The Montana Chamber Foundation launched its second year of “The Potential customers” and also is getting in touch with every one of Montana’s 40,000 high school pupils to send their most innovative service concepts for a possibility to win large.
“The Leads” is a digital statewide entrepreneurship competition for senior high school students with new service ideas as well as existing small businesses.
This collective campaign invests in Montana’s students while creating a mentorship system to connect with organization and neighborhood leaders.
This year’s competitors features 2 rounds – fall 2021 as well as spring 2022. Expanding the competition right into two rounds gives educators as well as pupils a lot more opportunities to get involved.
Judging for both rounds will start in March 2022 after the 2nd round is total.
Jenna Nate, a high schooler from Double Bridges as well as the 2021 champion of the New Service Idea classification, motivates all trainees that could be curious about getting involved by stating, “I’m so grateful for this experience and also this competition! I would extremely advise (The Potential customers) to any individual that obtains the possibility to compete.”
The Montana Chamber Structure spearheads this job in partnership with Young people Entrepreneurs, a country wide recognized company education program with students as well as instructors throughout Montana.
This year’s prize bag is moneyed by charitable donations from organizations like Stockman Financial institution, the Montana Auto Suppliers Association, Great Falls Chamber of Business, and also Envision 2026 capitalists.
Through the Montana Chamber’s ten-year tactical strategy, Envision 2026, we continue to invest in programmatic initiatives, like “The Prospects,” focused on Montana’s young people to expand and reinforce the state’s workforce- supercharging our economic future.
“Business leaders and also companies throughout Montana are sustaining this program since it instructs the economic and also business concepts that our trainees require,” claims Matthew Olson, Director of Network Growth for the Montana Chamber. “This competition offers a possibility to directly link advisors with youth entrepreneurs. There were many ingenious concepts in 2014, and also we expect even more of the same this year.”
The Montana Chamber Foundation is recruiting judges as well as advisors for this year’s competitors and encourages any individual in business neighborhood to get entailed.
To find out more about “The Leads” and also just how you can get included, see the Montana Chamber’s site at www.montanachamber.com/Prospects or call Tiana Yates, the Montana Youth Entrepreneurs Planner at [email protected]