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RIDG Instant Innovator Challenge

September 9, 2016

Do you have an abundance of ideas but get stuck when trying to execute? Do your projects fail often because it’s difficult to get feedback without spending a lot of time and money? What if you could hone your skills, elevate your talents, strengthen your team, and sharpen your insights?

On Thursday, October 20 from 6­-9 p.m. RIDG (Royal Innovation Design Group) will host its Instant Innovator Challenge at Studio@620 in downtown St. Petersburg.

Six teams will compete for the coveted Instant Innovator Award. Only one team will triumph.

The RIDG Instant Innovator Challenge is a fast­paced, fun and interactive event for individuals and teams who want to become problem­solving machines and superhero versions of themselves. You will immediately receive the tools and information required to create a prototype and start refining it. No more stopping after the ideation process. You will learn every single phase of the innovation process by jumping into an immersive experience designed to unlock and challenge your design chops (and your nerves).

After completing the RIDG Instant Innovator Challenge you will feel like your BHAG’s (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) and competition­crushing­ideas are more possible than ever before. This innovation experience will be an evening of rapid­fire­fun and “wow­pow!” exercises, catapulting your collective genius into the world.

(And, most importantly, there will be pizza, beer and wine.)

So, bring your best unbeatable, unbreakable team of 6. Or sign up as an individual warrior and be assigned to a team of renegades ­­ just like you. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your inner innovator with innovation expert and RIDG CEO, Michelle Royal, at the Instant Innovator Challenge in St. Petersburg.

Judges include: Michelle Royal, Brent Britton, Taylor Wallace, and more.

What: RIDG Instant Innovator Challenge
When: Thursday, October 20, 6­-9 p.m.
Where: Studio@620, 620 1st Ave. S, St. Pete, FL 33701
How Much: $100 per team (6 people) or $20 per person
Register at:

Sign Me Up!

Would you like in­person access to Tampa Bay’s most ambitious marketing, coding, product development, and human resources innovators?

Do you want your brand or service in front of young professionals interested in innovation, business, technology, and product development?

Do you want your brand or service included in our Instant Innovator Challenge advertising and social media campaigns?

Your sponsorship of RIDG’s Instant Innovator Challenge event also includes at least one team table so that your team can participate in the challenge!

Sponsor Levels


  • (2) tables (teams of 6) at the event (12 registrations total)
  • Brand activation at event ­ integration into theme, process, solutions
  • Logo on all event promotion ­ advertisements, posters, flyers
  • Logo and link in email newsletters
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo and link in Facebook event
  • Mention in press release
  • (1) Seat on the judges panel
  • (1) Hug from Michelle
  • Category exclusivity and first right of refusal for next event
  • Investment: $1500


  • (1) table (team of 6) at the event
  • Logo on all event promotion ­ advertisements, posters, flyers
  • Logo and link in email newsletters
  • Logo and link on event website
  • Logo and link in Facebook event
  • Mention in press release
  • Investment: $750Call or Email Today!

To participate in this event or if you have any questions, please contact Michelle Royal by calling 727­-492-­6779, or email at [email protected].

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