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Sprout is a shared retail space designed to help 30+ entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Located in the bustling Cermak Plaza, this homegrown project provides “Big Box” opportunities with “Shop Local” support.

This dynamic combination not only cultivates artisans and makers, it creates the ideal shopping experience. In one convenient stop, shoppers can browse an array of artisanal products - everything from home decor and hand-made accessories to seasonal gifts and more!

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SPROUT sprau̇t | : to grow, spring up, or come forth

Helping you grow your business,

cultivate community partnerships,

and see your brand blossom!

WHAT? Cultivating community and growing businesses

Sprout is a one-stop-shop for all your retail needs. Whether you’re looking for unique home decor, stylish accessories, or gorgeous artwork, we’ve got it! Stop by 7129 Cermak Rd, Berwyn, IL to browse the incredible products of 30+ start-up artists, makers, and entrepreneurs. By shopping at Sprout, you are supporting budding businesses and lifting up the local creative community!

In fact, this homegrown project is designed to help pop-up vendors, online makers, and home-based businesses take that next step and test out a physical space. Located in a highly-visible plaza, Sprout provides its vendors with the support needed to succeed: a space, business education, ongoing promotion, and tailored resources.

Along with the Berwyn Shops: A Homegrown Project, Sprout will be a destination that draws new shoppers and new businesses to Berwyn's dynamic commercial corridors!

WHO? Shoppers, partners, and entrepreneurs 

Shoppers

Residents and visitors alike are encouraged to shop the beautiful array of stylish, quality, and unique products at Sprout. 

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Community Partners

Local stakeholders are invited to join us in helping emerging artisans and makers take their businesses to the next level. 

Interested in becoming a Community Partner? Please contact Kendras@berwyn.net 

Entrepreneurs

Pop-up vendors, online makers, and home-based businesses looking to test out a physical are welcome to apply for Sprout. Specifically, 30+ booth spaces are open to retail start-ups, artists, and artisans who sell home decor, clothing, candles, jewelry, artwork, seasonal items, skincare, and more!

 

With the support of the Homegrown Project team, shoppers, and community partners, vendors are given the opportunity to expand their product lines, learn from business experts, and share their passion with the surrounding areas. Sprout is the ideal environment for emerging entrepreneurs to grow their businesses!

Looking to join this creative community? APPLY NOW!

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THANK YOU!
To our Community Partners

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Where? 7129 Cermak Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402 

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Great Location

Located at the intersection of Cermak Rd and Harlem Ave in Berwyn, IL, Sprout is highly visible to both foot and vehicle traffic. With abundant parking and well-loved stores, this bustling plaza is a prime destination for all - shoppers and business owners alike!

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The space you get

Booths are 10’x4’ (or 8’x8’) and equipped with slat walls, tables, and a few display features. With WiFi, security cameras, electricity, and a centralized POS system provided, set-up is easy.

Features:

  • Multiple space sizes

  • Display walls and fixtures

  • Point of Sale system

  • Easy inventory and sales tracking

Simply bring in your products and design your space to match your brand!

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Benefits of the project

With ample experience supporting small businesses and running the Berwyn Shops, the Sprout team brings a high level of professionalism and passion to its vendors.

At Sprout, vendors can expect:

  • Tailored educational opportunities

  • Ongoing print and digital marketing support

  • Centralized POS system and on-site management

  • Increased brand awareness

  • New customers and partners

By sharing space, resources, costs, and networks with other entrepreneurs, Sprout vendors share successes and build community!

How? Become a vendor in 3 easy steps.

1

Apply

Using the link below, share the passion behind your business and the products you’d like to sell at Sprout. In the application, don’t forget to select your ideal booth size and submit product photos.

2

Get Required Documents

Once approved, you will be asked to: sign a license agreement, obtain a Berwyn business license, and submit a photo ID. But don’t worry - we’re here to help you through the entire process!

3

Design Your Space

Stock up on products and design your displays to show your creativity! With your booth set up, your brand is ready to blossom in Sprout!

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