The call for the second edition of the Art and Entrepreneurship Day “EMPREND’ART”, organized by the Institute for Research and Promotion of Crafts in the State of Mexico (IIFAEM) and the company Social Lab Disruptive, will be open until November 6.
“It is an event of entrepreneurship and social innovation, which this year will be held digitally to bring together different profiles nationwide, to capture, develop and validate ideas to business projects that are focused on promoting the generation of value to artisans and producers,” reads the rules.
On November 9, the 20 best ideas will be announced so that their authors can join the Digital Entrepreneur Camp that will take place via streaming on November 12 and 13.
Those involved will be guided for two days by specialists in fashion, art, design, crafts and business intelligence, who will support them to structure their proposal thanks to an accompaniment and mentoring program for the establishment of their businesses.
At the end there will be 5 winners who will be awarded with money: the first place will receive 10 thousand pesos, the second will receive 5 thousand, the third will receive 3 thousand, the fourth will receive 1,500 and the fifth 800 pesos.
This contest is aimed at students, entrepreneurs and small producers in areas focused on developing business ideas. The project must have a direct or indirect impact on the value chain of Mexican artisans and producers.
According to the call for proposals, the objective of the event is to promote an entrepreneurial culture with a social impact and for small producers to gain access to larger markets. They also hope to articulate the needs of artisans at the national level.
“To increase the administrative, production and innovation capacity of small producers and entrepreneurs”.
Those interested may apply individually or collectively in any of the three categories: Textile, Interior Design and Jewelry, the presentation of their work must have a maximum length of 2 pages.