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Spark Manistee is a competition to encourage and incentivize entrepreneurs to open or grow their businesses in Downtown Manistee. Submit your next big idea today!!
HOw It works
Creators submit their new business ideas. 5 finalists present their ideas before a panel of judges and live voters on January 25th, SPARK Pitch Day. The winner receives DDA cash incentives and professional services to launch their local business!
Submission Deadline: October 30th, 2019 at midnight
Top 5 Selection: November 19th, 2019
Spark Manistee Event: January 25th at 10 am to 1 pm
Finalists will be expected to participate in the following pitch and presentation opportunities:
SBDC/SCORE Presentation Pitch Training: December 11th at 12 pm at Location Downtown
SBDC/SCORE: 1-1 Business Prep One Hour Sessions: Dec 19th at TBD Location Downtown
SBDC/SCORE:1-2 Business Prep One Hour Sessions: January 16th and 17th at TBD Location Downtown
Jamie Catlett – Manistee Men’s Grooming Company
Jamie Catlett-One year later
These 5 local creators receive individual support from WSCC to create business plans.