Our Maker2Market™ holiday program is for young people (aged 10-17) who are creative, love making things, have probably been tinkering for a while and have the aspiration to start their own business.

This business taster program builds life skills and develops crucial 21st-century skills and entrepreneurial mindset through a real-world, intensive business life cycle experience.

Over three days participants explore their passion, create a business and test the value of their products and inventions with real customers.

Learning, developing and executing of a range of skills:

  • Problem-solving and key business concepts
  • Identify an ideal customer
  • Steps to take a product to market including prototyping and creating a product from scratch
  • Logo creation using online software
  • Pitching, critique, and market research skills 
  • Creating up to 20 products to take to market day through an intensive Maker session.
  • Developing a product costing and honing financial literacy skills
  • Developing merchandising and customer sales skills
  • Participating in a real market day experience to test products with real customers at Old Bus Depot Markets (Cbr) or Eumundi Square (Sunshine Coast, QLD).

Cost of three-day program: $220 ( inc GST)

+ BYO your own materials or choose a materials package when completing the enrolment form so your young person has materials when developing their prototype and desired products/product range for market day.

Participants receive upon completion of the Maker2Market Taster program:

  • Invitation to join the M2M Pick your path program to attend market and maker days throughout for 12 months at a reduced rate so you can continue to test skills and products.

For more information, contact: Charuni Weerasooriya on 0416094172 or email:

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Maker2Market Program

QLD: Eumundi Square Markets

CANBERRA: Old Bus Depot Markets


  • "My son has continued in leaps and bounds since the program. It's been really rewarding watching the creativity, innovation and confidence build and build in him."
  • "Excellent hands-on experience, guided structure, great exposure to business concepts"
  • "After making over $290, my daughter is self-funding her hobby business and bubbling with new ideas to try next time."
  • "My daughter loved this program! I highly recommend it for kids who are innovative and interested in making money"
  • "Love, love, love! There'll be a generation of kids who're destined for success because of this program! Our daughter was so inspired by your course!"
  • I was blown away with how much was learned n three days, the kids learned so much and had so much fun - edii’s way of learning really works
  • "My kids really enjoyed the Maker2Market program. They had fun, made some new friends and are already talking about doing it again next holidays."
  • "My son has always loved tinkering, this course was perfect for him and taught him some valuable lessons in testing his products and marketing."
  • "Our daughter was so inspired by your course!"
  • "Learning by doing suited how my son learns best -thanks for a great program!"
  • "Thank you so much, my daughter never thought she could make money from something she loves doing and here she is now doing it!"