One thing you must do today!

Picture by Gladstone Regional Council

Today Gladstone aligns thinking with famous cities like London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Brisbane bringing Pop-Up’s to the CBD.

3pm marks the start of a fantastic new concept that has been driven by Gladstone Regional Council to encourage and assist microbusiness thrive in the region.

Pop-up Enterprises are part of Council’s Connect, Innovate and Create pilot program supporting microbusinesses in the Gladstone Region and run by council’s strategic community inclusion officer Luis Arroyo.

Mr Arroyo has been working for two years to bring pop-up shops to Gladstone and he has secured time, space and money to trial a pilot program which will be seen today and into the future.

The words ‘opportunity’ and ‘business’ together make for an exciting community outcome for those selected to participate in boosting the entrepreneur culture in Gladstone.

Support the Pop-up Enterprises operating at Gladstone Library Square on May 12, 13 and 14 from 3pm to 8pm by going and having a look and talking 13151871_1002228626533556_4659004828442919685_nto the stall owners about their projects and prospects.  Pop-up Enterprises will offer products and services ranging from children’s clothes to homewares, kitchenwares, accessories and apparel, natural health alternatives, artwork, event management/public relations and a service connecting people with jobs in the construction and mining industry.

One of the stallholders will be KType Creative’s Kelli Jackson who will feature her event management, public relations and artwork products and services.

13173889_1002730033150082_8707982759361143916_niCompLii, a company linking job seekers to employment opportunities, will join Pop-up Enterprises in the Gladstone CBD tomorrow from 3pm to 8pm. It’s the software solution making waves in the mining and resources industry all over Australia for its superior recruitment and compliance management. iCompLii is coming to Gladstone and is eager to help connect workers and job seekers to employers for the purpose of recruitment, record management and compliance

Picture from GRC FB page
Picture from GRC FB page


Another featured microbusinesses operating this week is Everything4U2? A local business that has an online shop and now a pop up shop with hundreds of interesting and unique products.