The calendar for this year’s La Macchia New Venture Business Plan Competition is below. The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center also offers several workshops and events to support the development of your venture.

Dates for 2020-2021 Information
Tuesday,
September 8th
Registration Opens
Wednesday,
September 16th
Workshop: La Macchia New Venture Business Plan Competition Overview (Jim Hunter, Presenter)
6:00pm – 7:15pm
Link to virtual workshop will be sent upon registration.
Register
Tuesday, September 22nd Workshop: La Macchia New Venture Business Plan Competition Overview (Jim Hunter, Presenter)
6:00pm – 7:15pm
Link to virtual workshop will be sent upon registration.
Register
Wednesday, September 30th Deadline to Submit Intent to Compete Form
Thursday, October 1st Workshop: Writing an Effective Executive Summary/The Operational Plan (Jim Hunter, Presenter)
6:00pm – 7:15pm
Link to virtual workshop will be sent upon registration.
Register
Monday, October 19th Workshop: Marketing Essentials (Cheryl Mitchell, UWM SCE Small Business Dev. Center, Presenter)
10:00am – 11:0am
Link to virtual workshop will be sent upon registration.
Register
Tuesday, October 27th Workshop: Financial Fundamentals (Jim Sandstrom, UWM SCE Small Business Dev. Center, Presenter)
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Link to virtual workshop will be sent upon registration.
Register
Monday, November 16th Phase I: Deadline to Submit Idea Abstract
Tuesday, November 24th Ideas Abstracts with comments are returned to entrants
Beginning in  December Virtual one-on-one Meetings with Competition Advisors
Meetings will be scheduled through Debbie Roy
Friday, January 8th Phase II: Deadline to Submit Business Plan for Review
Wednesday, January 20th Business Plans with comments are returned to entrants.
Monday, February 8th by midnight Phase III: Deadline for final submission of Business Plans
Saturday, February 20th Optional Practice Presentation to Competition Advisors
9:00am -12:00pm
Saturday,
March 6th
FINAL COMPETITION
8:00am – 1:00pm