Kids! Create a product or service, design your booth, set your pricing, and then sell to real customers at this one-day public fair.
This is an opportunity for young minds to innovate and become entrepreneurs. Prior to the fair, children think of a business idea and then prepare their products or service. The day of the fair, these young entrepreneurs decorate their booth and get to experience the thrill of selling their products or service to the public.
We welcome the general public to come see these entrepreneurs in action10am-NoonSaturday May 12, 2018. This fair will be held in downtown Brighton during the Flower Day Festival. Participation is FREE and open to all children in gradesK-8th.Register your child for a free booth here.REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR A FREE BOOTH!
This event is presented by local entrepreneurs, the Brighton Chamber of Commerce, Acton Academy, the Acton School of Business, and the generous support of our donors and volunteers. We all believe that principled entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation.
Whether an entrepreneur is famous likeElonMusk or Oprah Winfrey or they are one of the thousands of unsung business owners across this country, these are the people who make sacrifices to innovate, create jobs and serve their communities.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is provided?
Each business will be given a 4' section of table. Everything else is up to the young entrepreneurs.
My 2 children want to create separate businesses, how do I register them for separate tables?
Simply fill out the registration form twice, using a different child's name each time.
My 2 children want work on the same business, can I reserve 2 tables for them?
Each table should be a separate business with separate children in charge. Up to 3 children can work together at the same table. If 2 or 3 children are working together on the same business, please only fill out the registration form once. Please do not reserve 2 tables for one business idea.
My 2 children are selling separate items, can their tables be assigned next to each other?
We do not assign tables, it is first come first serve. Check-in starts at9am(the selling starts at10am).
Can my child make multiple types of items to sell?
Of course! It's their business and one of the many business decisions for your young entrepreneur to make.
Can I drop off my child and then leave?
We are not staffed to supervise individual children and parents are encouraged to stick around. To provide the full entrepreneurial experience, try to remain as hands off as possible, letting the kids take charge. Use the free time to check out the other booths!
My child is registered for a table, what time should we arrive to start setting up?
Check-in for the young entrepreneurs starts at9am. They have until10amto prepare their table with their items/decorations.10am-noonis when they sell to the public.
What are the tables like?
I rent 8-foot banquet tables. Each business gets half (4') of the table.
Will electricity be available?
Unfortunately, electricity is not able to be provided.
Is food allowed?
"Cottage foods" are allowed. For more information on Cottage Foods, visit:Michigan Cottage Foods Information.
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May 12, 2018
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