WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading small business association, NFIB, is offering national exposure, a $5000 prize and one-year memberships to small-business owners who submit a video detailing how they started their businesses.
"Small business is the engine that powers the American economy, and small-business success stories are powerful inspiration for future entrepreneurs," said Mark Garzone, NFIB Senior VP of Marketing. "We want to give small-business owners the chance to tell the world how they launched their business."
Throughout February, entrepreneurs can visit www.nfib.com/videocontest and submit a video about how they built their business. Each week, a panel will pick three winners who will have their video posted on NFIB.com and receive a free one-year membership to NFIB. At the end of four weeks, NFIB.com visitors will vote for their favorites from the 12 weekly winners, with the winning business owner receiving $5000 cash.
The contest is open to any independently-owned business of less than 500 employees incorporated or organized in the United States. Entries will be judged based on creativity and originality.
NFIB advocates for its small-business membership in Washington, DC and in every state capital. NFIB members also have exclusive access to vital business resources and member benefits on shipping, financial services, maintenance supplies, insurance and more.
Celebrating its 70th year, NFIB is the nation's leading small-business association, with offices in Washington, D.C., and all 50 state capitals. Founded in 1943 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB gives small and independent business owners a voice in shaping the public policy issues that affect their business. NFIB's powerful network of grassroots activists sends their views directly to state and federal lawmakers through a unique member-only ballot, thus playing a critical role in supporting America's free enterprise system. NFIB's mission is to promote and protect the right of members to own, operate and grow their businesses. For more information visit NFIB online.
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