WEST WARWICK, R.I., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business, Cox Media, and North Star Marketing are helping some Rhode Island and Connecticut businesses to expand and develop despite the challenging economic conditions that are stifling growth throughout the state. The three organizations are partnering to offer businesses a chance to win $20,000 in products and services by explaining how the prize would allow them to "Grow Your Business."
The competition is intended to find the most deserving businesses in Rhode Island and Connecticut with the highest potential for growth – and business that would benefit from some critical operating resources to get to that next level.
"It goes without saying, when small businesses grow, the regional economy benefits," said Mark Scott, vice president of Cox Business. "On behalf of the contest sponsors, we're excited to provide business owners the opportunity to grow their businesses by leveraging our products and services."
Businesses can submit their application to the Grow Your Business contest visiting winwithcox.com, where they will have an opportunity to describe in 500 words how $20,000 in products and services would help them to grow.
Grow Your Business Prize Details (for eligible Rhode Island and Connecticut businesses):
- Six months of FREE telephone service with unlimited calls for four lines
- Six months of FREE Internet service
- Six months of FREE video service with digital programming and HD receiver
- FREE production of a 30-second TV commercial
- FREE customized commercial schedule
- FREE web banners on cox.com
- FREE text message marketing campaign
- $10,000 worth of FREE marketing consultation from North Star Marketing
Businesses have until October 31 to submit entries. Winners will be announced in December 2010.
Cox Business provides voice, data and video services for nearly 250,000 small and regional businesses, including healthcare providers, K-12 and higher education, financial institutions and federal, state and local government organizations. According to Vertical Systems Group, Cox Business is the fourth largest provider of business Ethernet services in the U.S. based on customer ports. Cox is currently the seventh largest voice service provider in the U.S. and supports more than 730,000 business phone lines. For more information, visit http://www.cox.com/business or call 401-383-6100.
SOURCE Cox Communications