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Iowa’s Premier Business Grant Contest is Back

Rob Williams, Dream Big Grow Here
December 11, 2014 from Noon-1pm (central)
Webinar Powerpoint: Dream Big, Grow Here 2015

***Entry deadline has been extended to Friday, February 13th 2015***

For the last three years, Dream Big Grow Here has been helping to make Iowa business dreams come to life. Through the award winning online business grant process, folks with big ideas compete with one another for a chance to receive thousands of dollars in startup or business expansion grants. Join us for this webinar as Rob Williams from the University of Northern Iowa walks attendees through the updated application process and explains how the business grant contest program will work differently for this year.

Dream Big Grow Here Finals 2014

Rob Williams is Program Manager at the University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center overseeing the IASourceLink initiative in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority, and the Dream Big Grow Here business grant contest. For the EDA funded Entrepreneurial Regions program, Rob serves as part of a team of educators on how to create and cultivate an entrepreneurship support ecosystem utilizing best practices in economic development. Williams attended the University of Northern Iowa, earning a BA in Public Administration with emphasis in Community & Regional Development in 2008, is an active member of the Professional Developers of Iowa, and graduate of the Heartland Basic Economic Development Course.

Check out the next Dream Big Grow Here webinar on January 15th, 2015!

Past Business Webinars

CBGIverticalwebinarFor many years, the Center for Business Growth and Innovation (CBGI) at the University of Northern Iowa has provided and recorded hundreds of business webinars available to small business owners to watch and learn from.  Browse through some of our best recorded business presentations, or register to attend our next webinar for free!  If you are interested in being a speaker, or would like to recommend someone to us, please contact us at 319-273-4344 or email at