dragons include Michele Romanow and Arlene Dickinson.

The audition tour is open to participants of all ages with businesses at any stage of development. Entrepreneurs should prepare to pitch a concept to the Dragons’ Den producers in five minutes or less. Auditions are not mandatory to be on the show, but are highly encouraged.

If entrepreneurs show the producers they have what it takes to pitch in the Den, they could be invited to face the Dragons in Toronto. Auditions will be held in 21 cities across Canada. Notable Dragons include Clearbanc co-founder and president Michele Romanow, and CEO of District Ventures Arlene Dickinson.

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Producers recommended that participants make the pitch as clear and concise as possible. More information on how to prepare for auditions is offered in the Dragons’ Den cheat sheet.

The full tour dates include:

Toronto, ON- February 29 and March 28
Hamilton, ON – March 4
Victoria, BC – March 5
Edmonton, Alta. – March 5
Vancouver, BC – March 7 and March 8
Calgary, Alta. – March 7 and March 8
Ottawa, ON – March 7
Oshawa, ON – March 11
Collingwood, ON – March 12
Saint John, NB – March 12
Kelowna, BC – March 12
Abbotsford, BC – March 14
Niagara, ON – March 14
Halifax, NS – March 14
Regina, SK – March 18
Saskatoon, SK – March 19
Winnipeg, MB – March 21
Montreal, Que. – March 21 and March 22
Kingston, ON – March 24
Barrie, ON – March 26
Waterloo, ON – March 27

Image courtesy Dragons’ Den

Isabelle Kirkwood

Isabelle Kirkwood

Isabelle is a Vancouver-based writer with 5+ years of experience in communications and journalism and a lifelong passion for telling stories. For over two years, she has reported on all sides of the Canadian startup ecosystem, from landmark venture deals to public policy, telling the stories of the founders putting Canadian tech on the map.

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