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Unity Bank Contest Offers $16,000 in Prizes to Small Business Owners Who ‘Dream Big’

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Unity Bank (2222 South Ave.) has launched a contest for small business owners in the bank’s branch footprint that will award a total of $16,000 in cash prizes, including $10,000 for the lucky winner. Four runners-up will each receive a $1,500 prize.

The Small Business Dreams BIG Contest is designed to help small business owners promote and grow their business. To be eligible, contest entrants must be the majority owner of a for-profit small business with annual gross revenue of $2 million or less and 50 employees or less. The business must be headquartered or based in one or more of the following counties:

  • New Jersey – Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, Union or Warren Counties
  • Pennsylvania – Northampton County

“Unity Bank is committed to helping small businesses grow,” said Unity Bank President & CEO James A. Hughes. “We are always looking to partner with small businesses who have a vision for their company and the community. The contest is a fun way to help companies take another step on the road to success.”

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Entrants do not need to be Unity Bank customers and no purchase is necessary. The complete contest rules and information are available online at and through the bank’s Facebook page at The contest will accept entrants through June 30.

The five finalists will be selected through a combination of social media voting and the scoring of essay questions. The Grand Prize winner will be determined by web voting during the Finalist Voting Period. The five finalists will have the opportunity to create a promotional video at Unity Bank’s expense, which will be posted online for use in the final voting. The finalists are encouraged to share contest details through social media and other means to generate votes. The finalists will also receive a copy of the video to use to promote their business. The five finalists will be announced August 15 and the winner will be announced September 19.

Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTY), the parent company of Unity Bank, its primary and wholly owned subsidiary, is a financial services organization headquartered in Clinton, N.J. Unity Bank provides financial services to retail, corporate and small business customers through its 15 bank branches in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, Union and Warren Counties in New Jersey and Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Unity Bank provides traditional and community-oriented commercial banking services, including personal and business checking accounts and time deposits, money market accounts and regular savings accounts. For more information, please visit or call 800-618-BANK (800-618-2265).

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