West Michigan Regional Business Plan Competition 2011



Competition Organizer

West Michigan Cisco User Group

Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
All contestants must be full‐time or part‐time undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree‐seeking program. Businesses must be in the pre-revenue stage, and can be non-profit or for-profit.  

Important Dates

Winners from each of the seven collegiate business plan competitions in this series must submit a written business plan by April 1, 2011. Contestants will then give oral presentations to a panel of judges at the final event on April 12, 2011 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Competition Prizes

1st place: $3,000

2nd place: $1,500

3rd place: $1,000

Other Info


The judges will choose as the winning plan, a business that understands its market, provides detailed evidence of potential success, and has an experienced, motivated, and dedicated management.