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Posted on: September 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Have a business idea? Attend the CRAB Fair on Nov. 16


In celebration of National Entrepreneurs day, every Humboldt County resident with a business idea is invited to the C.R.A.B. (Community Resource and Access for Businesses) Fair on Nov. 16 at the Eureka Library! The event is free and open to the public.

Event Details

Date: Nov. 16, from 11 am to 4 pm at the Humboldt County Library – 1313 3rd St., Eureka


  • Workshops on starting and growing a business
  • Panel discussions with local business owners and experts
  • Exhibitor booths from a wide variety of local businesses as well as organizations specializing in financial management, employment law, marketing, and more!
  • The 'Crab Trap' business pitch competition, including support and mentorship from the North Coast Small Business Development Center

“Every successful business started with an idea” said Scott Adair, Humboldt County Economic Development Director. “Entrepreneurship is key in improving standards of living and fostering a strong sense of community. Our primary goal with the C.R.A.B. Fair is to provide a fun and risk-free educational opportunity for community members to learn about starting and growing a business.”

This event is hosted by Humboldt County Economic Development Division, Humboldt County Library, The Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce, and North Coast Small Business Development Center.


For up-to-date event information please visit us on Facebook

If you are interested in participating in the event or volunteering as a workshop host or exhibitor, please reach out to Ryan Heitz by email or by phone 707-476-4804.



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