ByHand Consulting has been working hard to bring new artisan companies to Artisan Resource and we are proud to announce that this show will feature more than 100 companies from 25 countries this August and is moving to Pier 94! Come visit ByHand at Artisan Resource, Sunday -Tuesday, August 18-20 from 10-8pm (5pm close on Tuesday).
In addition to connecting you to new artisan companies, we are excited to announce a few other opportunities during Artisan Resource. ByHand Consulting is a founding member of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, a membership based initiative launched by the US State Department to expand market opportunities in the artisan sector. With the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, we are pleased to promote:
- Artisan Resource Opening Reception, Sunday, August 18th, 6-8pm (at Pier 94) -- Please join us for a reception to honor Clare Brett Smith, the Board President of HAND/EYE Fund, and President Emerita of Aid to Artisans. She will be receiving the first-ever Alliance Artisan Hero Award in recognition of her leadership and commitment to the artisan sector.
- NY Now Seminar: Growing the Market for Artisan & Global Handmade Products, Tuesday, August 20th, 12-1pm (Javits Center, 1C04) -- This panel discussion will be facilitated by Peggy Clark of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise and Keith Recker, founder and editor of HAND/EYE Magazine. Representatives from Indego Africa, West Elm, Mercado Global, and Walmart will join the panel to explore what makes global artisanal products resonate with an expanding diversity of consumers and retailers, and how to address challenges to growing these markets. Tickets $20 advance; $25 on-site.
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