WORKSHOPS & TREND EVENTS

COCO-MOROCCO's retreats in Marrakech are meant to serve you on both a level of creating your own style/brand AND finding exactly what you are looking for. Our thorough knowledge on the Medina and beyond and our never ending enthusiasm in finding new and exciting addresses benefits you as a private person and as a manufacturer wanting to get the best out of Marrakech. Our passion is your benefit.

More and more we are offering our services to travel agencies and tour leaders to create specific sourcing tours with workshops on carpets, homestaging, colour use etc…

AUTUMN 2019 EVENTS

Become a Maker
Oct 13-19, 2019

Experience the power of your own creativity among the skilled craftsmen in Marrakech. While sourcing for inspiration.

Design & Delights Retreat

Design & Delights Retreat


Nov 4-9, 2019

Enjoy a very special sourcing moment with COCO-Morocco on this special fall-inspired luxury yoga retreat in Marrakech with Sole Yoga Holidays. Booking at Soleyogaholidays!

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Sourcing Handmade Gifts


Nov 23-26, 2019

Give the gift of gifts : handmade! Because you give a story of time, a maker and tradition. Enjoy finding something special for the festive season…

What you will learn:

  • An insight in Moroccan craftsmanship (carpets, lamps, metalwork, rattan, woodwork...)

  • Tips to select quality and objects that add value to your home.

  • The best addresses in Marrakech, and these are not always in the souks!

  • One on one personal styling assistance for your home.

  • To use my 25+ years of expertise, working with clients restoring farmhouses into private mansions. Controlling and managing the project from the first drawing to the shopping of their tableware.

  • To take benefit of my knowledge of Marrakech. It's after all the city that's my home and where I'm running around for 5+ years by now, discovering riads, shops, rooftops and so much more...

  • My profound knowledge between average and quality.

  • The way of negotiating to a win win result.

What to expect:

  • Informative and Inspiring days.

  • Tons of practical tips and insights on important issues when setting up business and shopping with Morocco.

  • Daily workshops and sourcing/shopping tours in different areas in and around Marrakech.

  • Discover the city of Marrakech.

  • Learn how to create a signature look in a personal one on one 'collection coaching'

  • Sunset drinks, magical gardens, breathtaking rooftops, luxury hammam treatments...

  • A personal follow up.

  • how to's and whome to use for shipping.

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I deeply valued your negotiation skills and the story behind getting the deal. I learned to enjoy the art!
— Liesbeth v. B.- Singapore
...Marlène, your were great! I had a hard time adapting from structured Japan to hectic Marrakech. Thanks to you I adored the shopping moments... THANK YOU
— Kyoko - Tokyo, Japan
...She is a fantastic source for information of any kind, no matter if the topic is best places for shopping, nicest restaurants, beautiful rooftops for a sundowner or the best souks...a brainstorming about how we would like to feel in our homes... It really cleared my mind and I was happy about her professional remarks and advice!... She took us to a breathtaking carpet souk in the medina (of whom she seems to know most of the owners), and nowhere we had the feeling that anybody expected or urged us to buy anything ...
— Karin Kamolz- Germany

Marlene was a fabulously knowledgeable sourcing guide. She unerringly tailormade a custom itinerary for me and very quickly honed in on what would best appeal to my aesthetics and style. I would have never found the secret shops and suppliers we visited...The places to buy the best of what was available... Easy & smooth bargaining & payment...
The only issue was that our time together was entirely too successful, I had to buy extra luggage to carry my purchases home, with further orders shipped!!

— A Wilson - London, UK
I come back :)
So much more to shop. So much more to discover. In love with your concept and...the red city
— Sal. - London, UK
Just want to thank you SO VERY MUCH for making my Morocco experience one filled with positive, beautiful memories that I’ll treasure for the rest of my life.
— Robin Bonner - Washington D.C, US