Tag: Business opportunity

Bellefonte to pilot program hosting remote workers as part of Pennsylvania Wilds initiative

Bellefonte is one of two communities piloting a new remote work program called the Wilds Are Working: Recreation and Technology in Rural PA with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship.

WCO Creative Maker applications due by March 21 for 2022 Spring Jury Review 

Monday, March 21, 2022 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.

Entrepreneurs invited to apply for 2022 PA Wilds BIG IDEA Contest

In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, an award-winning, tech-based economic development program, is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, or Jefferson County, PA. If you are developing or crafting a product, process or innovation related to the maker economy, outdoors and recreation, forest products, manufacturing, or technology, you need to apply!

Bellefonte launches community-wide gift card program to support small businesses

Shoppers in Bellefonte will now have an exciting new way to support small businesses. Downtown Bellefonte Inc. will launch a community-wide gift card — The LoveBFT Card — on Small Business Saturday (November 27).

Elk County Council on the Arts Launches Program to Support Local Creative Entrepreneurs

Elk County Council on the Arts launches Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, which matches eligible creative entrepreneurs with existing, free, local, small business consulting services and financial resources up to $2,000 to help them grow their businesses, audiences, and revenue.

Austin Dam Events Update and Invitation for Artisan Vendors

The Austin Dam Memorial Association has announced several updates relating to events at the historic PA Wilds site. Wilds Cooperative of PA artisans are invited to participate in upcoming events as vendors.

Outdoor Adventure Booking Platform Roambler Announces Call for Local Hosts

Roambler, a new outdoor adventure booking platform based out of the PA Wilds, helps connect people to experiences shared by locals and is looking for more hosts.

Win Money for Your Business via Ben Franklin’s Big Idea Contest

Ben Franklin’s $50,000 Big Idea Contest is looking for tech entrepreneurs or small manufacturers who are developing innovative, new products, processes or software applications.

Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest underway; submissions due by June 30

Creative entrepreneurs in the Wilds Cooperative of PA are invited to submit original photographs and share stories in Susquehanna Greenway Partnership’s 10th annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest!

Vendors, Exhibitors Invited to October 3 Outdoor Adventure Expo in Bellefonte

The Outdoor Adventure Expo highlights the PA Wilds I-80 Frontier community of Bellefonte and its natural assets, while showcasing regional vendors, nonprofits and businesses that specialize in outdoors and recreation-related products. Vendors and exhibitors are invited to participate.