Registration is closed for the 2013 competition.

See Competition Rules & Regulations and Business Plan Format

All submissions must be:

  • An Illinois-based business
  • A start-up or in the early stages of growth (up to 3 years in business)
  • Operated by a legal resident of the U.S. who is at least 18 years of age

Need help with your business plan? Contact our onsite Illinois Small Business Development Center:

9501 S. King Drive, BHS 601
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 995-3938