Local Entrepreneurs Showcasing Products at South Side Innovation Center’s Holiday Market
The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) is hosting its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 1-5 p.m. at the center, 2610 S. Salina St. in downtown Syracuse. Local businesses and community members are invited to sample new and unique food and retail products created by SSIC clients and tenants.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for the Syracuse community to support local businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs who want to bring their unique products to the Central New York area,” says El-Java Abdul-Qadir, director of the South Side Innovation Center. “Clients will have the opportunity to provide samples of their food products, promote and sell their hand-made crafts, and showcase their name and brand. We are encouraging local business owners and those seeking fresh new product ideas to visit the SSIC and learn about our programs, clients and support our mission of local vitality.”
The SSIC is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Whitman School of Management. The center’s mission is to increase the vitality of the local and area economy by recruiting, nurturing and training a diverse group of emerging and mature businesses, providing them with business incubation, development, education, market access and credit assistance, using highly skilled, trained professional counselors.