Pearls of Power Business Plan Competition 2010

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Submission Date


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Competition Category
  • Business - Local U.S.
  • Women or Minority-owned
Who's Eligible
Eligible participants in the Pearls of Power Business Plan Competition include individuals who meet the following criteria:
  • A woman or group of women, age 18 or above, belonging to a minority group
  • An individual who resides in the Northwest Arkansas area or surrounding counties within the state of Arkansas
  • An individual who is not a current business owner - but who has a business concept for a for-profit business
Important Dates

Applications (including a $25 application fee) are due June 18, 2010. Business plan presentations will take place on October 9, 2010, and the winner will be announced October 23, 2010.

Competition Prizes

$1000 cash prize for the first place winner, in addition to free online seminars and business counseling.

Other Info

Each participant will be given a maximum of 20 minutes to present their plan and will have an additional 10 minutes that can be used as a question and answer session for any questions the judges may have.