Deadline for the X Edition of TIC Americas due January 15

Washington D.C., January 6, 2015 − The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) is pleased to announce that by January 15, young people will have the chance to register and submit all requirements on TIC Americas platform for the following categories: Eco-Challenge, Social Innovation, and Economic Innovation.

Separately, YABT will accept registrations for its new category, the Americas Cultural Entrepreneurship Award, until February 6, 2015.

To be eligible, participants should be between 18 and 34 years by 5:00 PM on January 15, 2015 and: (a) at least of one the team members must be a citizen/resident of one of the OAS Member States or (b) the project is being implemented in any OAS Member State. 

During the following weeks, international judges will evaluate every component in order to select the best teams in each category within TIC Americas. Finalists will be announced on March 6, 2015 through our websites and social networks.

The best projects will compete in the TIC Americas finals that will take place in Panama, in April 2015, within the framework of the IV Youth Forum of the Americas —an official activity of the VII Summit of the Americas. Finalists will have the opportunity to participate in training, round tables, leadership sessions, fieldtrips, and networking with the local businessmen and investors in Panama.

For more information and to register your project, please visit www.ticamericas.net.