Starting to sell Wholesale

Starting to sell Wholesale

Oct 20 '15 7:00pm - Oct 20 '15 9:00pm @ London
Starting to wholesale
A practical & inspiring evening workshop for creative soletraders, freelancers and business owners. Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, will help you with expert tips on selling to retailers, shops and galleries. 

In this 90min workshop Patricia will talk about:

Trade buyers, who are they?
Is wholesale for me?
The 5 big issues with wholesale that you need to know about before starting to sell wholesale
What retailers want to know from you, and what retailers want you to know.
How to identify and approach potential retailers (in a professional but creative way!)
A word about doing trade shows
Top tips to sell to ‘the big boys’


This workshop is for both new and more established creative businesses. There will be plenty of time to network with others and to ask your own questions. You will leave this session with your very own business plan.
 
About Patricia van den Akker
Patricia is the Director of The Design Trust, an online business sc...
Starting to wholesale
A practical & inspiring evening workshop for creative soletraders, freelancers and business owners. Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, will help you with expert tips on selling to retailers, shops and galleries. 

In this 90min workshop Patricia will talk about:

Trade buyers, who are they?
Is wholesale for me?
The 5 big issues with wholesale that you need to know about before starting to sell wholesale
What retailers want to know from you, and what retailers want you to know.
How to identify and approach potential retailers (in a professional but creative way!)
A word about doing trade shows
Top tips to sell to ‘the big boys’


This workshop is for both new and more established creative businesses. There will be plenty of time to network with others and to ask your own questions. You will leave this session with your very own business plan.
 
About Patricia van den Akker
Patricia is the Director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designers and makers. She has worked with 100s of creative businesses as an adviser, coach, trainer and mentor for more than 10 years. She regularly talks and writes about business issues for creative business owners, and works for a wide variety of creative organisations such as Space Studios, the British Library, the School for Creative Startups and many more. She has written 100s of blog posts, and writes a regular business column ‘The Design Doctor’ for Crafts Magazine. 
 
About Enterprise Nation @ Somerset House
Enterprise Nation at Somerset House provides a national base for small business support projects including tailored training and in-depth research. The space is the vision of Enterprise Nation's founder Emma Jones MBE, and is part of a bid to transform the small business advice landscape while driving forward the British entrepreneurial economy.

 
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