Bunyaad Rug Event Manual

Everything you need to know to run a successful event.

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Welcome to the Bunyaad Rug Program. We are pleased with your interest in bringing high quality, hand-knotted rugs made by fairly paid adults in Pakistan to your community.

This manual is designed to detail how a Fair Trade Rug Event works. Learn everything from rug event manager tasks to event set up, staff training and promotion. Read through this manual thoroughly as this is your guidebook to a successful rug event. Stay up to date on latest promo ideas, tips and tricks with our regular blog posts.

IS THIS YOUR FIRST RUG EVENT? TAKE A LOOK

  Thinking About Hosting Your First Rug Event?

Learn what a rug event is and how it benefits your store. Discover the responsibilities of a rug event manager.

Event Basics  

  Rug Event Week: Join us on a visual tour.

Take this tour yourself to experience how a rug event week unfolds; and then share it with board, staff, and volunteers to create excitement for your event.

Event Week  

EASY TO FOLLOW STEP BY STEP GUIDANCE

  You’re Hosting A Rug Event. Let us guide you step by step!

Find answers to your planning/policy questions. Go directly to the timeline and make it the structure and sequence of your rug event planning.

Event Prep  

  Promote, promote! Find ideas and order online.

Learn key principles of promoting rug events and find all of your promotion resources, images, artisan stories and more all in one place. Find direct links to each promo form in the Helpful Links section in the footer.

Promotions