The NextGen Global Competition: Inviting Young Entrepreneurs from around the World

Deadline: 1 September 2017

Applications are currently open for the NextGen Global Competition that engages young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities in the franchising industry.

Program seeks 20 outstanding young entrepreneurs who are poised to take off if given the mentoring and support from franchise business leaders who are the best in the world at scaling concepts.

Award Criteria

Contest winners will receive:

  • A trip to IFA’s Annual Convention, complimentary convention registration, and travel expenses (up to $1,500 US)
  • A spot at the NextGen in Franchising Summit, a two-day educational and networking program for next generation entrepreneurs
  • Access to NextGen’s Accelerator Program with industry leaders and CEOs
  • An opportunity to participate in the FRANSHARK competion for additional cash prizes
  • Extensive, industry-wide media exposure
  • Opportunities to engage directly with leading franchisors, franchisees and suppliers in franchising and with other young entrepreneurs

Eligibility Criteria

Entrepreneurs between 21-35 years old, in business for 1-5 years, with the potential to scale through franchising are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must register online via given website.

For more information, please visit The NextGen Global Competition.

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