MADE IN DC is a Think Local First DC initiative to build, support and sustain businesses producing locally-made products, encourages entrepreneurship by showcasing the local DC creative economy.


Member Benefits

- Exposure on TLF website | Online promotion
- Quarterly MADE in DC Workshops
- Quarterly first access and ½ off vendor fee to StartUP Markets
- Discounts at all other TLF events
- Use of MADE in DC branding for products, website and displays
- Access to the Made in DC local merchant program (launch February 2013)

MADE in DC Merchant Program

The goals of the MADE in DC Merchant program is to get more MADE in DC products into our brick-and-mortar retailers. Think Local First DC will help member retailers find the right fit of MADE in DC products and will provide marketing materials and promotion to support after procurement. For more information please contact Stacey Price at

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