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Important Dates

Idea Competition opens for another year.



Business, BUrgers, and Beer, competition Kick-off, 5-7pm in Bemidji, mn. Read more...


Calling all innovators !

IDEA is a Northwest Minnesota competition that turns great ideas into great businesses.  The annual competition provides training, business coaching, and capital to participating entrepreneurs who want to turn an idea into a fast-growth business.

If you have a promising business idea, consider entering the IDEA Competiiton.
Read more about entering the competition!!!