Otaki Market hosts Otaki Kids Workshop: Empowering young entrepreneurs

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The Ōtaki Market is thrilled to announce the Ōtaki Kids Workshop, a dynamic one-day event designed to empower young entrepreneurs and elevate their small businesses or stalls.

Scheduled for July 21, 2024, this workshop is completely free of charge and promises a comprehensive and engaging experience for young business minds eager to grow and succeed.

The workshop features a variety of sessions tailored to enhance entrepreneurial skills:

  1. Understanding Your Customers: A deep dive into customer behavior and preferences, helping young entrepreneurs tailor their offerings to meet market demands.
  2. Media Training: Conducted by professionals from Coast Access Radio and The Ōtaki Mail, this session will equip participants with the skills to effectively promote their businesses through various media channels.
  3. Merchandising: Tips and strategies on how to create appealing product displays and optimize sales.
  4. Speed Pitching: An exciting session where participants will practice pitching their business ideas to local business leaders, receiving valuable feedback and advice. (Includes Kelly &Co, Hunting & Fishing, New World, The Traffic Fox and more…)

In addition, the workshop will include catering provided by young people, showcasing their culinary talents and adding to the community spirit of the event.

The workshop will finish in a vibrant pop-up market, where the young entrepreneurs can put into action the skills they have learned. This pop-up market will be open to the public, providing a fantastic opportunity for the community to support and celebrate these budding business talents.

Event Details:

  • Date: July 21, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Pop Up Market 3.15pm-4.30pm)
  • Location: Ōtaki Memorial Hall
  • Admission: Free for participants and visitors

Proudly supported by the Ōtaki Community Board.

About Ōtaki Market – The Ōtaki Market is dedicated to fostering a vibrant community and providing opportunities for local businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive. Our events are designed to encourage creativity, innovation, and collaboration, helping participants reach new heights in their entrepreneurial journeys.