Small Business Saturday is nearly here!
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
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
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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
email@example.com 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