Boston small business owners have a chance to win a $10,000 grant, a trip for two to a World Series game and more by entering Mastercard and MLB’s Home Team Advantage Small Business Contest by Sunday August 1st.
Officially launched at this year’s All-Star Game to help small businesses in select MLB cities grow and thrive, the Home Team Advantage Contest was created to provide local businesses with a major win with financial support, incredible experiences, lodging opportunities and custom stadium signage at Fenway Park.
The one-of-a-kind pricing package also includes exclusive resources such as a Mastercard Digital Doors™ toolkit featuring mentorship and digital tools to help businesses improve and grow their business.
“Mastercard has been an incredible partner of Major League Baseball for more than two decades and we are very proud of the great relationship we have forged together,” said Noah Garden, chief revenue officer of MLB. “The partnership between Mastercard and MLB has truly evolved over the years as technology and the habits of our fans have evolved. Mastercard has helped us bring new payment technologies to the forefront for our fans over the years and we will continually innovate together in this space for the benefit of baseball fans around the world.
“While small businesses have faced extreme challenges throughout the pandemic, they have shown exceptional resilience and determination in the process,” said Cheryl Guerin, EVP Marketing and Communications in North America for Mastercard. “Alongside our MLB partners, we are committed to celebrating and supporting the small businesses that form the backbone of our communities and we are excited to provide the resources and digital tools to help them continue to grow and grow. to prosper.”
All Boston small business owners are encouraged to submit a formal application participation in the contest and create a brief PDF presentation in order to be eligible for selection. Five finalists will have the chance to participate in a virtual business pitch and will also receive an invitation for themselves and four guests to attend a group dinner at Fenway Park, where the grand prize winner will be selected.
Please consult the Official Contest Rules for more details. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the United States aged 18 and over and primary owners of a small business based in the United States in Boston. Ends August 1.