18 March, 2020

Getting the Most from Your Market Stall Business


Everything makers should think about, whether they’re thinking about setting up a market stall business or have been running one for years.


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Join Art on the Exchange outdoor art market Founder, Michelle Cohen and Creative Entrepreneurs’ Club Co-founder, Medeia Cohan for a two-part talk covering everything you need to know and probably haven’t considered to maximise your creative market stall business.

From practical considerations such as displaying your product effectively and tips for sales etiquette to learning how to use your market stall to gain customers and competitor research to inform your business strategy and long term success – this talk covers all the details makers should consider but often overlook- whether they’re thinking about setting up a market stall business or have been running one for years.

The talk is followed by a structured 30-minute networking session.


  • Learn how to find the right market for your product
  • Learn how to display your merchandise for optimal sales
  • Learn practical tips for market prep, running and breakdown
  • Learn how to gather useful business information from your customers
  • Build a mailing list/ followers fast
  • Learn to do competitor analysis
  • Learn how to affiliate market with a complimentary market stall

Who it’s for

  • Anyone with an existing market stall business
  • Anyone thinking of starting a market stall business
  • Any business that’s looking to learn more about their customer or market


5.30pm - 6.00pmCheck-in

6.00pm - 6.45pmSession

6.45pm - 7.00pmGrab a drink and get your network on


18 March, 2020


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Cass Art, 63-67 Queen St, Glasgow G1 3EN

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Medeia Cohan – Co-founder Creative Entrepreneurs’ Club

An extremely focused and driven leader, Medeia Cohan successfully bridges the gap between the creative and business sectors. Across her previous roles as Head Curator at University of the Arts London, Co-Founder and Creative Director at School for Creative Startups and as a consultant, Medeia has established a reputation for creating impactful programmes, driving new ventures, developing powerful networks and devising cunning strategies.

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Michelle Cohen – Artist, Art on Scotland Director

Since moving to Glasgow in 2012, Michelle Cohen has played an active role in the city’s artistic scene. She directed art and music events in various venues across Glasgow from 2012 to 2014, coordinated the art fusion section of Gibson Street Gala Day between 2013 and 2015, and curated the Marie Curie Art for Care Exhibition from 2014 to 2016, raising almost £100,000 for Marie Curie Hospice Care in Glasgow. During the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Cohen founded Art On Scotland, Glasgow’s outdoor design market in Royal Exchange Square. Through this project, she has collaborated with over 1,500 artists in the space of 5 years, with the market continuing to grow each year.

Cohen was shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Ladies National Awards for Women in Business in the Not For Profit/Social Enterprise category. In 2018, she became the Scottish Regional Director for Forward Ladies, a networking group supporting women in business. She mentors young creatives through The Prince’s Trust and is a Young Enterprise Scotland “Local Hero”.