15th Con­test for en­trepreneurs

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Vic­to­ria Vanier

The Mem­phrem­a­gog CLD is look­ing for can­di­dates in the Mem­phrem­a­gog re­gion for the “Cre­ation en­treprise” sec­tion of the 15the edi­tion of the Con­cours

que­be­cois en en­trepreneuriat con­test. This is the only con­test for stu­dents from ele­men­tary school to univer­sity, as well as new en­trepreneurs who are of­ten in the plan­ning stage or just get­ting their busi­ness started. It con­trib­utes to the devel­op­ment of an en­tre­pre­neur­ial cul­ture by rec­og­niz­ing new busi­nesses and en­tre­pre­neur­ial projects in school and com­mu­nity set­tings, re­gard­less of the age of the par­tic­i­pants.

En­trepreneurs aged 18 or older, in the first stages of a project or who be­gan col­lect­ing rev­enues from their project af­ter April 1st, 2012, can par­tic­i­pate in the con­test un­der the “Cre­ation en­treprise” sec­tion. The cat­e­gories of that sec­tion are: bioal­i­men­tary; com­merce; so­cial econ­omy; ex­ploita­tion, trans­for­ma­tion and pro­duc­tion; tech­ni­cal in­no­va­tions; ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als; and ser­vices to en­ter­prises. Fur­ther­more, the Trans­mis­sion

d’en­treprise award aims to sup­port en­trepreneurs who take over an ex­ist­ing busi­ness.

$500,000 in prize money will be awarded dur­ing the con­test. The dead­line to reg­is­ter is Mon­day, March 18th, 4:00 pm. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact David Gau­thier at 819 8438273, ex­ten­sion 263 or by email to dgau­thier@cld­mem­phrem­a­gog.com.

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