The BLDC hosted its eigth annual Business Plan Competition in partnership with the Broome Enterprise Triad’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) located at SUNY Broome Community College which awarded a $5,000 prize with additional services from several community businesses. Started by the BLDC in 2009, the purpose of the competition is to grow local businesses, raise awareness about BLDC financing programs and highlight resources for business development. The 2018 competition was generously sponsored by the BLDC, City of Binghamton, 3i Graphics & Signs, Davidson Fox & Co., Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, Idea Kraft, Entrepreneurial Assistance Program, Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP, the Small Business Development Center, Binghamton University, Koffman Southern Tier Incubator and FreshySites. The winner of the 2018 Business Plan Competition was Parlor City Vegan, a vegan catering company located a 120 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY.

Be on the lookout for details for our 2019 Business Plan Competition!!