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The Holiday Hustle: Workroom & Showroom

Program Overview

What is it?

The Holiday Hustle: Workroom & Showroom is a program for entrepreneurial hustlers and conscientious shoppers. In the Workroom, the entrepreneur hustlers learn how to turn their passion into a profit.  In the Showroom,  the shoppers have the opportunity to buy directly from the entrepreneur hustlers who make or source all items including jewelry, clothing, body products and other unique finds! 


Do you make or sell a product in your spare time?

Do you want to learn how to better manage your side hustle?

Do you need help preparing for the Winter Holiday Selling Season?  

Are you looking for a way to meet new customers?

If yes, join us by APPLYING today!


Are you constantly looking for unique, quality gifts and everyday products for yourself, friends and family?

Do you want an easy way to shop local this holiday season and meet many different entrepreneurs?

Do you want all of these things in your community?

If yes, come visit us on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the GCDF Engagement & Inclusion Summit! 

Workroom Details

Business Development Training

The entrepreneur hustlers will  receive business technical assistance that includes: resources for funding, social media & marketing training, and guidance on how to turn their creative passion into a profit. 

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: The Nussbaum Center for


                 1451 S. Elm-Eugene St.

                 Greensboro, NC 27406

Maker Day & Media Morning

Maker Day is when the entrepreneur hustlers get a chance to move from their kitchen table and have the space to spread out and make or package their products.

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Location: The Nussbaum Center for                   Entrepreneurship

                  1451 S. Elm-Eugene St.

                  Greensboro, NC 27406

Time:  10 AM - 2 PM

* not open to the public

Media Morning happens the morning of EIS 2018. It includes a professional photographer, members of the media, and special invited guests. The entrepreneur hustlers are prepared to display their products and share their entrepreneur journeys.   The professional pictures and media exposure will provide collateral that can be used for websites, social media and marketing materials after the event. 

Costs & How to Apply

There is NO COST TO APPLY.  Applications are accepted until Sunday, September 16, 2018. 

*Due to the hurricane and resulting flooding and power outages in NC, we are extending the deadline to Wednesday, September 19th.

Click HERE to apply.

Once notified of acceptance, the total cost of the program is $65. 

*Price includes attendee registration and vending opportunity at EIS 2018 on October 16, 2018.  

Showroom Details

Engagement & Inclusion Summit 2018

The Showroom will be held during the networking session at EIS 2018.  The Summit is designed to bring together professionals and business owners to understand the needs of entrepreneurs and the appropriate resources to support them. 

Date & Time

Date:  Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Time:  4 PM - 6 PM


The Conference Center at

Guilford Technical Community College

7908 Leabourne Road 

Colfax, NC 27235 

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