INSIDE [CRAFT]

An exciting new initiative, Creative Connections instigated by Local Enterprise Offices of Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon has recently resulted in the formation of a regional new craft network for Counties Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon. Under the brand INSIDE [CRAFT] and it will develop an assortment of exciting events and happenings over the coming months, including a website, a craft trail and a series of pop up retail experiences.

 

Craftspeople!

INSIDE [CRAFT]would like to invite you to apply to participate in the 2017 Pop Up Retail Events

The aim of the Pop Up Retail Events is to make craft businesses more visible to the Irish public and tourist visitors during 2017, thus enabling potential customers to access and purchase craft, art and design more easily – ultimately to help you grow your sales and customer base.  

It is planned to host the first pop up retail event on the August Bank Holiday. Up to six venues will be selected throughout the four counties promoting this project – Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon – during 2017. There will be further calls for events during 2017, so even if you think you are not quite ready, or you don’t have work for an August event, please do send a submission form by Friday 23 June so that we know you are interested in participating. Application forms available here: http://creativespark.ie/inside-craft-pop-up-retail-events/

 

Venues!

INSIDE [CRAFT] now seeks applications from competent organisations to ‘host’ these retail experiences. If you are a cultural, creative or tourism venue, we would like to invite you to collaborate with us to bring a fresh new collection of craft, art and design to your existing audiences and to work with us to attract new audiences and potential customers.

A very attractive support package will be available to the host organisation(s) to support all aspects of the event management: stand-alone branded display units, selected craft, art & design products, consignment agreements in place with artists, designers and makers, promotional literature and point of sale merchandising, online and offline PR and marketing campaign. Submit your expression of interest here: http://creativespark.ie/insidecraftpopups/ Deadline Friday 23 June.

 

Craft Trail!

INSIDE [CRAFT] are open for applications to participate in the 2017 Craft /Open Studios Trail and the Pop Up Retail Events, all of which are FREE to participate in. The Craft Trail will be a printed and online resource providing year-round promotion. Its aim is to make creative businesses in the region more visible to the Irish public and tourist visitors, enabling potential customers to access and purchase craft, art and design more easily and ultimately increasing sales for those involved. The Inside [Craft] Trail - Open Studios 2017 publication is now open. Apply via https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/InsideCraftTrail   

 

 

Share: