Business Competition Set in Upper Peninsula Celebrates Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Smartprize 2017 Kicks Off On March 31, 2017

MARQUETTE, MI (March 31, 2017 ) – The second annual SmartPrize will take place March 31 through April 9 in Marquette, Michigan. Best described as ‘Science Fair meets Shark Tank’ the ten-day competition taking place in the largest city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a unique business competition designed to promote the area’s entrepreneurial spirit. In its second year, the event spurs economic creativity, development, and enthusiasm for entrepreneurism as competitors bring their ideas, projects, and businesses to life and vie for a share of the $30,000 prize purse.