2018 SEATTLE ACTON CHILDREN'S BUSINESS FAIR
Our programs create a tangible impact in the community.
young entreprenuers between the age of 5 and 18 participated in this years fair.
dollars, donated by the youth businesses for social causes
volunteer hours donated
community partners and sponsors
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On August 13th and 14th, more than 40 youth business will be showcased at the the 2018 Seattle Acton Children’s Business Fair at CrossRoads Bellevue Mall.
Kids ages 5-18 create a product or service, develop a brand, create profit, donate their proceeds to a social cause and experience entrepreneurship for a day at Seattle Acton Children’s Business Fair. The program is designed for children to be responsible for the setup, sales, and interacting with
customers. Best part, any parent has seen selling to the customer or promoting the child’s product will result in disqualification from the business fair competition.
Creative Children for Charity, whose mission is to inspire one million kids to donate their time and talent for a social cause, has secured a business license from the ActOn Academy to host Seattle's annual youth business fair. This year, the team received over 60 applications for businesses to create waffles, bouquets to car cleaning services. “Today’s youth are tomorrow’s business innovators and leaders. The Children’s Business Fair gives students the opportunity to spread their entrepreneurial wings and get a head start on promising business careers,” said Jeff Sandefer,
founder of the Acton School of Business, one of the sponsors of the fair.
This program was designed by Acton Academy, the Acton School of Business, and the generous support of Creative Children for Charities donors and volunteers, who all believe that principled entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation.
“Creative Children for Charity team is very excited to host the 2nd annual Seattle Acton Children's Business Fair and partner with local companies such as GCI, Meylah, YMCA of Sammamish, Crossroads Mall and many others who recognize the need to empower youth to become entrepreneurs and give them skills to become reliant” said Chirag Vedullapalli, founder of Creative Children for Charity.
As part of the competition, cash prizes of $50 will be awarded to each prize category for “Most Business Potential,” “Most Creative Idea,” and “Most Impressive Presentation.”
DAY 1 WINNERS:
BEST PITCH: HANDMADE BY SAVANNAH
BEST BOOTH DESIGN: CIARA'S CANDLE CO.
BEST PRODUCT: ZOYA'S SPECIAL TOUCH
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD: PINKY PROMISE
DAY 2 WINNERS:
BEST PITCH: ECLECTICISM TO THE POWER OF TWO
BEST BOOTH DESIGN: STRING & PAPER
BEST PRODUCT: SLEEP STONES IN SEATTLE
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD: SHOP OF DREAMS