There has never been a better time to support local makers and creatives. The Gem City has a legacy of fostering artisans and builders alike and is home to craftsmen, designers, engineer, makers, and inventors. Our parent company, the Dayton Emerging Fashion Incubator (DE-FI) LLC has never shied away from taking pride in the greatness of Dayton’s History, while nourishing its present, and now, we are honored to provide a platform for Dayton’s Future…Introducing Made in Dayton!
Made in Dayton is a unique celebration of the incredible creativity and vision of our neighbors right here in the 937 and 326. Taking place on the 3rd Sunday of each month, aAll vendors are based locally and produce everything from clothing to candles, stationery to snacks and more. Made in Dayton will also feature a crawl of area mom and pop shops and will feature local food and drink vendors, fun activities and opportunities to learn more about our city in the day after our unique Brain Dating Experience.
Made in Dayton is looking for Dayton based vendors and makers that create unique and handmade products of all kinds. Vendor qualifications include:
Who said Americans don’t make anything anymore? They’ve clearly never been to Dayton.
Are you looking for a fun and creative opportunity for your kids to learn and thrive this summer? A Generation of (DE-FI)ance Camp is the perfect opportunity for your child to explore creativity, self expression, and business all while tackling project management, learning to sew, creating a fashion line, and producing their own #FashionExperience. Registration is open and financial support is available.