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The development of the entrepreneurial spirit does not wait for the number of years. As proof, around a hundred young people between the ages of 5 and 12 have already registered for The big day of small entrepreneurs, which will be held on June 28th. During this very special day, young people will be invited to sit in their backyard or in front of their house to offer their products and services.
Led by the organization Petits entrepreneurs, this activity aims to introduce children to the pleasure of entrepreneurship. As Isabelle Genest, vice president and co-founder of the organization Petits entrepreneurs, explains, we just want young people to experience pride in a job well done. “This is hands-on learning about marketing, sales and customer service. Young people will choose the product or service they want to offer, establish their price list and be responsible for their promotional campaign. It will be a unique experience for them. "
The business for a day
“Whether it's a lemonade stand, a bike wash, a mini art gallery, a friendship bracelet sale or even soccer lessons, get ready to see the entrepreneurial potential in action. young people, ”adds Ms. Genest. In addition, each registered young entrepreneur will receive a briefcase including a practical guide for himself and his parents.
Support from La Ruche
In addition, throughout this day of June 28, a special squad of The Beehive, the crowdfunding platform covering the Quebec City region, will roam the streets of the capital in search of a favorite project. The young entrepreneur chosen will be offered personalized support from the La Ruche team, which will allow him to push his business project further.
This festive day is focused on the pleasure of starting your own business and doing business. For more information and to register for the Big Day of Small Entrepreneurs, consult the activity site. We will also find there the small business card participating in the day.