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Expand Your Business Through Pop-Up MKE!

Pop-Up retail shops are a great way to build your business and test your products. Apply today for a low overhead, low risk way to generate buzz for your business. 

Benefits for Selected Business Owners:

  • Partner with local Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) to cross promote your business, and build relationships within one of three of Milwaukee’s historic commercial corridors.
  • Take advantage of a short-term, flexible commitment to test your business product or to advance your business in a physical space. Selected businesses will activate a Pop-up shop for up to 1 month. 
  • Access to a turn-key retail space.
  • Receive a mini grant that can be used for business start-up expenses. A few examples would include:​  Inventory​, business insurance​, retail display furniture and merchandise​, signage​, Point of Sale System​, digital and printed marketing materials 
  • Gain business support and technical assistance throughout the Pop-Up MKE initiative that includes an assessment, business education workshops, access to an online business support portal, in-person coaching and access to resources to advance your business.

Please note the chosen applicant will need to pay a $100.00 program fee before moving into the Pop-Up MKE space.