Artisan Leadership Summit

Each year, 20 artisan leaders make the journey of a lifetime to New York City for industry immersion and leadership development

At the helm of the New Handworker Economy is an inspired and informed class of entrepreneurs equipped with the skills to lead. Nest’s New York Times-acclaimed Artisan Leadership Summit brings a cohort of promising artisan leaders from around the world to New York City for a week-long immersive learning experience inclusive of: high-level mentorship from top industry professionals; peer-to-peer collaboration with fellow leaders; and immersive education in expectations of the exporting market.

Since the program’s inception, more than 50 artisan leaders from over 15 countries have made the journey to NYC, where brands like Warby Parker, Facebook, and Hermes, invited them into their hallowed headquarters for immersive learning and unforgettable growth experiences.