The Design Market, produced by Dabira, is a seasonal market that showcases talented designers, artists and makers from across the African continent. Our markets offer local shoppers and tourists the opportunity to meet and shop directly from great designers and brands, discover one-of-a-kind goods, and support the local economy. For the small businesses featured at our markets, our aim is to help you to achieve record-breaking sales, connect with new customers, and enter new markets.

2017 MARKETS

ABIDJAN 3-4 JUNE

ACCRA 4-5 NOVEMBER

Exhibitor applications for the November Design Market in Accra are now open. Please email us if you are interested in selling or attending.

TESTIMONIALS

“The Design Market was a great experience. The opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with other designers was wonderful. I also had some really interesting and enlightening conversations with new customers and potential partners. It was absolutely worth the trip and I look forward to participating again.” Madonna, Raffia

“The Design Market was a great opportunity for our brand to meet clients that fit into our target market. It was an eye opener to the possibilities available to us in Africa. Location and execution were on point! We will certainly participate again.” Theresa, Needlepoint

“The Design Market was a wonderful experience. It afforded us the opportunity to meet and interact with other creative vendors and opened up a whole new market for us. Well wroth the trip from Nigeria!” Bayo, Ty Tys

“J’ai eu la chance de participer au Design Market, lors de mon premier contact avec Abidjan. Sur le salon, j’ai pu rencontrer le public Ivoirien venu nombreux et aussi prendre les contacts professionnels pour  développer ma marque en Côte D’Ivoire. Une premiere édition réussie. Ce salon mérite de grandir. C’est un véritable outil pour aider les entreprises à se développer.” Cecile, Mis Wude

“The Design Market was an amazing event with a lot of great designers to discover. It was a great opportunity for Fruitizz as a fruit juice company to sell fresh, natural fruit juices to attendees and to get new business opportunities.” Cynthia, Fruitizz