Inspire to Gather pop-up shops and events feature local artist, entertainers, crafters, and small business owners selling their hand made goods and services to the Wilmington NC community. These events are held at our new store location, La Petite Emporium in downtown Wilmington, NC.
La Petite Emporium is a 400 sq. foot space with exposed brick walls, tons of natural light, and exposed duct work located on a cobblestone street running along the Cape Fear River. It is the perfect space for small pop-up shops, events, workshops, and intimate gatherings. We are looking for artists, crafters, and small business owners who would like to be a part of these pop-up shops and themed events.
Pop-Up Shop Frequently Asked Questions
Who can sell at a Pop-Up Shop? Any creators with a large collection of products to sell to the public, such as fashion designers, painters, photographers, and furniture designers or resellers. Pop-Up shops consist of one to four artists, creators, or designers looking for a temporary store for a limited time.
What are the benefits of a Pop-Up Shop? - Promote a new line or product - Create brand awareness - Gives creators the experience of selling their products in a retail setting without a huge commitment.
What are the fees? - Creators pay a Pop-Up Shop fee of $75 per day with at least a 2-day commitment. - Inspire to Gather collects 40% of all sales made during the Pop-Up Shop run.
What is included in the Fee? We provide the space, curate the collections, promote on multiple social media channels, host an "opening" event which includes music and refreshments, and sell the products for the creators.