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Promote Your News

We want to let people know about the great work you are doing!

We have an events calendar on the Seattle Made site, a newsletter,  as well as active social media platforms. If you have been nominated for an award, have an event coming up or have something special you’d like to spread the word about please send us details. We’ll do our best to get the word out! We hope to get a job posting resource up soon, but for now no job posts, please.

You can email your information to us or fill out the form below.

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Book a Consultation

One-hour consultation sessions are available on by phone or in person at our offices in Pioneer Square. We look forward to getting you the resources you need to grow your business!

Reach out by phone or email and let us know the best times for you and we’ll get something set up!

Andrea Porter at 206.629.2346 x 2 or andrea @ seattlenetwork.org

 

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Below you’ll see a form that is pre-populated with your profile and account information. Feel free to change your details to stay as current as possible.

Logos

Seattle Made Logos

Seattle Made members have the exclusive use the logos below to distinguish their products as “made in Seattle.”

Application Examples

They may be used on websites, marketing materials, signage, labels, packaging, etc.

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Color Adaptation Examples

Members may modify the logo to use any one color of their choice to match their brand. E.g.:

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Seattle Made Market Day 2017

Thank you for joining us for this event!

There is a $60 participation fee.
Please pay via credit card by clicking on the link below.

If you are not able to pay via credit card online please send a check payable to:
Seattle Good Business Network, 
220 2nd Ave S #202, Seattle, WA, 98104

Deadline for Registration Payment: September 15, 2017

Seattle Made Airport Store

We are thrilled to partner with Stellar Airports to offer members the opportunity to be featured at the Seattle Made Airport Store.

Seattle Made’s role is focused on community convening and promotion of the store through our network.

Stellar Airports handles the day-to-day management of the store, handling all product curation, purchasing, wholesale terms negotiation, invoicing/billing, and store operations.

The Seattle Made Store opened in May of 2019. The space is 440 square feet located in Concourse C at SeaTac airport. The initial lease is for eight years.

Stellar Airport buyers will be reviewing products in the below categories.

  • Pre-packaged Specialty Foods. Foods must be pre-packaged and have a minimum of six -month shelf life (with printed expiration dates)
  • Home Decor
  • Apparel
  • Children’s Goods
  • Accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Souvenirs and Regionally Inspired Gifts
  • Nonalcoholic Beverages. There is a small refrigerator available for cold items.


Things to consider

  • Smaller sized items do well, i.e., items that can easily fit in a carry on bag.
  • Visible Seattle branding (in packaging and tagging) appeals to travelers.


Submission Overview

  • You must be a Seattle Made member to be featured at the store.
  • Buyers will be reviewing items continually.
  • Seattle Made staff will send buyers all submitted products once a month on the last day of each month.
  • If the buyers are interested in purchasing your line, they will reach out to you directly. We do not have a sense of how long this process takes. We will update this overview when we have more information.
  • After the initial order is placed, you will be assigned a buyer based on your product category. You will have one buyer from Stellar work with you directly to handle all orders and let you know where invoices should be directed.
  • If buyers do not reach out to purchase your line, you may resubmit as you create new product lines or every six months.
  • The Seattle Made staff do not handle product selection or buying. This said if you are running into a roadblock, please loop Andrea into the conversation. As the Seattle Made program manager, she is here to advocate for you as a member!


How to Submit 

1. Complete the Seattle Made store application form.

2. Upload your wholesale line sheet (including wholesale pricing) to Dropbox.
Please title your file name with your business name. Example: SeattleFoods.pdf 

If you have any questions about this process please reach out to Andrea Porter, Seattle Made Program Manager at andrea@seattlenetwork.org | 206.629.2346 x 2

 

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Instagram Takeover

Introduction

Welcome to our Seattle Made Instagram Takeover! As a Seattle Made member, we welcome you to promote your local products to our Seattle Made audience by “taking over” (control of) our official Instagram account for a two-day periodWhat a great opportunity to gain followers just by sharing your story!

Guidelines

  • You may posts as many posts as you’d like during your takeover!
  • Incorporate the Seattle Made logo into your photos, either in the photo itself or added as a stamp. A high-resolution Seattle made logo [900x900px .png] with transparent background is available in black or white.
  • Use the hashtag #seattlemade when posting to our account.
  • On your account, inform your followers you’re heading over to the Seattle Made IG account and they should follow you there! [see example]
  • First post: Introduce yourself on the Seattle Made IG account; encourage others to follow your @instagram profile. [see example]
  • Last post: Conclude your Seattle Made promotion with a goodbye post. [see example]
  • Please do not split your posts into a mosaic layout (example here). They may not display correctly on Seattle Made social feeds featured elsewhere.

Here's the Rules:

By participating in the Seattle Made Instagram Takeover promotion, you agree to:

  • keep our login information confidential (do not share it with anyone outside of your team)
  • refrain from uploading any content that is offensive, defamatory, or illegal
  • promote ONLY your business, Seattle Made, and/or Seattle Good Business Network (Seattle Made’s parent organization)
  • delete the Seattle Made user info from your Instagram settings after your two-day promotion window has ended

Post Inspiration

  • Tell followers what upcoming events or shows you’ll be participating in.
  • Take photos at iconic Seattle locations incorporating your product.
  • Showcase your process for production (how it’s made) or production facility!
  • Highlight or @tag any Seattle stores, restaurants, or cafes you work with.
  • Promote any current collaboration with other Seattle Made members!

Book Your Takeover Dates!

Select from the booking calendar below which dates you’d like to participate. Time slots shown in red and orange have been filled. Weekends are not available. You will receive a confirmation email notifying you that we have received your submission. When your Takeover dates are approved, you will receive a second email with the user/pass login information for our Seattle Made Instagram account. If you need to reschedule or cancel your dates, please call us at (206) 629-2346 x4 or email us.

NOTE: Please only select two consecutive dates. Each member is limited to one Instagram Takeover promotion every 90 days. Don’t see the dates you want? Use the double arrow (>>) at the top right-hand corner of the calendar to scroll and select future dates.

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Questions or Comments?

If you have any further questions, comments, or concerns about the Seattle Made Instagram Takeover, please contact Seattle Made Program Manager, Andrea Porter. Thank you for participating!

Visit Seattle Instagram Promotion

Introduction

Visit Seattle is Seattle and King County’s official destination marketing organization—with over 110,000 followers on Instagram! As a Seattle Made member, you can submit your photos to Visit Seattle for use, which they may post on their official account—that’s incredible visibility!

Disclaimer

By participating in this promotion, you are allowing Visit Seattle to post your photos to their official Instagram account (your photos will not be used elsewhere). Participation in this program does not guarantee that Visit Seattle agrees to or will be able to post your content. If your content is selected to post, your @businessname will be tagged by Visit Seattle. Visit Seattle reserves the right to draft the final description and hashtags included with the post as they see fit.

Instructions

Please use the included Dropbox link below to upload your photos and complete the subsequent form. If you have any difficulty with the form or the upload link, please let us know.

Photo Inspiration

  • Take photos at iconic Seattle locations incorporating your product.
  • Showcase your process for production (how it’s made) or production facility!
  • Inspire people to visit Seattle! Here are all of the wonderful things we have to offer you!

Sample Post

Rules & Guidelines

  • Please submit exactly 3 photos.
  • Images must be square and a minimum size of 1080×1080 pixels so that it will appear sharp on high-resolution displays. We’d suggest an optimum size of 1200×1200 pixels.
  • Images must be in .jpg, .gif, or .png format.
  • DO NOT incorporate your logo, the Seattle Made logo, or any text into your photos [we will be tagging your business in the description (@mybusiness)].
  • DO NOT submit photos where any person’s face is clearly identifiable (hands holding things, people facing away from the camera, silhouettes, etc. are all okay).

Step 1: Upload Your Photos to Dropbox

Use the following link to upload your photos. BEFORE uploading, please make sure you change your filenames to the following format: businessname-photo1.jpg, businessname-photo2.jpg, etc. Please submit exactly 3 photosImages must be square, a minimum size of 1080×1080 pixels, and must be in .jpg, .gif, or .png format.

Step 2: Fill Out the Promotion Form

You must be a Seattle Made member and logged in to complete this form.

That's it! Thank You for Participating!

If you have any further questions, comments, or concerns about our Visit Seattle Instagram Promotion, please contact Seattle Good Business Network Community Manager, Cody Chapin.

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Member Opportunities!

Below you’ll find peer vetted resources as well as exclusive programs for Seattle Made members. We’re continually creating new partnerships, so please be sure to check back often!

Seattle Made Week Opportunities: Oct 3rd - 13th

SM Week Cone & Steiner Food and beverage Tastings & Sales

Sign up to offer samples/demos and sales at Cone & Steiner during Seattle Made Week, October 3rd - 13th, 2019. Open to all Seattle Made food and beverage members. First come, first served. Free to participate.

SEATTLE MADE WEEK MARKET

Seattle Made has partnered with Urban Craft Uprising to offer members a vending opportunity at First Thursday in Occidental Square held on Thursday, October 3rd. The first day of Seattle Made Week! Open to all Seattle Made vendors. Application and fees apply.

Seattle Made Week Tours

Join Seattle Made members in offering tours at your production or retail facility during Seattle Made Week, October 3rd - 13th, 2019. Open to all Seattle Made members.

Taste of Seattle Made during Seattle Made Week

Sign up to join us at the fifth annual Taste of Seattle Made. Seattle Made members offer delicious samples to 400 foodie attendees!

Ongoing Opportunities

AIRPORT STORE

We're thrilled to be able to offer members the opportunity to be featured at the Seattle Made SEA-TAC Airport Store through our partnership with Stellar Airports.

INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER

We welcome you to promote your business by “taking over” our official Seattle Made Instagram account for a two-day period. It's a great opportunity to gain new followers!

PROMOTE YOUR NEWS

We want to let people know about the great work you're doing! If you have an event, been nominated for an award, or have something special you'd like to share, let us know!

Sustainability

Find out how you can adopt sustainable business practices with ease and at no cost! Lower utility bills, increase efficiency, conserve resources, find eco-friendly packaging, and more!

Support Local youth

We've started our Seattle Made youth program to help empower and engage Seattle youth in the local economy, why it matters, and how they can make positive change!

Circular economy

Seattle Made is working to be a part of the Circular economy that is looking beyond the current take-make-dispose extractive industrial model, and aiming to redefine growth, focusing on positive society-wide benefits.

Communicate with Other Members

One of the biggest benefits of joining Seattle Made is having the ability to reach out to other members to ask for help, give support, and learn about business opportunities. Member communication is a major component of what we're all about!

One-on-One Consultations

If you're looking for guidance, need to access resources, or would like to find out how to make the most of your Seattle Made member benefits, you can schedule a one-on-one consultation with our Seattle Made Program Manager.

Use the Seattle Made Logo

As a Seattle Made member, you have exclusive access to use the Seattle Made logo to distinguish your business and products. Use it on your website, packaging, labels, marketing materials, at tradeshows, or any other creative way you like!

Seattle Good Business Network Resources

Seattle Made is one of six programs of our umbrella nonprofit, Seattle Good Business Network.

business resources

Seattle Good Business Network works to provide resources to help businesses grow and thrive in every capacity as possible. Find good, local resources that will help you and your business!

Members-only Resources

Find special discounts, promotions, and other business resources offered to our members across the Seattle Good Directory and Seattle Made.

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Close Account

Please complete this form to close your Seattle Made account.
  • Please let us know why you would like to close your account. This will help us improve services for our members. Please chek all that apply.
  • If you selected other as a reason for closing your account please describe below.

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Seattle Made Membership

Seattle is known worldwide for its innovation, independence, and grit. In addition to helping local manufacturers find and share the resources they need to thrive, Seattle Made offers a brand platform that helps certified local manufacturers (members) identify and differentiate themselves, and helps consumers identify locally made products.

Youth Board Application

Youth Board Application

SMYB is comprised of up to 9 local youth (ages 14-21), who are keen to learn about the role of the local economy in building more equitable communities and a healthier environment. Board members work creatively and collaboratively to build public awareness campaigns on issues that impact our city, ranging from the local food economy, slow fashion, urban sustainability, and more. Board members also help to inform our overall youth programming design and materials. SMYB aims to empower and provide relevant and equitable opportunity for underrepresented youth, and specifically, young women of color. We highly recommend young women of color, POC, and LGBTQ+ folks to join SMYB! SMYB is looking for five more individuals to join this year’s cohort! The 2019-2020 cohort! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled!
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Feel free to contact our Youth Program Manager Nico Onoda-McGuire via email if you have questions!

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