Is your business plan a winner? It could garner you some needed growth capital or even free retail space, thanks to two conBODYs underway in New York and Massachusetts.
The Central New York Business Plan Competition will award $10,000 to the entrepreneur in Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, Cortland or Madison County who submits the best business plan. Your company must be a software development, manufacturing or communications technology firm that is less than 4 years old.
Guidelines are available by calling Dirk E. Sonneborn at (315) 474-4500 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Business plans must be postmarked by November 6. Winners will be announced November 21.
As part of its Outlet for Success program, the Worcester Common Fashion Outlets will award a year of free rental space in Worcester, Massachusetts, to the entrepreneur who submits the most viable business plan. Companies must have 1995 sales of less than $500,000. Plans must be received by October 31.
For conBODY rules and guidelines, call Laura Hack at (508) 798-2581, ext. 116.--Holly Celeste Fisk