Make it to Market
Are you interested in bringing your product to local Artisan Markets?
Would FREE trading pitches, workshops and support help you get your product to market?
Apply for our FREE ‘Make it to Market’ Programme.
This Programme will help you develop the business skills you need to start/develop your business.
We will help you bring your product to market and provide you with;
5 Free Market Trading Pitches throughout the programme to include Naturally North Coast & Glens Markets & Roe Valley Speciality Markets.
1 Free Market Trading Pitch at The Causeway Speciality Market (subject to additional T&C)
One to one mentoring, and support throughout the programme.
Free workshops to help develop your business, your confidence, skills and ultimately help you increase sales and profitability. The workshop programme will cover marketing, social media (Instagram), visual merchandising, selling skills, branding, mobile video & photography skills, writing content skills, pricing strategies and bookkeeping. The workshops will also give you the opportunity to meet likeminded people, network and pick up tips from friendly experienced traders.
The Make it to Market programme is open to all makers that have an artisan product which is market ready. It is aimed at those who are over 16 years old and are ready to commit to participating in the programme.
We welcome applications from food producers, artists and crafters who are new to trading or have just recently started their business.
Places on the programme are limited and will be offered to those that best fit our trading criteria.
How to apply:
Contact us if you have any queries at all, you can start the application process using any of the methods below.
You can contact us to request an application pack
You can complete the application form online using the link at the end of this page
You can download the application pack using the link at the end of this page, and return it o us by email or post.
The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd Feb 2019.
The ‘Make it to Market’ programme is managed by Naturally North Coast & Glens.
It has been funded by the Ulster Bank, Skills and Opportunities Fund and is supported by the Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council