2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is soliciting
participation from area small businesses and young entrepreneurs for a Holiday
Marketplace scheduled for Saturday, December 10. The event will be held from
noon to 4 p.m. in the HCCC Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street in
Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation
Center. Admission for the general public will be free.
College’s Division of Non-Traditional Programs has allocated spaces for 55
local businesses, which will take place on two floors of the Culinary
Conference Center; a special section will be designated for Young Entrepreneurs,
ages 9 to 15. Attendees will be treated to complimentary hot apple cider or
cocoa and live music. There will be a Cultural Corner with information about
holidays and customs celebrated by the diverse population of Hudson County.
College will publicize the event via press releases, newspaper and online ads,
email blasts, local blogs, and social media.
with the best holiday-themed table will win a table for 10 at the College’s
popular Culinary Café.
The cost for participating, which
includes a 6-foot table, two chairs and a free parking pass, is $75 for
vendors, $10 for young entrepreneurs and $60 for businesses who are members of
the following organizations: Hudson County Chamber
of Commerce, Hoboken Chamber of Commerce, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce of NJ, African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ, Meadowlands Chamber
of Commerce and Hudson County Office of Minority & Women’s Business
Enterprises. Spaces may be reserved at
. Additional information and
arrangements for payment may be made by emailing
or phoning (201) 360-4262.