Business start-ups can get a boost

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is calling for entries in their Start-up Business contest.

  • Aug. 19, 2011 6:00 p.m.

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is calling for entries in their Start-up Business contest.

The contest is being run in conjunction with their 2011 Business Forum and will offer up prizes for all the finalists.

The finalists will be given a tuition voucher for courses at a local college, registration in the Cycling to Success Business Forum in Vanderhoof, entrance to the gala dinner and accommodations for the night during the forum and other boosts for their business.

One finalist will be chosen from each of the seven areas of the region.

The overall winner will be awarded some business basics to start, including web and logo design time, bookkeeping and advertising and cash.

To prepare for entrance into the contest, a Business Opener workshop will be offered for free on August 16 and 17 and August 23 and 24 in Burns Lake. Information and registration can be done through www.rbdn.bc.ca. The contest application deadline is September 19, 2011.

For further information contact Corrine Swenson at 1-800-320-3339.

 

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