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Contest Timeline

December 4 – January 4 2019: Applications from entrepreneurs accepted. Fill out the below form to enter the contest.

January 4:  Successful applicants notified that they are invited to join the contest

January 9, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Launch & information session at City Hall

January 28, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Training Session with Colleen Sadler, Enterprise Renfrew County on How to Write a Business Plan

February 7, 5:30 pm - 7:30pm: Tour of Vacant Spaces. We will take a group tour of the spaces in the contest and contestants will have an opportunity to speak with property owners.

February 11, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Cash Flow Workshop with Mike Thompson, Renfrew County CFDC

February 21, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Legal and insurance consideration for your business with Sheldon Reiche and Dan Lavadure

March 6: Deadline to submit your business plan

March 20: Top 5 finalists announced

March 25, 6:00 pm: Grand Finale Event, Anthony's Italian Grill