Business plan summaries due
- Competition Organizer
Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation
- Local US Event
- Brattleboro, VT
- Submission Date
- Business Plan Submission Date
- Awards Date
- Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)
- Competition Category
- Business - Local U.S.
- Who's Eligible
Businesses or proposed businesses must be physically located within BDCC's designated Windham region -- Windham County plus the towns of Readsboro, Searsburg and Weston, Vermont.Businesses or proposed businesses must be for-profit organizations with gross revenue at $500,000 or below.
- Important Dates
All entrants must submit a business plan summary by April 11, 2011. Finalists in each category will be announced on April 18, 2011, and must submit a full business plan by May 23, 2011. Finalists will present their business plans to judges at the final round of competition on June 1, 2011 at the Marlboro College Tech Center in Brattleboro, Vermont. Winners will be announced following the presentations.
- Competition Prizes
In the General Business Division, the winner in the Existing Business category will receive a $12,000 cash prize, and the winner in the New Business category will receive a $6,000 cash prize. Prizes in the General Business Division will total over $37,000.
In the Farm Division, the winner of the Existing Business category will receive a $10,000 cash prize, and the winner in the New Business Category will receive a $5,000 cash prize. Prizes in the Farm Division will total $30,000.
- Other Info
The 2011 business plan competition will feature two divisions -- General Business Division which excludes agriculture and food, and one specifically for agricultural or food-related enterprises -- the Strolling of the Heifers Farm/Food Division.