Event Date

April 13, 2017


Cabot Physical Education Center

10am – 2pm

Northeastern University
Cabot Physical Education Center
400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

RISE Awards

East Village

2pm – 5pm

Northeastern University
East Village Hall
291 St Botolph St, Boston, MA 02115

Information for Presenters


8:30am – Registration and board set-up begins
9:30am – Mandatory Presenters’ meeting
10:00am – RISE opens and judging begins
1:45pm – List of finalists posted on monitors
1:45pm – Investment Bank due at Presenter Information area
2:00pm –  RISE concludes

For those with presenter name tags, lunch will be available in the tent outside.

Awards Reception – East Village, 17th Floor
Campus Map

3:00pm – Awards Reception Begins
5:00pm – Awards Reception Concludes


  • Please check in at the registration kiosks between 8:30am and 9:30am to ensure your presentation is mounted by 9:45am.
  • Make note of your Abstract Number and don’t forget your poster!
  • Also, your Poster Location is printed on your name tag.
  • An individual from your group must be present at the poster at all times since Judges will be circulating around the floor ready to hear your RISE pitch.


Business attire is required.


  • At 1:45pm, finalists will be posted on RISE monitors near the podium as well as by email.
  • Please check the monitors/email to see if you are a finalist. If so, remember that a minimum of one representative from your team must be present at the Awards Reception.

Wrap Up

  • Posters are to remain throughout the duration of RISE, but must be removed by 2:00pm. Northeastern is not responsible for posters remaining after that time.

Information for Judges


8:30am – Registration begins and breakfast available
9:30am – Judges meeting in conference room
10:00am – RISE:2016 opens and judging begins
11:00am – Lunch available for Judges in Team Room
1:00pm – Final scores and iPads due to judges table for tabulation
1:45pm – Judges meet in Team Room to be escorted to Reach Awards Reception
2:00pm – RISE:2016 concludes

Private Reception – East Village, 17th Floor

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Private Reception

Reach Awards Reception – East Village, 17th Floor

3:00pm – Reach Awards Reception begins
5:00pm – Reach Awards Reception concludes


Parking for Judges Available at 775 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


Please check in at Judges Registration at the Cabot Center between 8:30am and 9:30am.


Please be mindful of the amount of time you spend with each presenter in order to ensure your final scores are completed in a timely fashion. If a score is not submitted by the 1:00pm deadline, that student will be ineligible for an award.


At registration, you will receive an iPad, copy of the floor layout, your name badge and a parking pass (if requested).


Lunch will be available between 11:00am and 1:00pm in the Team Room. Food is not permitted on the Expo floor. Please take into consideration your deadlines when breaking for lunch. There will be an opportunity to mingle further with your fellow judges at the private reception.


Learn more about the RISE Awards here.