Business Plan Contest (Concluded)

Creative Marketplace Commercial

Win Free Rent, $5000 Start-up Money,

       Free Advertising and Much, Much More with the… 



This Project was concluded on September 1st, 2009.

The Creative Marketplace Competition is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to begin their NEW Business Downtown. With an extensive Incentive Package that includes Rent Subsidies, Free Advertising, Valuable Public Services and Capital Seed Money the Creative Marketplace will help make opening your New Business Downtown easy, affordable and most importantly, successful! All the details you need to enter your Business Plan into this competition are below. If you are unable to download or access these documents, please call or come by City Hall (101 West Main Street or (478) 237-7025) in Downtown Swainsboro to get your Application to participate in the Creative Marketplace Competition.

Awards will be given in each category:

Retail, Restaurant and Arts/Entertainment

Submission Dates: July 1-Sept 1

Introduction by the Mayor (PDF)

Rules, Incentives, and Application (PDF)

Building Inventory: Detailed (PDF)

Building Inventory: Prize Package Sheet (PDF)

This Competition is sponsored by: The Downtown Development Authority, City of Swainsboro, Chamber of Commerce, and Joint Development Authority in conjunction with The Forest-Blade, Radio Jones, D &W Investments,  Mainstreets Development, McLeod Properties and Angela Russell Properties.