Small Business VIP Contest

Enter for the chance to win
a VIP weekend at Lands’ End

Along with our partner Inc. Magazine, we invite you to tell us how your Values have Impacted your Progress to win the VIP treatment for a weekend at Lands' End headquarters. To enter, just send us an essay about how your business has grown and evolved along the way. Contest closes July 20, 2013.

Co-sponsored by: Inc.




Three finalists and seven runners up will be selected by Lands’ End Business Outfitters marketing staff. Our panel of judges
– see below – will then select the winner from the finalists. And you can participate as one of the judges!

John Maher

John Maher

Sr. Vice President, Lands’ End Outfitters

John has worked for Lands' End since 1980, starting as a sales associate at Chicago's Elston Avenue outlet store. He worked his way up to Managing Director of Retail Stores and also served as Director of Licensing prior to his current role as leader of the Business Outfitters division.


Ruth Rohlich

Business Development Specialist, City of Madison

Ruth Rohlich has worked with small businesses for the past 10 years as a small business owner, Project Director of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation and, currently, in her role as Business Development Specialist with the City of Madison, WI.


Eric Schurenberg

Editor-in-Chief, Inc. Magazine

Before joining Inc., Eric was the editor-in-chief of CBS and; the sites together won more than a dozen awards during his tenure. He is also a regular commentator on Nightly Business Report on PBS and has been a talking head on CNBC, CNN, Public Radio International,The Today Show and Good Morning.


Randi Schochet

Vice President, Brand Advocacy, American Express OPEN

Randi is responsible for driving the relevance of and engagement with the OPEN brand through traditional brand marketing, social media, and advocacy to influence small business owners to think differently about OPEN and choose the brand.



Lands' End Business Outfitters Customer

You decide which of the 3 finalists deserves the VIP treatment.

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