What in the world is a YEP?
YEP – the Page County Young Entrepreneur Program is an exciting new initiative to educate, inspire, and assist young entrepreneurs with the tools and skills necessary to turn passions into profits!
YEP is open to Page County residents between the ages of 16-25.
YEP is a partnership between Hawksbill Trading Company, The Small Business Development Center, Page County Public Schools, Lord Fairfax Community College, Members of the local business community, and YOU!
Over the next 4 months, we’ll work together to help you develop your ideas for a product and service into a viable business.
You’ll meet with local business leaders, small business owners, and other valuable resource providers for instruction and inspiration. You’ll be introduced to professionals in accounting, marketing, business law, product development, and more to equip you with all the information necessary for a successful business launch in Page County.
7 winners will receive one year of free retail space at Hawksbill Trading Company to sell their products and services, and receive continued mentorship and assistance