Program Timeline and Deadlines
The UNM Business Plan Competition is a 7 month program culminating in a competition. The program also has bootcamps leading up to the competition that will help you develop a successful business plan for your venture.
All events are scheduled in the UNM Student Union Building (SUB). The awards reception and banquet will be held at the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque.
Dates & Deadlines
|Boot Camp 1||Friday, Oct. 6, 2017||SUB Acoma A & B||Ideation & Startup Feasibility|
|Milestone 1||Friday, Oct. 6, 2017||bizplan.unm.edu||Registration Opens|
|Kickoff||Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017||SUB Ballroom C||Program Kickoff Reception|
|Boot Camp 2||Friday, Oct. 20, 2017||SUB Acoma A & B||Lean Startup Model|
|Boot Camp 3||Friday, Nov. 17, 2017||SUB Fiesta A & B||Business Plan Fundamentals|
|Boot Camp 4||Friday, Dec. 7, 2017||SUB Acoma A & B||Startup Marketing & Sales|
|Boot Camp 5||Friday, Feb. 2, 2018||SUB Acoma A & B||Startup Financials|
|Milestone 2||Friday, Feb. 2, 2018||bizplan.unm.edu||Registration Closes|
|Boot Camp 6||Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018||SUB Santa Ana A & B||Presenting Your Business Plan|
*Required team photos immediately following boot camp; business dress required.
|Boot Camp 7||Friday, Mar. 9, 2018||SUB Acoma A & B||Final Questions & Answers Session|
*Attendance mandatory in order to compete on April 20, 2018
|Competition Day||Friday, Apr. 20, 2018||Student Union Building||UNM Business Plan Competition Day|
|Reception & Awards Banquet||Friday, Apr. 20, 2018||Crowne Plaza ABQ||UNM Business Plan Competition Awards Banquet|