We are passionate about the future of retail placemaking. Free Space+ is a competition supporting budding businesses and those ready for the next step. We are looking for businesses that are small, hungry and ultimately, have potential for longevity. Are you up for it?

Entries have now closed.

Successful applicants will be asked for a phone interview in early January.
All applicants will hear back either way if they have made it to this stage.

Good luck!

 

What's the deal?

10 Revo member landlords and partners are giving £350,000 worth of cost-free pop up space and business support to 10 winners for up to 3 months in the first half of 2018!

But businesses need more than just space... so we have a huge support package for winning entries!

  • Business advice and support from the British Independent Retailers Association

  • Pop up kiosk and design time with The Yard Creative

  • Mentoring with retail and industry experts

 

What do you need to do?

There are no entry requirements other than you must have the legal right to live and work in the UK or Ireland and you must be over the age of 18.

To enter, click the Enter Now button and you will be directed to the Applicant Toolkit.

Have a read of all the information available and then take your pick of which region and retail place you desire, and press 'Apply Now' on the top right corner of any region page.

Fill out your details and answer the questions, and your submission will be on it's way to us for judging!

 

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Our members have offered up thriving retail places all over the country.
Over 100 sites available to you!

Some big, with lots of people visiting and hugely competitive environments for all retailers, and some are smaller, more community focused.

For placement of winners, it is up to the discretion of the judging panel/landlords which centres will host you. However, we will work closely to give you as close to your choice of retail place as possible.

  

Entry questions - have a think!

These questions are in our application form, but here's your chance to prepare!

  • Pick your preferred retail place and tell us why it's perfect for you.

  • A video showing us you and your business.
    We want to experience what your customers will on a daily basis! Show us your goods, your environment, your staff, you! Upload this to a video hosting site such as YouTube or Vimeo and copy and paste the link into the application form.

  • Tell us about your brand, marketing and online presence. (max 500 words)

  • Tell us about your operations and supply chain. (max 500 words)

  • Tell us about the commercial viability of your business. (max 500 words)

  • Explain your plans to grow and achieve longevity for your business. (max 500 words)

 

Please read our Terms & Conditions before entering.

 

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Got a question?
freespace@revocommunity.org