Spencer, IA (KICD)–The third annual Dream Big Grow Here competition kicked-off Sunday at the Clay County Fair.
Brian Dalziel with the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation tells KICD that submissions can be made by entrepreneurs and business owners in the form of video, text, pictures, or a combination of the three.
From October 21-November 4, voters are asked to visit www.DreamBigGrowHere.com in order to review the businesses and vote for who they believe is worthy of the award.
The top five vote-getters will then compete against one another in a pitch-off on November 19 to a panel of judges. The winner will receive $5,000 and will go on to compete at the state level with 9 other regional winners for a chance at an additional $10,000. There are no age or industry restrictions.
Entries must be a 0-30 employee, for-profit, small business that must reside in one of the four Corridor counties of Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson or Emmet.
Entries can be uploaded to www.DreamBigGrowHere.com until October 20th..