And The SmartPrize 2017 Winners are…

  Innovation Award – $2,250:   Start-Up Award – $5,250:   Growth Award – $7,500:   Technology Award – $5,000:   Tourism Award – $3,000:   Crowd Favorite Winner –

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SmartPrize Innovator and Entrepreneur Competition

SmartPrize 2018 is April 6 – 15, 2018. Anyone from anywhere can compete in SmartPrize. Are you an innovator with a unique gadget or app, an entrepreneur just getting started,

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SmartPrize Junior

MBank Presents: What’s Your Big Idea? SmartPrize Jr. is open to children ages 6-12 years old and offers the opportunity for the smallest creators to exhibit big ideas or inventions.

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Where are they now? Checking up on our 2016 winners

      Building an Agricultural Economy- Growth Award Ishpeming’s Partridge Creek Farm raked in the Growth Award, garnering $7,500 cash and $10,000 in advertising credit from Eagle Radio. The

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Become a SmartPrize Venue

  Bring attention to your business by drawing SmartPrize spectators from around the Midwest. As a SmartPrize Venue, you will be included on the SmartPrize Map which will draw potential

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Become a SmartPrize Exhibitor

Bring attention to your product or business concept or expansion plans. Put your idea in front of investors and business experts, along with spectators from around the Midwest. As an

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Become a SmartPrize Sponsor

  SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Corporations, banks, venture capitalists and up-and-comers will shine in the spotlight.  With a sponsorship structure that showers attention on prize and conference backers, individuals, corporations, banks and

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Plan Your Trip

  Book a Marquette County hotel and enjoy special SmartPrize nightly rates between March 30 and April 10, 2017. Be sure to specify “SmartPrize Rate.” Holiday Inn – 906-225-1351:  $92.95

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