Upcoming Events

Bay Area Businesses Against Asian Hate Day of Action

April 17th

Aplat is an Asian-American woman-owned small business. We proudly stand in solidarity with other Bay Area businesses against racism and violent attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders across the country.

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Past Events

Boss Ladies in Manufacturing

March 24th | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

In celebration of Women's History Month, join us for an interactive conversation facilitated by Janet Lees, SFMade’s Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer. We will hear how Deborah Palmer Keiser, President of Timbuk2, Dina Dobkin, Chief Brand Officer of Fort Point Beer Company, Shujan Bertrand, Owner of Aplat, and Paula Chang, Co-Founder of Tinkering Monkey, have developed and grown their manufacturing businesses, and adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

1% for the Planet Network Auction 2020

November 2-27, 2020

We're participating in 1% for the Planet's 2020 Network Auction! Give a little and get a lot in return.

One small action can contribute to big impact. Through the power of leveraged giving, one donation translates into so much more. Your support of 1% for the Planet helps expand the influence, unlocks additional giving - much of it sustained - and directs it to environmental nonprofits delivering real impact.

2nd Annual Chuseok Festival

September 30-October 11, 2020

This year, the Festival is going virtual and is dedicated to supporting local businesses, organizations and individuals working hard to overcome difficulties during these challenging times.

Craft Gives Back: an Auction for Justice

September 18-20, 2020

The mission of this auction is to shine a spotlight on BIPOC artists and makers while raising money to be invested directly into the local community. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Planting Justice, a permaculture garden in Oakland that builds gardens, educates on food justice, and provides training for folks transitioning from incarceration. 

How To Survive The Pandemic, And Stay Committed To Low-Waste Design

by The Good Future Design Alliance

July 16 | 12pm-1pm

Join us for this hour long conversation with two GFDA Founding Members, Shu Bertrand of Aplat and Dave Charne of Fyrn. Together, we'll talk openly about the unexpected challenges facing the design industry in 2020. Shu and Dave will share the the ways in which they shifted their business models to meet the moment, protect their bottom line, and stay committed to low-waste. Not an easy feat!


February 1-3 

Shoppe Object is a bi-annual trade event in New York City that is open to buyers, merchants, retailers and press, as well as members of the home, gift, and interiors industries.

Pier 36
299 South Street
New York, NY 10002