UMzimkhulu Youth in Business

NEWS ROOM:

Flea Market News Report

UMZIMKHULU TOURISM FESTIVAL

1. BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The LED unit in consultation with the SMME’s resolved in conducting awareness programs at the SMME facility . These awareness’s will be done on monthly basis in a form of flea market in every first weekend of the month.

2. OBJECTIVES
• To market SMME facility as a business area
• To create business opportunities
• To promote local business
• To encourage youth and women to participation in local economic development
3. Progress status : The Flea market and fashion show took place on the 08th of December 2023 as per arranged and it was very successful based to its attendance and enthusiastic.
There were more than 20 exhibitors, which included the following categories: craft, fine & visual art, fresh produce, weaving and carpentry. On the side of fashion designers, about 18 of them showed up accompanied by their models. Their display/ parading tent was full to capacity and many of the spectators did place some orders as expected.