National Youth Market

Working in partnership with Manchester Markets, the National Youth Market will be held on King Street in Manchester on 2 and 3 September 2016.

Over 30 young traders from all over the UK will be flashing their goods and touting their wares for the good folk of Manchester.

One young business owner will be awarded £500 and crowned National Young Trader of the Year.

Two runners up will recieve £200 each and a Highly Commended award. All three will win one year's free NMTF membership.

King Street in Manchester has resurged as a premium shopping street with impressive footfall.

Trading starts at 10am and finishes at 5pm. Follow the run-up to the event on Twitter using the hashtag #NYM16 - see you there!

Do you have any questions about the National Youth Market? Contact our projects team on 01226 749 021 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .





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Got a great product to sell? Test out your idea by trading on your local market!

With low pitch or stall fees, flexible letting options, and great locations in towns and cities -  markets make perfect platforms to launch and grow a small business.

All markets are different, they reflect the communities they serve. Looking into which market would be best for your business is really important.

Use our national database to search for markets all over the UK and contact the market manager to see what opportunities are available for you.

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