UNH Whittemore School Students Vie For Holloway Business Plan Prize May 4

Contact: Lori Wright
UNH Media Relations

April 25, 2005

DURHAM, N.H. – Outstanding business students at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics will vie for the Paul J. Holloway Business Plan Prize Wednesday, May 4, 2005. The competition, which was established 17 years ago by Holloway's family to honor the Exeter business leader's entrepreneurial spirit by stimulating and recognizing outstanding business plans, will be held at Holloway Commons. The event is free and open to the public.

The annual competition awards prizes to undergraduate and graduate students who develop the most realistic plans for starting, acquiring or expanding a business venture in each of two tracks: high growth ventures and lifestyle ventures. The competition begins at 8 a.m. in the Piscataqua and Squamscott rooms. Undergraduate and graduate presentations will run concurrently. The undergraduate and graduate business plan winners will receive $4,000, with runners-up awarded $900.

A luncheon and awards presentation follows at noon in the Huddleston Ballroom. A $25 donation is requested. Call 603-862-0017 to make a reservation. For more information, including the schedule of presentations, call 603-862-1983 or visit http://wsbe.unh.edu/Dept_Management/holloway.cfm.

Editors and News Directors: You are welcome to attend the presentations as well as the reception and awards presentation.