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Turner College of Business

2020 Business Plan Competition

The Turner College of Business will host the 2020 Business Plan Competition. The competition will award prize money in the amount of $1,500 (1st), $1,000 (2nd), $500 (3rd). All CSU students are eligible to compete. This year's competition is open to all residents of the Chattahoochee Valley Region, including, but not limited to adults, families, seniors, high school students, college students, and veterans.

Your business plan must be submitted to Dr. Kirk Heriot on April 6, 2020 via email by 12:00 noon (heriot_kirk@columbusstate.edu ). Finalists will submit a video or meet with the judges via teleconference.

Business Plan Template

Do you need help getting started? See the Business Plan Instructions.

Who is eligible?

Any resident of the Chattahoochee Valley region is eligible. Entries must be the original work of the entrant(s) and may be submitted by an individual or multi-member team. The size of the team is not restricted. The business plan must be based upon a realistic, marketable idea for a new business. The business may be located anywhere so long as the information is real. Ideas for not-for-profit new ventures or social entrepreneurship will not be accepted. All participants must be willing to publicize their business plan should they be recognized as a winner.

Who should I contact with questions?

Any questions should be directed to Kirk Heriot (heriot_kirk@columbusstate.edu)

2020 Business Plan Competition Schedule

• 4/6/2020 - Submit Business Plans
• 4/27/2020 - Finalists Contacted
• 5/1/2020 - Finalists Make Presentations, Recognize Winners and Reception


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