Go Downtown, Grow Downtown Entrepreneur Competition 2011


Business concepts due



Competition Organizer

Cornelia Better Hometown

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Open to U.S. residents ages 18 and older. Business plans must be for a retail venture that involves opening a storefront in Cornelia, Georgia.
Important Dates

All participants must submit a business concept by August 31, 2011. Finalists will be notified on September 15, 2011, and must submit a full business plan by December 30, 2011. The winner will be notified following judging of the business plans.

Competition Prizes

Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize package estimated at around $3,700.

Other Info

One goal of this business plan competition is to fill available retail space with businesses that complement the area’s existing mix and at the same time show potential to be a premier draw to the Cornelia community.