September 28, 29, 30, 2018

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ABOUT the SUMMIT

Tbilisi 2nd International Summit of Craft & Design “EthnoFest 2018” is the second international gathering of crafts makers, designers, entrepreneurs, retailers, experts and general public in the South Caucasus region. The Summit offers a unique opportunity to the local and international producers to present market oriented products to the experts and wider audience, get feedback from local and international buyers, how foster international sales, establish new business contacts and find new customers.

The summit aims to:

* Build up the business platform for craft and design products in South Caucasus
* Attract new local and international producers, retail and wholesale buyers
* Build up the brand image of national crafts of participant countries both locally and internationally
* Turn Tbilisi into a meeting point of international crafts community
* Raise the role of crafts in the tourist industry
* Create the new cultural attraction for Tbilisi inhabitants and visitors

The summit agenda includes:

* Craft and Design International Expo
* Public lectures and presentations
* Trainings and workshops and consultations in international market requirements led by the visiting experts
* Series of special networking sessions
* Contests “The Best Booth”

Entrance and all Public events are FREE!

 

Organizers

The Summit is organized by
Georgian Arts and Culture Center (GACC)

with the support of:
Tbilisi City Assembly, Tbilisi City Hall, Reserve Fund of President of Georgia, Ministry of Culture and Sport of Georgia, Georgian National Tourism Administration, Enterprise Georgia, National Agency for preservation of Cultural Heritage of Georgia, Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, U.S. Embassy in Georgia and other local and international organizations and donors.