Applications are due August 3, 2018
This grant is open to women 40 and under at the time of application, who are the majority owner of their business, and have a product that would be an original and unique addition to the 2018 Holiday Gift Market selection. The winner will receive a premium booth at Holiday Gift Market with spotlight signage – a value of $1000+. In addition, the winner will receive special mention in the Holiday Gift Market shopping guide that is provided to the over 20,000 shoppers that attend the event. The winner will be required to sign a contract agreeing to participate in a variety of local media opportunities, which will enhance the winner’s brand exposure to the public.
Previous Holiday Gift Market merchants are not eligible for the YEP Program.