Small Enterprise has teamed up with Sage to supply what you are promoting the possibility to open its personal pop-up store in Edinburgh in its glittering St James Quarter.
Three successful small companies will share the Edinburgh pop-up store within the St James Quarter retail vacation spot, the place you may be promoting alongside John Lewis and luxurious manufacturers together with House NK, Lodge Chocolat and L’Occitane.
It couldn’t be a greater showcase for what you are promoting within the run-up to Christmas – and it’s utterly free to enter.
Three fortunate companies will share our Small Enterprise x Sage pop-up store from Wednesday, 29th November to Saturday, 2nd December.
It’s a great option to take a look at your product, discover new clients or get suggestions in your service.
4 causes to enter
Develop your model
Winners will get high-profile consciousness by way of footfall by the busy St James Quarter in the course of the run-up to Christmas, plus you’ll safe useful press protection.
Showcase what you are promoting
Invite buyers, friends or prospects to showcase what you are promoting. The store additionally has an occasions house the place we’ll run occasions in the course of the pop-up.
Roadtest your services or products
A singular alternative to promote or demo your services or products to potential clients at scale and garner invaluable face-to-face suggestions from customers.
Create leads for what you are promoting
Get a pipeline of high-intent leads for what you are promoting that you would be able to comply with up with past the store.
What you might win
4 days takeover of a pop-up store in St James Quarter, Edinburgh
- Assist with arrange
- Video interview and editorial protection post-event
- £250 price range to spend on inventory, advertising and promotion
- Sage Accounting 6 months free trial
- Promotion throughout Small Enterprise together with electronic mail newsletters and social media posts
What earlier winners say
Final June, Small Enterprise and Sage teamed as much as give three successful companies the possibility to run their very own pop-up store in central London’s busy Oxford Avenue.
Vegan brownie firm Cake Or Die, on-line bookstore LoveReading and child gear rental service Baboodle had been chosen out of dozens/tons of of entries to share the pop-up.
The response from winners was massively optimistic, particularly concerning the platform it gave their manufacturers.
Deborah Maclaren of LoveReading mentioned: “The help we’ve had from Sage and Small Enterprise has been good. It’s simply been a seamless, good expertise.”
Katie Hanton-Parr of Baboodle added: “All of the help round it has been good as properly – all of the workshops, it’s a little bit of a gamechanger. You gained’t even realise for a bit how essential it’s been … it’s a trickle-down impact.”
Find out how to enter our Sage pop-up store competitors
Simply fill within the on-line competitors entry type right here.
Entries shut at midnight on eighth October 2023.
The winner might be introduced on Monday twenty third October.
The successful companies will take over the house from Tuesday twenty eighth November to Saturday 2nd December (with the store open for buying and selling Wednesday to Saturday).
The competitors is open to all UK companies who’ve been buying and selling for lower than 5 years (as much as and together with twenty eighth November 2023) and is totally free to enter.
Who’re our Sage pop-up store judges?
World VP of built-in campaigns for Sage
Oliver Clarke joined Sage in January 2022 as the worldwide VP of built-in campaigns. He’s answerable for driving the technique and artistic for all Sage’s campaigns globally, with the ambition to make Sage an iconic model in its class. Olly has a wealth of expertise in advertising and promoting, creating transformation and award-winning campaigns for a few of the world’s largest manufacturers, working with corporations akin to Unilever, ABInBev and Mars.
Founder and director of Cake or Demise
Katie Cross had a profession in fundraising and improvement for a variety of charities earlier than quitting in January 2019 to pursue her dream of being a enterprise proprietor. Cake or Death began as a wholesale vegan cake firm in early 2019. After the unimaginable response to Cake or Demise’s brownies at a vegan market in London, Katie centered her power on the key recipe and developed a number of new flavours. As soon as the pandemic hit, Katie pivoted the enterprise from wholesale to Cake or Demise’s ingenious shopper letterbox brownie containers. The bakery moved from East London to Exeter in Summer season 2021, the place it now homes a store entrance and continues to ship bakes throughout the nation.
Managing director of LoveReading
Deborah Maclaren is the managing director of LoveReading and LoveReading4Kids and she or he has been steering the ship since 2018. Her involvement within the LoveReading portfolio brings collectively her media background, ardour for books, her love of literacy, advertising information and her business acumen and has led the LoveReading model into a brand new world, stuffed with brilliantly bookish content material and the launch of an internet bookstore with social goal. LoveReading was one of many winners of the Sage x Small Enterprise inaugual competitors in June, which enabled them to have their very first bodily presence as a bookstore.
Vp of UKI efficiency advertising for Sage
Kirsty Waller is answerable for gaining perception and understanding of the ever-changing enterprise surroundings for SMEs and supporting over a million Sage UK clients to scale and develop their companies.