Win This Space Contest

Win This SPaceThe Harrow and Colchester Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Essex, and the WindsorEssex Small Business Centre are very excited to have the official launch of the Win This Space contest on Tuesday, September 11 at Noon at 43 King Street West, Harrow Centre.

The contest will provide one lucky entrepreneur with up to $1,000 of rent for a commercial space in Harrow Centre. The contest is made possible through a grant provided by Libro Credit Union’s Prosperity Fund. The Small Business Centre will be offering the courses at no cost and free mentoring.  Libro will also offer free mentoring.

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Contest Timeline

Fri. Oct. 12th – Applications close

At any point in time applicants may start working on their business plan at the Small Business Centre in Essex with an advisor to prepare in advance at no cost

Fri. Oct. 19th – 7:00 pm Walk Through the Space reception (43 King St West, Harrow) – optional

Fri. Oct. 25th – applicants must be registered with the Small Business Centre in Essex for the classes which are mandatory and are at no cost

Fri. Nov. 23rd and Sat Nov 24th – mandatory classes at the Small Business Centre in Windsor

Mon. Dec. 3rd – business plan must be submitted

Thurs. Dec. 6th – you will be notified if you are one of the 3 finalists

Sat. Dec. 8th – 10:00 am – finalists will present their business plan in person to the judges

Fri. Dec. 14th – 5:00 pm – Reception for announcement and presentation to the winner of “Win This Space”


Contest Entry Form

  • Business Idea

  • Entries are subject to eligibility requirements, as outlined in Contest Rules.