‘Shark Tank’ Open Call 2019: ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ is Now Casting

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LOS ANGELES - SEP 23: Sharks at the "Shark Tank" Season 8 Premiere at Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills on September 23, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA - Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

Shark Tank is now casting!

Shark Tank has announced their 2019 casting call schedule. The Emmy-award winning series is looking for entrepreneurs who are interested in appearing on ABC’s hit show. All innovators, creators, businesspersons, and entrepreneurs now have the chance to pitch their idea and have their dream come true.

Shark Tank is the show where self-made business entrepreneurs invest in the best businesses and products America has to offer.

Shark Tank Casting

The producers of ABC’s Shark Tank are searching nationwide to discover the next successful and possibly wealthy entrepreneurs, inventors, businesspersons, creators and innovators. In each episode, aspiring entrepreneurs are given the chance to make their business quickly grow.

Whether you have an idea, are a startup or are running a successful business and looking to scale upwards, if you feel you have a lucrative business or product that could use financial investment, then Shark Tank is looking for you.

Casting directors are looking for entrepreneurs who can pitch their breakthrough business concepts, products, properties and services to moguls in hopes of landing investment funding. If selected, five self-made, brilliant but tough investors could be willing to invest in you and give you the funding you need to jumpstart your venture.

According to the casting call, “Your business or product should be top-notch and something the Sharks will really want to sink their teeth into. It might even spark a bidding war between them. Who knows? You could be the fortunate entrepreneur who gets the Sharks to reveal their true level of interest and to bid up the price of your investment!”

About Shark Tank:

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LOS ANGELES – SEP 23: Sharks at the “Shark Tank” Season 8 Premiere at Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills on September 23, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA – Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

Shark Tank is a reality TV series that premiered in 2009 on ABC. Shark Tank shows aspiring entrepreneurs as they make business presentations to a panel of five investors, are also known as the sharks, who then choose whether to invest as business partners.

The series has been a rating success and has multiple Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program.

How to apply to Shark Tank

Apply now for your chance to enter the Shark Tank and see if your idea is good enough for a Shark investment.

There are two ways to apply.

1. Send us an email
2. Attend an Open Call

Shark Tank Open Call

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NEW YORK – AUGUST 27, 2018: Daymond John, Business Entrepreneur and Co-star of ABC’s Hit show “Shark Tank”, at the red carpet before 2018 US Open opening night ceremony at National Tennis Center in NY – Image (Leonard Zhukovsky / Shutterstock.com)

To apply at an Open Call you must have a completed Application Packet. Download the Application HERE  and bring it with you to the Open Call. It is imperative that you complete your Application prior to the Open Call because there are a lot of detailed questions on there that you may not have the answers to at the Open Call.

All Open Calls are open to the general public. You DO NOT have to purchase a credential to attend a Shark Tank Open Call. Please do NOT call the venue.

2019 CASTING CALL AUDITION SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH – LAS VEGAS, NV
CES® @ THE VENETIAN
LEVEL 4, DELFINO BALLROOM
3355 S. Las Vegas. Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89109
9AM-11AM Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin
**PLEASE NOTE: No one will be allowed to line up prior to 8AM on Friday, January 11th

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH – DALLAS, TX
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO @ KAY BAILEY HUTCHINSON CONVENTION CENTER, HALL A
650 S. Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202
9AM-11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin
To expedite your check-in, please Pre-Register to Attend Small Business Expo

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH – MIAMI, FL
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO @ JAMES L. KNIGHT CENTER, RIVERFRONT HALL
400 SE 2nd Ave.
Miami
, FL 33131
9AM-11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin
To expedite your check-in, please Pre-Register to Attend Small Business Expo

THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH – LOS ANGELES / CABAZON, CA
MORONGO RESORT & SPA
Morongo Ballroom
49500 Seminole Dr.
Cabazon, CA 92230
9AM to 11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin
**PLEASE NOTE: No one will be allowed to line up prior to 7AM on Thursday, March 14th

THURSDAY, MARCH 28TH – NASHVILLE, TN
THE FAIRGROUNDS NASHVILLE
625 Smith Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
9AM-11AM Wristbands Distributed
10AM Interviews Begin

SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH – LINCOLN, NE
PINNACLE BANK ARENA
400 Pinnacle Arena Dr.
Lincoln, NE 68508
9AM-11AM – Numbered Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH – BENTONVILLE, AR
EXCHANGE / STARTUP JUNKIE
409 SW A Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
9AM-11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin
**PLEASE NOTE: No one will be allowed to line up prior to 7AM on Saturday, April 13th

MONDAY, APRIL 29TH – LOUISVILLE, KY
THE UNIVERSITY CLUB LOUISVILLE / RUN FOR THE UNICORNS
200 E. Brandeis Ave.
Louisville, KY 40208
9AM-11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

THURSDAY, MAY 2ND – NEW YORK, NY
TechDay New York
Jacob K Javits Center – HALL 1B
655 West 34th St
NY, NY 10001
9AM-11AM – Wristbands Distributed
10AM – Interviews Begin

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