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Making the Most of Design Markets

  • Firecracker Events 87-88 South Crescent Northcote, VIC, 3070 Australia (map)

Making the Most of Design Markets
An interactive seminar presented by Angela D'Alton and Renée Baker of D'Alton Baker Productions

Guest appearance from Kit Palaskas, craft-based designer and author.

An opportunity for independent makers, designers and artists to learn, connect and be inspired while enjoying one of Firecracker Event's famous grazing platters with bar service.

The seminar will be presented using a variety of educational methods, video segments, panel discussions and Q&A.

What is it about?
Topics covered during the evening will include:
Why participate in design markets? Which markets are best for me? 

Optimising your applications - product photography and how to best tell your unique story

Before the market - stall design, product development and stock creation, packaging and presentation, social media momentum, interstate travel and packing for efficiency

During the market - stall visual merchandising, pricing strategy, customer service, gathering feedback, point of sale systems, wholesale considerations, market etiquette and the community, capturing content

After the market - following up enquiries from customers and stockists, updating inventory, post-market online sales, newsletter strategies and post-event social media, using captured content, reviewing and evaluating your systems for next market/ application

Tickets are $59 each, available via, includes catering.

Start time is 6pm for a 6.30 start, 8.30pm finish.

Event is catered by Firecracker Event and will feature a grazing table and bar service with selected wines and local craft beer.

Firecracker Event
87-88 South Crescent
3 mins walk from Dennis Station, and 1 minute walk from the 250, 251 Bus stop

Other information:
Attendees will receive a special offer from DBP on the night.

Bring a pen and notepad or laptop/tablet, a camera and your curiosity!

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image credit: Maja Baska

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