Artisan is far from niche! The Nest Guild connects more than 1,500+ artisan businesses across over 100 countries with exciting growth opportunities.
A Home for the New Handworker Economy
The Nest Guild is a global network of more than 1,500+ artisan small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) based in over 100 countries around the world, impacting an estimated 1MM individuals.
While employing artisans practicing diverse crafts from shibori dying to hand reed weaving, Guild members are unified in their common goals for business growth and social improvement in their local communities.
Nest Connect Brings Sophisticated Pro Bono Services to Artisan SMEs
Bridging gaps in language, distance, and opposite time zones, Nest supports the Guild with the Nest Connect program, which delivers a custom suite of complimentary tools, resources, and opportunities.
Nest Guild Services and Benefits
The Nest Guild Webinar Series is hosted by high caliber industry experts from the CEO of West Elm to knowledgeable Nest advisors like CFDA President, Steven Kolb
Coming up: CFDA President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Kolb, joins Nest Founder and Executive Director, Rebecca van Bergen, alongside LEXUS FASHION INITIATIVE recipients and Nest members, to discuss transformative leadership, sustainable innovation, and positive change.
Pictured left: West Elm President Alex Bellos, speaks with Nest Guild member and Meso Goods Co-Founder, Diego Olivero, as part of the Guild’s Inspiring Leader series
Nest Professional Fellowships afford artisan SMEs the ability to work with pro bono consultants on targeted projects either remotely or onsite.
Pictured left: A Gucci retail specialist brings his expertise to Nest Guild member, Aavaran Updaipur, in India
Guild members receive access to Nest’s Online Learning Hub, which contains downloadable resource guides, white papers, and helpful business templates
Guild members gain access to Sourcing Opportunities from well-known brands and selling opportunities from Nest, opening up members to market access that might otherwise be out of reach.
Currently taking place: US-based Guild members are invited to apply for Nest and Madewell’s Hometown Heroes Collective!
Pictured left: Nest Guild Member, Emily Elizabeth Miller, participates in the inaugural Hometown Heroes Collective Class, giving her the chance to sell her hand illustrated prints on the Madewell marketplace.
Guild members take part in invaluable Peer-to-Peer Networking with fellow artisan entrepreneurs around the world via the Guild’s exclusive Facebook group.
An On-Ramp to Deeper Programming
Nest Guild members demonstrating exceptional social responsibility and community impact potential have the opportunity to take their partnership further…Artisan Accelerator