New community organization pitch: ICT Downtown Market
The founder of a nonprofit community show kitchen and the owners of a fitness training and diet business pitched their visions at Wednesday’s 1 Million Cups ICT event.
1 Million Cups ICT is a weekly gathering designed to aid entrepreneurs by making contacts in the community and gaining awareness. It meets from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Next week’s event will be at Wichita State University’s Old Town offices, 238 N. Mead.
Here are the latest presenters:
ICT Downtown Market
Founder: Mikel Bowyer
Pitch: Bowyer, general manager of the Public at the Brickyard restaurant, is trying to organize a center downtown where local food can be prepared by local chefs, as well as a place for artisans and families to come.
Status: It has been planned for seven years, but he hopes to open a smaller version in a couple months.
Need: Donations and interest from the public.
Owners: Kalene Smith and Shannon Dykman
Pitch: They have created a personal training and nutrition business.
Status: The company is 4 years old.
Need: More customers
The next 1 Million Cups ICT will feature Quickdraw Studios and Nitro Joe’s.