The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is excited and honored to announce the five entrepreneurs who will compete for the $5,000 Grand Prize at the 2015 Carroll Biz Challenge!
- Jeffrey Perri of Culinary Academy of the Deaf
- Scott Jendrek of Patapsco Distilling Company
- Ryan Herbstomer of Autumn Summer Woodcraft
- Andrew Wetten of Carroll County Farm Fresh
- Lisa Martin of Create Outside the Box-COB51
The Advisory Board selected these five through a comprehensive process based on many factors. “Every one of the startup ideas has incredible potential!” said Steve Lowe, a member of the Advisory Board. “It was a challenge to pick just five. We’re so proud of all 25 applicants and wish them incredible success.”
The finalists will pitch their ideas before a live audience and four judges at the Live Finale on Thursday, November 19 at the Carroll Arts Center. In addition to the $5,000 Grand Prize, one finalist will win the $500 People’s Choice Award and one of the original 25 applicants will be awarded the $2,000 Downtown Award.
It’s going to be a great night that you do not want to miss! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW and invite everyone you know.
Good luck to the finalists. We’ll see you at the Live Finale!