Business Plan Competition
The Greater Burlington Partnership administers the annual Des Moines County Business Plan Competition. Participants compete for an award package that includes seed capital (a cash grant), lease assistance, a complimentary website design, online training programs, and a complimentary Chamber of Commerce membership. The cash prize for 2013 is $10,000.
Participants in the competition must enroll in a business plan course offered by Southeastern Community College, and one-on-one mentoring assistance is provided at no charge by the Small Business Development Center.
Download: 2013 Registration Form
Download: 2013 Rules & Regulations
Download: Writing A Business Plan
The 2013 competition begins in January. The deadline to register for the competition is February 1, 2013.
For more information, contact Sheila Newman, Program Director, at 319-752-6365 or email@example.com.