2013-14 Collegiate Business Concept Challenge

The EKU College of Business and Technology, The Center for Rural Development, the Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, Berea College Entrepreneurship for the Public Good, and Lindsey Wilson College announce the 11th Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge. The competition invites business ideas from Eastern and Southern Kentucky university, college, and community college students to compete for monetary awards and professional consultation.

The winning contestant or team, along with their faculty sponsor, will be recognized at a formal luncheon as part of the larger Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program on the second Monday in September at The Center for Rural Development headquarters in Somerset, Kentucky.

Program Details:

APPLY ONLINE:

Program details, key dates, and alternative printed competition application forms may be found in the Collegiate Business Concept Challenge Application:

Contact:

Ms. Cassie Williams, EKU Program Representative
Phone: 859-622-2334
Email: TheBusinessChallenge@yahoo.com


Program Partnering Organizations:

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University Ms. Cassie Williams, Administrative Assistant
CEDET
BTC 147
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, Ky. 40475
859.622.2334
TheBusinessChallenge@yahoo.com

The Center for Rural Development

The Center for Rural Development Mr. Jim Tackett, Executive Director
Forward in the Fifth
2292 S. Highway 27
Somerset, Ky. 42501
606.677.6084
jtackett@centertech.com

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, Inc.

Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation Mr. Stephen Taylor
P.O. Box 1738
London, Ky. 40743
606.864.5275
staylor@khic.org

Berea College, Entrepreneurship for the Public Good

Dr. Peter Hackbert, Director
Entrepreneurship for the Public Good
301 C Bruce Trades Building
CPO 2055
Berea, Ky. 40404
859.985.3721
peter_hackbert@berea.edu

Lindsey Wilson College

Ms. Linda Grider, Director of
Community Education and Outreach
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, Ky. 42728
270.384.7385
griderl@lindsey.edu