Wendy Rosen of the Rosen Group, which puts on the Buyers Market of American Craft shows has a couple of interesting facebook posts up on her public fb page:
“People have asked me… Why the new name for the Buyers Market of American Craft? Here’s my feeling about the change:”
Read the rest here: http://www.facebook.com/WendyRosenArt
Why should we care about what one company owner does with her trade shows? I think it’s part of the larger trend – The American Craft Museum taking out the word craft and putting in the words Art and Design. This is part of a fascinating shift that’s happening all around us in the contemporary crafts world.
and here, she writes about myths of wholesaling: http://www.facebook.com/WendyWRosen