Tag: Business opportunity

Wilds Cooperative members can sign up for PA Wilds Marketplace, Makers Market

You MAKE things in the PA Wilds. Here’s an opportunity to SELL them! The PA Wilds Makers Market is an online exhibitor event on November 5-6, which features products only found in the Pennsylvania Wilds on ShopthePAWilds.com. 

PA Route 6 Alliance opens nominations for ‘Do 6’ Awards

The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers, and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2021 and is now taking nominations for the 12th annual “Do 6” Awards.

Seed your BIG IDEA and watch it grow: Agricultural, food and beverage entrepreneurs could win up to $25,000

Did you know Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an award-winning, tech-based economic development program? Ben Franklin has been investing in tech startups and small manufactures for nearly 40 years. Now they are looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS who are developing new products or processes in the agriculture (AG) and food/beverage industries.

PA Wilds digital community gift card offers new opportunities for Wilds Cooperative members

The Shop the PA Wilds digital gift card is a new program that is being launched in the PA Wilds, and it will offer a new opportunity for businesses participating in the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania value chain network to attract more customers.

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.