Small Business Saturday is nea

Small Business Saturday is nearly here!

Small Business Saturday Competition

Calling all budding Christmas retailers! For Small Business Saturday (6th of December, 2014), FYI:Neath, Buffoon Film and Media, GoBuffoon, Neath Town Council, Neath Port Talbot CBC, NPT Homes and Nation Hits have come together to offer a pop up shop to three lucky budding retailers over the Christmas period.

We are looking for great new ideas and great people to try out their idea in Neath. The three winning businesses will share a town centre store (that would normally be empty) and trade from there during the weekend, and if successful, up until the 24th of December.

This competition will bring media attention to Neath during the run up and on Small Business Saturday, with Nation Hits presenting a show from the town centre. Ultimately, it will hope to bring more shoppers into Neath so that we can show off what a great town we have.

The prize will include:

- a town centre shop for three businesses (1st, 2nd and 3rd in the competition) to use free of charge between 6/12/14 and 24/12/14
- the retailer who comes 1st in the competition will receive a Christmas Marketing Package from Nation Hits to promote the business in the town centre
- access to up to £1,000 worth of funding and support if you decide to develop the business further in the New Year

So what are you waiting for? Enter now by submitting a short video (no longer than three minutes) explaining:

- who you are and what your retail business idea is?
- any previous or experience?
- why is your idea unique and how would it fit in well in with Neath's current offering?
- why you think you should win a place in the pop up shop?

Also, please submit a short description of your business (no more than 300 words) and e-mail it to before 5pm on the 28th of November, 2014

The three winning businesses will find out on the 1st of December by the end of the day. If you have any questions or if you'd like a copy of the terms and conditions, please e-mail or call 01639 680364.

This competition is in association with Nation Hits! and they will be hosting a show from the Pop Up Shop on the 6th of December (Small Business Saturday).

Twitter - @NeathSBS

Good luck!