Criteria for Competing in the Business Plan Competition
• TWO-PAGE BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATE
We have intentionally chosen a simple format to encourage many people to participate. However, the two-page template will require you to provide a very compelling story using the format we have developed.
Do you need help getting started? See the Business Plan Instructions.
• AN INDEPENDENT NEW VENTURE DEFINED
The plan must deal with the startup of a new, independent business. Plans for expanding existing businesses do NOT qualify. Plans for starting new businesses as new divisions of existing companies do NOT qualify.
• MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY REGION, INCLUDING EAST ALABAMA
If you live in this region, then you are welcome to participate. Your proposed business may be planned for another geographic location.