SmartPrize Innovator and Entrepreneur Competition

Anyone from anywhere can compete in SmartPrize. Are you an innovator with a unique gadget or app, an entrepreneur just getting started, or a small business owner ready to grow

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SmartPrize Junior

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. It’s Show

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SmartPrize 2017 Schedule of Events

  When:  March 31 – April 9, 2017   Where: Marquette, Michigan   Your SmartPrize Exhibitor entry fee gets you into every event and activity, including the SmartPrize Awards Banquet. Non-competitors

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SmartPrize 2017 Venues and Exhibitors

Venues seeking Exhibitors:       The Landmark Inn, 230 N. Front Street – www.thelandmarkinn.com. The Landmark Inn is an historic, boutique hotel (Member of Historic Hotels of America), surrounded by the

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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

Register by MARCH 3, 2017. 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

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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

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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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