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Howard County Children’s Business Fair | May 21, 2022!

Join us for the first annual Howard County Children’s Business Fair at the Mall in Columbia. Enjoy free admission and shop with kidpreneurs. Be ready to be amazed by the ingenuity and work ethic of these young scholars putting their minds to work and hiring THEMSELVES!

Register here!

Launch Business Camp 2022!

In an action-packed 5 days, students will cover idea creation, pitching, budgeting, branding, and selling their goods and services. Register Here…


2021 Judges

Chris Beach

Chris Beach

Owner

Chase Street Accessories & Engraving

Shana Kayne Beach

Shana Kayne Beach

Owner and Project Lead

Chase Street Accessories & Engraving

Bonnie Crocket

Bonnie Crocket

Director of Small Business

Baltimore Business Lending, LLC

Doug Holly

Doug Holly

Principal

Eagle Management

Robbie Marcouiller

Robbie Marcouiller

GM, Design Lead

Chase Street Accessories & Engraving

Aubrey Reveley

Aubrey Reveley

Owner and Restauranteur

Jordan Milan Foods

Lauren Stoll

Lauren Stoll

Accounts Manager

Chase Street Accessories & Engraving


Support the Baltimore Children’s Business Fair’s programming (Business Fair, Camps, Workshops, and Education) for kid entrepreneurs in the Baltimore area. Donations are tax-deductible. Donate HERE

Check out a few highlights from our events!




Baltimore Children’s Business Fair Broadcast from Kevin McGuire on Vimeo.

 
 
 

About

About the Children’s Business Fair

The Baltimore Children’s Business Fair is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire and develop young entrepreneurs in and around the Baltimore area.  We do this through workshops, camps, expos, and our annual event, the Baltimore Children’s Business Fair.

At the Baltimore Children’s Business Fair event, kids will create a product or service, develop a brand, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at this one-day marketplace. The children are responsible for the setup, sales, and interacting with customers, and any parent seen selling to the customer or promoting the child’s product will result in disqualification from the competition.

A previous competitor from 2009, Makaila Ulmer of Bee Sweet Lemonade, was once a participant in the Acton Children’s Business Fair.  Mikaila’s Bee Sweet Lemonade is now sold in Whole Foods Market across the country as a result of her young business savvy.

This year’s event is sponsored by the Chesapeake Educational Alliance, Chase Street Accessories and Engraving, Baltimore Community Lending, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Launch Business Camp, Acton School of Business, and the generous support of our Baltimore donors and volunteers, who all believe that principled entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation.

Whether an entrepreneur is famous, like Elon Musk or Oprah Winfrey, or one of the thousands of unsung business owners across this country, these entrepreneurs are the people who make sacrifices to innovate, create jobs, and serve their communities.

Sponsors

We invite you to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs right here in the Baltimore area!  Contact us today to become a sponsor of our business fair as well as entrepreneurship education and resources for children in the Greater Baltimore area. BaltimoreCBF@gmail.com

Volunteers are also needed for the event.  Please send us an email if you would like to volunteer.

Thank you to our generous 2021 sponsors:

Supporting Sponsors

Associate Sponsor

Friends of BCBF Sponsor

Acton Academy
Acton School of Business

 

Contact

BaltimoreCBF@gmail.com

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