Shark Tub: Based on the hit TV show "Shark Tank", each year MCBI holds its annual "Shark Tub" event which is open to the public. As an attendee you are given $100,000 of fake moiney to invest in the most creative and innovative businesses. The 3 businesses with the most "investment" money go in front of local sharks to win a cash prize and mentoring assistance.
Big Idea Contest: Each spring, MCBI holds the "Big Idea Contest". Anyone from the surrounding region can enter the contest to win MCBI services as well as cash prizes. Our community has an innovated spirit, and we want to continue to encourage entrepreneurs see their ideas become a reality