MADE is a hybrid program presented by the OCIE SBDC, aimed at assisting start-up product-based businesses with entering the marketplace to validate their concepts. Participants will learn core concepts to create a successful business.

Over a six-week period, vendors learn about planning, marketing, financing, and how to make their business dreams a reality. This quick-paced program will accelerate your concept in just a few short weeks and give you the ability to be prepared and ready to launch, expand and operate your business at a marketplace.

FOR FOOD VENDORS PLEASE READ: Please note that onsite food preparation including hot or cold food with service to customers and/or sampling of food will NOT be allowed through this program.



Schedule: October 05 – November 09, 2023

Session 1: Online

  • Thursday, October 05, 2023 I 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Session 2: Online

  • Thursday, October 12, 2023 I 1PM- 2:30 PM

Session 3: Online

  • Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Session 4: In-person (Dreamer’s Market- Old Town Tustin)*

  • Saturday, October 21, 2023 I 10 AM – 12 PM

Session 5: Online

  • Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Session 6: Online

  • Thursday, November 02, 2023 | 1 PM – 2:30 PM

Session 7: In-person (Clifton C. Miller Community Center)**- Graduation Event

  • Thursday, November 09, 2023 I 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM (4:00 PM set-up, event starts at 5:30 PM)


Please note the different times & locations

*Dreamer’s Market- Old Town Tustin: 610 El Camino Real, El Camino Plaza, Tustin, CA 92780

**Clifton C. Miller Community Center: 300 Centennial Way, Tustin, CA 92780


Attendance is mandatory at ALL sessions, please make note of the full schedule and that classes will be both online AND in-person.


Oct 05 2023


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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