Plymouth's 2nd Annual Children's Business Fair
SAVE THE DATE!
Plymouth Public Schools FIFTH-GRADE students are invited to channel their entrepreneurial spirit and debut their own innovative products and services at our one-day marketplace on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at (NEW LOCATION) Plymouth South High School! This exciting opportunity aims to inspire the next generation of business owners by providing a safe space in which to show and sell their products.
Students will develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. Students will also have the opportunity to be paired with one of our amazing local business owners as a mentor throughout the planning process.
Important CBF Update
Where to Begin
You will find all the information needed to get started in the packets below:
English - Print out the full Children's Business Fair packet here.
Español - Print out the full SPANISH Children's Business Fair packet here.
Português do Brasil - Print out the full BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE Children's Business Fair packet here.
Please contact your child's school principal with additional questions.
Important Upcoming Dates
Friday, September 16, 2022: Permission Slips due (also found in the packet above)
Tuesday, September 27, 2022: Mentoring Night at Plymouth South High School
Friday, September 30, 2022: Business Plans due (also found in the packet above)
Thursday, October 20, 2022: Children's Business Fair - Set-up 4:30 PM / Event 6:00-8:00 PM at Plymouth South High School
Please note: Students will have the opportunity to ask questions, work on business plans and prepare for the fair with their CBF Advisor before/after school. The majority of fair preparation will be expected to be completed at home.
Children's Business Plan FAQ's
What is the Plymouth Children’s Business Fair?
Why is the Plymouth Children’s Business Fair only open to fifth grade students?
How do I apply? Can I apply as part of a group?
What is on the Business Plan?
Will I have a Mentor?
What if someone else has the same business idea?
How will the fair be set up?
Will electricity be available?
What are the expectations for parents of vendors?