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Sewing Basics Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: The ability to sew creates all kinds of business opportunities for young entrepreneurs, and we know many business ideas that just require the sewing basics.  Come to this workshop to learn entry level machine sewing, basic skills that can yield dozens of different fabric-based products!  All participants ...
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Spooky Sweets: DIY Candy Apples Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Come satisfy your sweet tooth with a classic candy apple treat! Whether or not you have experience making these tasty treats, this is a great workshop to get creative with many flavor possibilities! Participants will be able to test out old favorites, brainstorm new combinations and discover ...
Great Businesses Doing Good 2022

Great Businesses Doing Good Workshop

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Ages: 8-21 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: Join us for this social enterprise-themed workshop, featuring three socially minded businesses in the Denver community.  Learn why running a social enterprise is good for your community, your customers, and your bottom line by interacting directly with prominent business leaders.  We’ll also learn how to start your social ...
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Create a Business Plan Workshop FALL

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Ages: 8-18 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: If you’ve always wanted to own a business but weren’t sure how to start, this workshop is for you!  During this one-day workshop, participants will work their way through creating a real-life business plan!  No need to even have an idea—we will help you with that!  Participants will get ...
Anna Brekken - Colorado and Company May 2022

Colorado and Company: AnnaMade Design Co.

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Anna Brekken, owner of AnnaMade Design Co., was not only a finalist in the 2021 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition, she also runs her own Etsy shop, is a regular vendor at YouthBiz Marketplaces and craft fairs, and – fun fact – she plays the organ(!). Anna has always enjoyed arts and crafts, so when her grandmother taught her …

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UPDATED DATE! What’s After Marketplace Workshop

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UPDATED DATE! Ages: 6-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: Free Description: Calling all up-and-coming entrepreneurs!  If you participated in the YouthBiz Marketplace in the last year and had a great time, but are wondering, “What’s Next?” this session is for you!  In this interactive workshop, participants will get some actionable tools and tricks so they can keep making ...

2022 YouthBiz Spring Marketplace

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Find great gifts while supporting young entrepreneurs ages 6-21. The YouthBiz Spring Marketplace is the ultimate buy-local, feel-good shopping experience. 40+ young business owners will be selling their handmade products – beaded jewelry, greeting cards, bath products, home baked goodies, artwork, and more – unique gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, and more!  

Vivian Blessing Colorado and Company April 2022

Colorado and Company: Bright Side Wonders

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Vivian Blessing, owner of Bright Side Wonders, is an energetic 13 year-old who somehow manages to balance school, dance, and running a business. Bored during the pandemic, Vivian, age 11 at the time, was looking for a new hobby. After attending a Kidpreneur class online she started to make honey-based soaps and a variety of handmade skincare products that use safe …

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The Perfect Pop Workshop

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Ages: 8-14 Format: Live, In-Person Session facilitated by trained staff members Cost: $10 Materials Fee Description: Salty or sweet, popcorn is a snack that’s always a crowd favorite, and it’s a perfect business for young entrepreneurs!  Be ready to brainstorm new and interesting popcorn flavors, and then learn about the best ways and ingredients to make your unique flavors, well…pop!  We’ll also discuss ...