Youth entrepreneurs to showcase unique products and services at Staples Cobourg

Cobourg, ON – July 25, 2022 – Community members and local media are invited to visit Staples in Cobourg on Wednesday, August 3rd to browse products and services offered by young entrepreneurs throughout Northumberland County.

The entrepreneurs featured at this trade-show style event are successful applicants of the Summer Company and My Future My Career Kids Entrepreneurship programs, operated by the Business & Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland (BECN).

Some of the products and services that will be featured at this event include:

  • Bath products
  • Home and office décor 
  • Customized accessories
  • Nutrition and wellness coaching
  • Personal and home concierge services
  • and more!

The Summer Company and My Future My Career programs offer students mentorship and business coaching opportunities, as well as micro grants to help support start up costs. The Summer Company program is available to students aged 15 to 29, and successful applicants can receive up to $3,000 in micro grants. This program is funded with support from the Government of Ontario. The My Future My Career program is available to kids aged 8 to 14, and offers micro grants of up to $500.

For more information about the small business support services available through the Business and Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland, please visit becn.ca.

Event details

Youth Entrepreneurship Showcase
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Staples, 1025 Elgin Street West, Cobourg