Two business fairs in San José this weekend will be dedicated specifically to showcasing the products of female entrepreneurs.
One will be in Parque Central and the other will be in the Antigua Aduana. Both fairs will be free and open to the public.
The Ministerio de Economía, Industría y Comercio will host the fifth annual Feria Nacional de Mujeres Empresarias in addition to the other business fair it is holding in Limón this weekend.
The ministry’s fair will have booths for nearly 150 woman-led businesses at Antigua Aduana on Calle 23 in east San José. According to a ministry press release, these products will come from businesses from all across the country and include everything from clothes to food products.
Also hosting this fair is the Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres, the Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje and the Consejo Nacional de Cooperativas.
Women with booths at the fair will also be offered classes workshops and lectures to help them improve their businesses.
The Antigua Aduana will be open for this fair from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, tomorrow and Sunday.
Additionally, San José’s municipal government will hold its third annual Christmas fair, Mujeres Emprendedoras que quieren salir adelante, this weekend in Parque Central. The title means “businesswomen who want to get ahead.”
This fair is organized by the municipality’s Oficina de la Mujer and the Comisión Permanente de la Condición de la Mujer with sponsorship from Banco Popular, said a press release.
The release said that businesses will offer product samples and organizers have planned various recreational activities for people who come to the fair. This fair will run from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. today and tomorrow.