#MadeBySFU


“The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship presents #MadeBySFU, in partnership with the SFU Spirit Shop, an annual competition celebrating product entrepreneurs from Simon Fraser University” 

Join us at the Marketplace on Thursday, Oct 13, 2022!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm PDT
Mezzanine, SFU Surrey Campus


ABOUT THE #MADEBYSFU COMPETITION

Join us at the Marketplace on Oct 13, 2022.

#MadeBySFU is a maker’s competition. This product-based competition is brought to you by the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship as a way to celebrate and highlight our do-er, creator, and DIY-er entrepreneurs. Designed for small businesses alike, the #MadeBySFU competition comes to a head at the marketplace on October 13, 2022, at the SFU Surrey Campus Mezzanine where competitors showcase to win prizes such as purchase orders from SFU’s very own Spirit Shop.

Want to participate in the competition as a Vendor or have other inquiries about the #MadeBySFU competition? Contact Krysta Pallone Helm at eec_changinsitute@sfu.ca.

INFORMATION SESSION

Join this information session to learn all about our annual competition celebrating product entrepreneurs from Simon Fraser University. This includes how to fill out your application, the competition structure, and even tips on how to stand out at the marketplace!

We will discuss practical matters such as key dates, eligibility, and how the marketplace works.

ABOUT THE #MADEBYSFU MARKETPLACE

The #MadeBySFU marketplace is the grand finale where #MadeBySFU competitors use everything they’ve learned throughout the competition to display their products in the best light.

The marketplace takes place from 10 AM to 2 PM on October 13 at the SFU Surrey Mezzanine. Attendees are free to stop by anytime during these hours. Winners of the competition are announced at the end, so be sure to swing by!

Find unique items and get your holiday shopping done early at the #MadeBySFU marketplace. 

*Some vendors may be cash-only. Check with the vendors first to see if they accept Visa/Debit transactions. 

RSVP to the Marketplace

WORKSHOPS

Selling to your Customer: Wholesale vs Retail

In this workshop, you will learn from Peter Lisiecki, SFU Spirit Shop Supervisor about the difference between wholesale vs. retail and how to choose the right option for your product. This is a great opportunity to learn how to develop and optimize your products for #MadeBySFU and beyond.

If you are a competitor in this year’s #MadeBySFU competition, we highly recommend attending.

Haven’t entered the competition? You are still welcome to join and learn from an industry expert!

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM PDT

Location: SFU Spirit Shop, MBC 2100

8888 University Drive West, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Developing an Ecommerce Presence

This workshop features Alia Sunderji, founder of Luv The Grub and Ideen Rismani, founder of Sky Bear Consulting. They will be discussing the main factors to consider when developing an e-commerce platform. Additionally, you will learn how to develop and optimize your products for #MadeBySFU and beyond.

If you are a competitor in this year’s #MadeBySFU competition, we highly recommend attending.

Haven’t entered the competition? You are still welcome to join and learn from the industry experts!

Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM PDT

Location: Online (Zoom link will be sent out upon registration)

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