March 16 - 20, 2019
marrakech design week
MEET THE MAKERS!
Our design/wholesale event puts a focus on meeting the creators behind the Marrakech design.
What else will we do?
you will learn the do's and donts in getting a deal.
where to shop for good quality/price balance in all ranges.
we will visit All areas in and beyond Marrakech.
all year long WE have our finger on the pulse to see what's new, what's in and which designers are popping.
what to look at when defining the quality on a carpet, a lamp...
visit to all creative areas in Marrakech.
for wholesale people, what else is there to think of AFTER you placed an order here.
direct contacts with producers and workshops all around Marrakech.
you will benefit from purchasing in group!
March is an excellent month to enjoy nice temperatures to work, relax and visit.
shop at all the hidden gems that are known by local stylists, trend hunters and the luxury shops worldwide.
get correct prices and a full list of addresses on all places to shop.
get in contact with cooperatives and become a member of our do good community.
AND at the same time, be fully able to discover everything that Marrakech has to offer. while enjoying the good life and having some me time.
enjoy the hottest restaurants in town.
network on pink rooftops and experience the impact of colours in a world where design is all about local materials and tradition.
SAVE THE DATES: March 16 - 20, 2019
WHO: everyone into design, handmade and trends
the Marrakech climate makes it easy going and feeling like a holiday while you may be preparing the best for your autumn collection,
having a well-deserved break with some serious me-time, spa treatments, and relaxing moments,
discovering the art, culture and must visit places in Marrakech,
Dealing, shopping doing business in Morocco isn't just a cup of tea:
how to start collaborating with manufacturers
steps to take in the manufacturing process
how to follow up
communicating with regards to the culture
and after your order….
introduction of the trends.
what to shop and where.
different styles to explore.
carpets, ceramics, lighting, woodwork...how to define good quality/price.
another area around Marrakech, every day.
enjoy the spirit of old Marrakech.
visit of the old Medina with the Souk des Tapis (the carpet Souk), Place Jemaa El Fna...
learn the art of negotiating while shopping.
visit of the most authentic part, the flee market and the many arts and artefacts stores.
you do not feel unsafe, overwhelmed nor forced into buying while walking the medina with me.
combining orders to get the best deals.
combining shipments if possible to lower the costs.
pottery areas where you can create your own design
March 16 - 20 2019
Group size :
up to 8 people max
Marlène Pauly, Morocco resident, former interior stylist and architect. Professional sourcer at COCO-Morocco
12 900 MAD/pp - double use with private bathroom on room (booking needs to be made together)
16 150 MAD/pp - single use with private bathroom on room
Saturday, March 16:
Welcome and settling in
Walk through the Medina
March 17 - 19:
09.00 - 10.00 Workshops with trends and our view on new designers/objects/styles, explaining the sourcing tour of the day and what to expect.
10.00 - 1.00 visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech.
1.00 pm lunch somewhere at location.
2.00 - 6.00 pm visit of an area inside or outside Marrakech
6.00 pm drink...
Wednesday, March 20:
retreat ends after lunch
airport transport at arrival
transportation to all the places we visit.
all workshops, trend coachings.
hotel 4 nights
transport to the airport at departure
your personal travel insurance
any other private visit you want to add to your trip
location hire for fotoshoots if applicable