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Why are we running a business plan competition?

Many community leaders have called for Las Vegas to diversify its economy away from gaming. This competition is committed to identifying and growing the best idea for a new business in Southern Nevada.

Who is behind the competition?

The competition is being run by the UNLV Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Where will the competition take place?

Judging for the final round will take place at Blackfire Innovation. The winner of the competition will be announced at an awards gala on May 8, 2020.

When will the competition take place?

The finalists will present their plan to the judges on May 8, 2020. Visit our Deadlines page for more details.

Am I eligible to enter?

Any legal resident of Clark, Nye, or Lincoln counties over the age of 18 is eligible to enter. Visit our Rules & Eligibility page for more details.

How much does it cost to enter?

There is no cost for SNBPC submissions.

What can I win?

The prize package is constantly updated as new sponsors are added. Please see the Prizes page for a current snapshot of the prize package.