Fostering Small Business Success Through Competition

Prize Package

Established Business Category
Grand Prize winner will receive (subject to terms and conditions):

  • $5,000 cash to be used solely for the business entering the Contest
  • One-year Gwinnett Chamber membership (Cash value dependent on business size; $500 minimum)
  • Two passes to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s Small Business Summit
  • Two passes to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s “Eat & Educate” Workshops
  • Scholarship to the Small Business Development Center Grow Smart program
  • 12 month Basic toolkit subscription to Constant Contact for email marketing, contact management and social sharing.
  • Research assistance from Partnership Gwinnett’s research department
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities that include:
    • Permanent recognition on the Amazing Entrepreneur Contest website
    • Featured in Chamber’s The Week Ahead email to members
    • 14-day logo recognition on billboard bordering Interstate 85
    • Recognition in press release, distributed to more than 40 regional and national media outlets, and Chamber social media
    • Tweets promoting your business to more than 2,000 followers of Gwinnett Economic Development
    • The opportunity to appear on Gwinnett Business Radio
    • Introduction of you and your business at The Pinnacle Awards, a small business success event; The New Company Reception, an invitation-only event for businesses new to Gwinnett; The Partnership Gwinnett Summit event, an annual presentation to Gwinnett County supporters of the PG Strategic Initiative for Community and Economic Development

Up to four Finalists will receive (subject to terms and conditions):

  • $1000 cash prize
  • Invitation for two to the Pinnacle Awards announcing the winner
  • One pass to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s Small Business Summit
  • Two passes to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s “Eat & Educate” Workshops
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities that include:
    • Permanent recognition on the Amazing Entrepreneur Contest website
    • Recognition in press release, distributed to more than 40 regional and national media outlets
    • Tweets promoting your business to more than 2,000 followers of Gwinnett Economic Development
    • Introduction of you and your business at:The Pinnacle Awards, a small business success event and The New Company Reception, an invitation-only event for businesses new to Gwinnett

 

Pre-Venture Category

Up to four runners-up will receive:

One winner will receive:

  • Invitation for two to the Pinnacle Awards announcing the winner
  • One pass to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s Small Business Summit
  • Two passes to attend the Gwinnett Chamber’s “Eat & Educate” Workshops
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities that include:
    • Recognition in press release, distributed to more than 40 regional and national media outlets
    • Tweets promoting your business to more than 2,000 followers of Gwinnett Economic Development
    • Introduction of you and your business at the Pinnacle Awards, a small business success event

 

Special Pre-Venture Category Prize

Most Likely To Succeed – as voted upon by attendees at the Contestant Reception in August (By Invitation Only)

Please check back periodically for an updated list of prizes. New prizes will be added prior to entry deadline.