Fostering Small Business Success Through Competition

About the Contest

The 2014 Amazing Entrepreneur Contest is closed. The 2015 contest will open for entries in the Fall of 2014. Please check back for details later this year.

Entrepreneurs who are interested in entering the contest are encouraged to begin updating their business plan summaries in preparation for the contest opening date later this year. A template is available here.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Farmer, Director of Entrepreneurship & Information Services at the Gwinnett Chamber, at (678) 584-2268 or entrepreneurship@gwinnettchamber.org.

A tentative set of sponsorships has been established for those companies interested in supporting and providing prizes for the competition, including a Crowd Funding opportunity.

The Annual Amazing Entrepreneur Business Plan Competition is an initiative by Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to foster new business development in Gwinnett County.

Contestants enter their small business plan summaries for an opportunity to win big prizes to support their start up.

Enter the Contest

The 2014 Amazing Entrepreneur Contest is closed. The 2015 contest will open for entries on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Please check back for more details. The information below is from last year’s contest and is likely to hold for 2015.

If you would like to enter, please consult the rules before proceeding.

If you are entering the Established Business category, please submit:

  1. Business Plan Summary Form
  2. Amazing Entry Form 2014
  3. EDMIS Client Intake Form
  4. A copy of your BUSINESS LICENSE
  5. Proof of business age (Sole proprietors: a bank statement documenting the opening of a business bank account; Corporations: articles of incorporation; partnerships: partnership agreement)

If you are entering the Pre-Venture category, submit only:

  1. Business Plan Summary Form
  2. Amazing Entry Form 2014
  3. EDMIS Client Intake Form

How to submit:

You may email your entry materials to entrepreneurship@gwinnettchamber.org ; or

Mail to: Amazing Entrepreneur Contest, Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth GA  30097; or

Drop at the front desk of the Gwinnett Chamber: 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth Ga  30097.

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