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How to Create Successful Markets: Fall 2014

OCTOBER 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM to OCTOBER 18, 2014 - 3:30 PM ET

New York, NY

Learn to create a thriving public market at this two-day training session – How to Create Successful Markets: Fall 2014 – hosted by the Project for Public Spaces.  Participants will learn ways to make markets economically sustainable and how to maximize existing community assets. Experts will share strategies for drawing a diverse crowd, and will take participants on tours of successful open-air and indoor markets in New York City including Union Square Greenmarket, Chelsea Market, Fort Greene Greenmarket, Brooklyn Flea, Hester Street Fair and Essex Street Market. 

Topics include:

  • Benefits of markets
  • Ingredients of successful markets
  • Introduction to Placemaking - making markets better places
  • Market planning process – scaling up markets with expanded facilities and operations
  • Community engagement
  • Sustainable market operations
  • Market management