The School of Business Administration and Economics is hosting the Inagural Pettis Family Business Plan Competition. The winning student team will be awarded a $2,500 prize. All teams entering the Brockport competition will be eligible to participate in the Finger Lake Region-New York State Business Plan Competition. Teams winning the regional competition will be sent to the statewide contest in Albany for a chance to win more than $225,000 in cash and prizes.
All fulltime and part-time undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to compete. A student team must have 2 to 5 members and include at least one business student (either intent, minor, or major).
All teams need to fill in the registration information on line and submit a 2-page executive summary of your business plan before the deadline.
Please include the following information in your executive summary:
All teams will be notified by Jan. 17 for their eligibility to attend the final presentation contest. Regardless of your in-campus presentation status, all registered teams are eligible to participate in the Figure Lake Region-New York State Business Plan contest to be hosted in March 2014.
All teams chosen to compete in the final round must prepare a 15-page comprehensive business plan proposal.
The proposal should include the following parts:
In addition, all teams will prepare a 10 minute oral presentation plus 5 minute Q&A of your business plan in front of a panel of internal and external judges.
Dr. Lerong He