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Essex County College is pleased to announce the Allen J. Singleton Business Plan Competition 2023. If you have a goal of becoming a successful entrepreneur, we invite you to compete in the 5th Annual Essex County College Business Plan Competition.
The competition is open to students aspiring or present entrepreneurs wishing to launch a new business venture, as well as those already in the business world. Students will have three opportunities to win prizes by coming up with the most compelling business ventures.
FIRST PLACE: Halaina DavisSECOND PLACE: Yuri GuillenTHIRD PLACE: Elizabeth Joachin
FIRST PLACE: Jelony MannSECOND PLACE: Antionette BennettTHIRD PLACE: Marshal Oyama
FIRST PLACE: Diamond GlennSECOND PLACE: Adrianna JawdynskaTHIRD PLACE: Emmanuel Osei-Wusu
FIRST PLACE: Victor OlaniyiSECOND PLACE: Dazhai BrownTHIRD PLACE: Peta-Gay Harper
Applications are available online every fall Semester
The Business Plan Competition is open to all Essex County College Students. There are no fees for entering the Competition. You may participate in the Competition as an individual student or as a team member of not more than three persons. Only one application is permitted per student or team. Note that the Committee is interested in applications that describe innovative business ideas, products, or services, that have the potential for becoming a viable and growing enterprise. All applications will be equally considered for approval. Applications will not be returned to the originator.
All Competition Applications will be reviewed by the Essex County College Business Plan Committee. All approved applicants will be notified directly. If your application is approved, you will receive an email stating that you are eligible to move on to Phase 2 of the competition.
If your application is approved, you will receive an email notification stating you have been considered eligible to move on to Phase 2 of the competition. This consists of participants attending a training workshop on business plan writing to assist them with preparation for the completion of the Business Plan Competition. In addition to the workshop, all applicants will also receive presenter training given by the Business Division Faculty to be eligible to move to the next level.
Submit your Final Business Plan, including all attachments in PDF format
For all inquiries contact
Professor Germaine AlbuquerqueChairperson Business Division(973) 877-3443Email: [email protected] Dr John Olotewo(Coordinator Business Division)(973) 877- 3221 Email: [email protected]