Dough to Grow Award
Valpak® Contest Awards Big Money to Small Businesses North America Votes for Next Dough to Grow Award Winners with Prizes Totaling $10,000 Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. And now, more than ever, they need support to grow to the next level. Valpak, which has helped small businesses for more than 45 years, announces the return of its successful Dough to Grow Award for 2013, a contest that awards big bucks to small businesses striving to expand. To enter Valpak’s 2nd Annual Dough to Grow Award, business owners go to the Dough to Grow site and write an essay describing how they plan to grow. The contest runs from September 1st – October 31st. Once nominated, a business needs to receive at least 100 votes in order to qualify. Businesses are encouraged to share their entry with friends, family, loyal customers and local supporters to build up their votes. The businesses with the most votes become finalists and eligible to win the grand prize of $7,500 or the runner-up prizes of $1,500 and $1,000. How To Get The Dough To win, small businesses should enter their essay at Dough to Grow Award and then share their nomination on site and across social media networks to encourage customers, friends, family and fans to vote for them. The contest is open to small businesses in the U.S. and Canada, with the exception of Quebec. The winners are chosen by Valpak after the careful consideration of a number of factors. Valpak will notify qualified nominees November 4 and will determine top 10 finalists November 11. Winners will be announced around Thanksgiving (US).
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