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Business Plan Competition for Entrepreneurs at A-B Tech

ASHEVILLE, NC – In collaboration with Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, A-B Tech’s Entrepreneurial Institute is sponsoring a Business Plan competition for businesses in Western North Carolina.

The entrepreneur selected will receive a $1,500 cash award plus Resident or Affiliate client status in the Business Incubator at A-B Tech’s Enka site for 12 months. The winner will also receive a free half-day strategic planning session with a business counselor from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Western Carolina University.

The competition is for both start-ups and existing businesses wishing to expand. The deadline for applications is Aug. 25 and all applicants must be available to present their business idea to the selection committee on Sept. 8.

For more information and application, visit MED or contact Jill Sparks at [email protected] or 254-1921, ext. 5849.

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