Wed. Aug. 16 -Merchandising for Pop Up Shops and Fairs

Want to sell more at your pop ups and fairs? Attract customers and sell more when you discover how to create a compelling table presentation for your pop up events. Learn tips for how to display your merchandise, add meaningful props, and create a cohesive branding message for your booth display. This one hour workshop will be led by Rose Balderian from VM Works at the Mannequin Madness showroom where attendees will be able to shop for props and mannequins after the class.

Wed. August 16 – 6pm-8pm

Mannequin Madness – 1031 Cotton St. Oakland

$15 advance tickets via Eventbrite – $20 at the door. Free for OFN members.

Rose Balderian, a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, has over 15 years of Visual Merchandising experience. She has worked with various retail categories ranging from wine and spices to skin care products to clothing and accessories. Rose spent much of her career working with luxury retail brands but her passion lies in helping the small business community grow and learn how to attract more clients. She is a firm believer that having a smaller budget often leads to more creative results!

Mannequin Madness is one stop shop for everything mannequin! We sell mannequins, dress forms, jewelry displays and head forms. We also rent these items for trade show and fashion events. Our Oakland warehouse is where sell used mannequins that we have recycled from department stores when they close or remodel locations. So this is where people can really get a high quality mannequin at a bargain price. We love that we are a green business, recycling mannequins to keep them out of landfills, and finding new homes for them. Our new mannequins are available online as they ship from warehouses on the east coast.

Recently we converted a section of our warehouse into a budget friendly photo studio ($30 an hour) for vendors who need a professional background to take photos of their products for their online store. The photo studio rental includes the use of our mannequins.

Our Oakland warehouse is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30-3:30 and Sunday from 10:30-2pm.

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