The Design Caribbean Pop-Up Shop – London 2016 project is a Caribbean Export Development Agency initiative for firms in the gift and craft sector in CARIFORUM Member States to gain access to the UK and European Union markets by participating in a retail pop-up stand under the Design Caribbean banner.
The Caribbean gift and craft sector is an important sector for social and economic development in the Caribbean. The sector has proven to generate jobs both urban and rural communities by producing items like furniture, souvenirs, clothing, soaps and oils, among many other products.
The Pop Up Shop will be hosted at a location to be determined in Central London for the period November 24th – 28th 2016. Under the banner of the Design Caribbean platform, Caribbean Export Development Agency will offer grant funding to CARIFORUM firms to exhibit and sell their products as part of a Pop-Up Shop in Central London.
Deadline for submission is October 17th 2016 @ 4:30 p.m. (GMT-4). Guidelines for the Design Caribbean Pop-Up Grant Facility can be found here. For more information on how to submit your application please click here.