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Future Hearing Healthcare Leaders: EarQ Sponsors Student Competition

Business Plan Competition Winner with Check

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2014 Business Plan Competition will award a $5,000 grant to an audiology student determined to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills.


Syracuse, NY (March 26, 2014) - For the second year, EarQ will be the chief sponsor of the 2014 Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) Student Business Plan Competition in order to encourage future industry leadership and private practice ownership.

Open to ADA third and fourth year students, the competition requires applicants to submit a written business plan. Finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to the ADA Convention on November 6-9 in Las Vegas. There, they will present their business plans in person.

The plans will be judged by a panel of industry professionals on their creativity, feasibility, completeness, cohesiveness, professionalism and polish.

The grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 ADA cash grant to be used to develop their business objectives and skills in order to strengthen their ability to help more people overcome hearing loss.


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