BLDC/EAP Business Plan Competition 2011

Description

Registration deadline

Website

http://www.cityofbinghamton.com/department.asp?zone=Dept-Economic-Development&pid=6&pm=page

Competition Organizer

Binghamton Local Development Corporation (BLDC) and the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP)

Submission Date

3-04-2011

Business Plan Submission Date

5-27-2011

Awards Date

6-23-2011

Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)

$5,000

Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Applicants must either plan to start a business or have an existing business that is no more than five years old. 

All business plans must be based in the City of Binghamton. 

Applicants must either have been a client of the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program at Broome Community College at some point since September 2005 or must attend a one-day workshop on business plan development. 
Important Dates

Registration deadline is March 4, 2011. Those contestants selected as finalists must submit a written business plan by May 27, 2011. Finalists will give 15-minute oral presentations to the judges panel on June 14-15, 2011. The business plan competition winner will be announced on June 23, 2011, following the monthly BLDC board meeting.

Competition Prizes

$5,000 cash prize to business plan competition winner

Other Info

This competition offers not only a cash prize to be used for a new business in the City, but also helpful training for all those who are starting a company—or are interested in doing so.