Spring 2022 Live Case Competition

Offered in conjunction with IACBE’s Annual Conference in Costa Mesa, California at the Hilton Orange County (April 4th - 8th)! Note: Virtual participation is available!

The Case Challenge: Develop a Business Strategy that will Build Brand Awareness and Relevance Among Gen Z

Donato's Pizza is a high-growth foodservice brand partnered with Red Robin serving customers across 30 US states at almost 400 combined locations. This year's case challenge is provided by the Donato's leadership team who's looking for help in more effectively targeting Gen Z with their brand and products

Host Company:

Register a student team to compete in this one-of-a-kind case competition!

Enhance the student learning experience with real-time skill building and collaboration. To register your students, fill out the form below and a member of the CapSource team will reach out with next steps!


Schedule a conversation with Jordan!

How much does it cost to participate?

$600 per student

** Costs do not include hotel, travel fees, or meals. Same cost for in-person and virtual participation. **

What is the conference schedule in Costa Mesa?

Tuesday 4/5 from 1:00-5:00 PM - Opening Reception (Optional)
Wednesday 4/6 from 5:30-7:00 PM - Competition Final Presentations
Thursday 4/7 from 9:15 - 10:30 AM - Rewards Ceremony & Debrief
Thursday 4/7 from 2:00 - 7:00 PM - Student Off-Site, Networking Sessions, Site Visits, Rewards Dinner

Teams should be made of up 2-4 students from any education level and major/minor! However, each team must be comprised of either all undergraduate or graduate students. Students do not have to be enrolled at the same school.
Undergraduates will compete against undergraduates. Graduates will compete against graduates.

More about the IACBE Case Competition Series!

CapSource has been organizing the Live Case Competition since the Spring of 2018. Our mission was to enhance and grow the experience. We invite the best and brightest students from around the world to represent their school and think BIG about real company issues. They showcase their skills and compete to take home the grand prize: cash money and some real work experience they can use to launch their career!

About IACBE, “Featured Case” Co-Host!

The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) ensures academic quality at over 235 leading business schools around the globe. They host a special conference every year where they invite leadership from their community to network and learn more about best practices. The case competition is way to get students involved.