Side Hustle Expo

Do you have a Side Hustle? Are you thinking of starting a Side Hustle? Participate in the SIDE HUSTLE EXPO - February 8th and you could win:

Grand Prize: A DIGITAL MARKETING PACKAGE

Two Runners-up Prize: $100 Wolf Bucks each

People's Choice Prize: $75 Wolf Bucks

This is your chance to showcase your service or product to new customers and compete to win a Digital Marketing Package that will help you reach even more potential customers!   

Whether you make jewelry, bake muffins, produce videos or recordings; are a dog-walker, play gigs, take photos or pursue any other venture to earn extra cash, this is your golden opportunity.

Want to be a part of the showcase?  Sign up here.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • Application Deadline: Friiday, March 25, 2022 (Sign up here)
  • Presentation Training: Tuesday, March 29, 2022; 12:30-1:30
  • Expo: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
  • Location: Danna Center

 

DAY OF TIMING

  • 10:00-11:00 Displays dropped off for set up
  • 11-12:30 Side Hustle Judging
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Open to Public
  • 12:45-1:00pm Keynote Speaker: Robert LeBlanc, Successful New Orleans Restaurateur and Hotelier; and Loyola Alumni and Board Trustee, "Lessons learned as an entrepreneur"
  • 1:00-1:15 Awards Ceremony
  • Questions:  innovate@loyno.edu

REQUIRED:

1. SIGN UP

2. Get a Science Board (remember from High School?) 

3. Add the following to your board: (your board should be able to tell the judges everything they need to know about your side hustle)

  • Lots of pictures
  • Your business name if you have one
  • Your name
  • Your university affiliation: ie Student (graduation year), Alumni, Staff
  • A description of what service or product you offer
  • How much have you sold so far (dollars or volume)?
  • A description of your customer (s) 
  • Your goals for the next 12 months
  • What kinds of support you need to achieve your goals
  • Have business cards and/or a QR Code so people can find you after the Expo
  • No sales will take place directly during the Expo.  If you have anything you want to sell, bring examples and take orders. 

4. Show up to speak with all the attendees and collect customer information