We frequently discover ourselves sitting round considering of enterprise concepts and questioning in the event that they could possibly be “pitched” to buyers. Should you’re a Midlothian enterprise, right here’s your probability to pitch your massive thought to the Chamber of Commerce and probably win some cash!
The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce has introduced the second annual 2021 Midlothian Enterprise Plan Competitors. The competitors encompasses a Pitch Night time on Thursday, April 15 the place the highest three finalists current their enterprise plans to judges made up of native enterprise homeowners and group leaders.
The highest three highest scored enterprise proposals will obtain money and prizes from Midlothian chamber companies. The profitable presentation will obtain $5,000 and in-kind providers for a complete package deal valued almost $10,000. Second and third place companies may even take dwelling money prizes and in-kind providers. Deadline to submit a marketing strategy is Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Obtain the registration kind and competitors particulars HERE.
$5,000 for First Place
$3,000 for Second Place
$1,000 for Third Place
The Chamber launched the Enterprise Plan Competitors in 2019. With almost a dozen candidates, volunteer judges chosen three high finalists who made displays to the judges in November. The profitable group, 878 Airsoft, a brand new enterprise in Midlothian, introduced a proposal to develop their enterprise in new instructions and attraction to a broader viewers.
Laura Terhune, Chamber CEO, acknowledged, “We have been more than happy on the high quality of purposes we acquired.” She continued, “Eventually 12 months’s Pitch Night time, it was fairly tough for the judges to decide on a winner as a result of all the concepts have been effectively thought out and worthy of help.”
Grand Prize $10,000 in Case and In-Form Prizes
The Chamber’s Board Chair, Angel Biasatti, with Methodist Midlothian Medical Middle, was one of many organizers of the competitors. “We will’t wait to see the nice new enterprise concepts from this 12 months’s contestants,” she mentioned, “Some Midlothian entrepreneur goes to win $10,000 in money and in-kind prizes; nonetheless, you may solely win if you happen to apply!”
Midlothian-area companies are inspired to use for this 12 months’s Enterprise Plan Competitors. The appliance charge is $50 payable to the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce.
Functions should be acquired with fee by 5 pm on Wednesday, March 24. Pitch night time will likely be Thursday, April 15 on the Midlothian Convention Middle and the general public is invited to attend.
Chamber sponsors embrace Methodist Midlothian Medical Middle, Tarleton State College- Midlothian Campus, Frost Financial institution, First Monetary Financial institution and Omega Airline Software program.
In-kind sponsors embrace A Fairchild, PC, Hardesty Regulation Agency, First Monetary Financial institution, Paragon Payroll, Diamond Voice Cloud Telephone Service, Frost Financial institution, and the UPS Retailer.
Extra info might be discovered on the Chamber’s web site (www.midlothianchamber.org) or phone the workplace for particulars: 972-723-8600.