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Made in NYC Week 2024: A Recap

Posted on May 22, 2024 / Made in NYC News
Made in NYC Week 2024 has concluded, marking another successful celebration of the city’s vibrant local manufacturing and artisan community. This year’s extravaganza ran from May 10 - 18 and featured an exciting array of events, including the first Taste of Made in NYC, factory tours, retail shops, and pop-up markets scattered throughout the city. The turnout was impressive, with over 150 Made in NYC members participating in 11 retail market events and four pop-up markets, and nearly 400 attendees at the Taste of Made in NYC.

The first-ever Taste of Made in NYC was held on May 18th at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard, drawing nearly 400 attendees. The event showcased a delectable array of local culinary delights under beautiful weather, offering a true taste of New York City’s finest artisans and food vendors. The enthusiastic participation of exhibitors, volunteers, vendors, and guests made the event an unforgettable highlight of the week.

The event was graced by speeches from the following supporters and partners of our work:
* Kim Robinson, MC | Founder of 3pts co
* Sue Rock, Made in NYC member | Owner of Sue Rock Originals
* Frances Bronet | President of Pratt Institute
* Alexa Kasdan | Executive Director of Pratt Center for Community Development

The success of Made in NYC Week 2024 was made possible by the support and collaboration of numerous partners who helped showcase the diverse talents and industries thriving in New York City.
  • Fine and Raw
  • Kato Sake Works
  • Powerhouse Arts
  • Wild East Brewing
  • Workspace11
  • Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Corporation
  • Evergreen Exchange

These tours provided attendees with an insider’s look at the innovative processes behind some of NYC’s finest products.

  • Flatbush Food Co-op
  • Fulton Stall Market
  • Gone to the Dogs
  • IC Store by WantedDesign
  • NiLu
  • The Brass Owl
  • The Canvas NYC
  • The WonderMart
  • UrbanGlass

The retail partners helped bring local craftsmanship directly to consumers, reinforcing the importance of supporting small businesses year-round.

  • FAD Market
  • Grand Bazaar NYC
  • Hester Street Fair
  • The Makers Show

These dynamic pop-up markets offered a platform for local makers to connect with the community and showcase their unique creations.

As we reflect on this year’s achievements, we encourage everyone to continue supporting the remarkable markets, stores, and creative spaces that contribute to the vibrant tapestry of NYC. Let’s keep the spirit of Made in NYC alive, not just during this special week, but all year long.

The success of Made in NYC Week 2024 would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors and partners. Their commitment to celebrating and nurturing New York City’s manufacturing and maker community is truly commendable. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone involved.