Tbilisi 1st International Summit of Craft & Design

Friday, 23.09.2016 – Sunday, 25.09.2016


The official opening - Expo Georgia, pavilion # 5 on Friday, September 23, 12:00. The public will be welcomed by high level authorities, organizers, partners and donor organizations.

The summit will offer a vibrant networking atmosphere by bringing together up to 150 Georgian, Armenian, Azerbaijani and Turkish crafts makers, designers, and entrepreneurs to exhibit their works and meet crafts experts and buyers.

Summit will combine: the Expo of handmade crafts and design products with export potential; Capacity Building Workshops led by International experts in product development, buyers requirements and International market access; Public Lectures and Public Presentations; Networking and B2B meetings. The Expo catalogue will be published.

The Summit is organized by the Georgian Arts and Culture Center in frames of European Union Investing in People program’s GACC ongoing project “Crafts Platform in Action Enhancing Sector's Economic Capacity for Georgia”.

The project is funded by The European Union and co funded by the Swiss Cooperation office for the South Caucasus.

Location: Expo Georgia’s pavilions #4, 5, 6 (118, Tsereteli Ave., Tbilisi)