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Small Business, Big Dreams Contest

Small Business, Big Dreams

At Rockland Trust, relationships are important to us. We understand the impact that small businesses have across our entire community, and are committed to helping them succeed.
 
Our 2019 Small Business Big Dreams contest will provide small businesses in our community a chance to win $15,000 to help their business grow. We’re asking participants to submit their background information and give an overview of their strengths, challenges, and plan for the future.
 
The participants will be narrowed down to 3 finalists who will be featured in a video series as they prepare for their final presentation to a panel of judges. The panel will deliberate to choose the winner of the $15,000 grand prize. Both runners-up will receive $2,500.
 
All finalists will be featured on Boston 25 News. 
 

Contest Timelines:

March 1: Open For Submissions
Contest is now open, click the Get Started link below.  
 
March 25: Deadline for submissions
No late submissions will be accepted
 
April 1 – 12: Small Business Big Dreams Committee will narrow field down to 5 participants
Top 5 entries invited for in person interview
 
April 12: Top 3 Finalists Announced
Finalists will be contacted and a time will be set up for them to be interviewed on camera and introduced to a Rockland
Trust Business Banker Officer for help preparing for their final presentation
 
Week of May 13: Finalists stop by Boston 25 Studios for a “check-in”
We’ll ask the finalists to come in to the Fox 25 studio to give an update on their preparation for the presentation
 
June 12, 2019: Final Presentation at Rockland Trust Headquarters and Winner Announced
All participants must be available for presentations on June 12, 2019.
 

The contest is now open!