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CMBV Launch Pad!
Have a budding entrepreneur in your house? Maybe a little crafter that dreams of selling their wares to the masses, or maybe your little one just has a BIG IDEA?
Register your kids for The CMBV Launch Pad!
The Launch Pad is an 8-week Kids Entrepreneurship Workshop Series for kids ages 8-15. Workshops will be taught by local business leaders, experts and entrepreneurs, and are designed to spark an interest in business for local kids. This summer workshop series will conclude with a Kids Entrepreneurship Market on Saturday, August 11th for your young entrepreneur to sell and/or market their products or services.
All children who complete the required course work, and participate in the market will receive a FREE one year membership to the B-CS Chamber of Commerce.
Workshop Series Schedule:
Session 1: June 5 – Basics of Being an Entrepreneur and Brainstorming Business Ideas
Session 2: June 12 – Choosing Your Business Idea
Session 3: June 19 – Make a Plan for Your Business
Session 4: June 26 – Budgeting for your Business
Session 5: July 10 – Connecting with Customers (Branding/Marketing)
Session 6: July 17 – Customer Service & Quality Control
Session 7: July 24 – Sales
Session 8: July 31 – Managing your business & growth strategies
All sessions will be from 6pm-7pm, and will be held at Century Square.
MUST be ages 8-15
MUST attend 6 of the 8 scheduled workshops.
MUST be an exhibitor at the Kids Entrepreneurship Market on August 11th (Booth table, and chairs provided, you will be responsible for anything else you need.)
MUST have valid food handler’s permit & workspace if your business idea involves food. (CMBV Launch Pad cannot provide these, but can possibly lead you to resources.)