Make SMTHNG Week

International event
2018-11-23 00:00 - 2018-12-02 00:00
MAKE SMTHNG Week is an international festival of events that encourages people to engage their creative skills, community spirit and the power of social experience. Instead of spending the Christmas and end- of-the-year season shopping, we want to come together in communities around the world to make something! In 2017, tens of thousands of people took part in MAKE SMTHNG Week events across 33 countries on 6 continents, to practically learn fun and creative alternatives to shopping for new things.
In 2018, MAKE SMTHNG Week (MSW) will continue to bring together people and families from all walks of life and showcase how we can share, upcycle, care for and repair our goods. Through making and doing it ourselves, we 
can transform these old things into something new and awesome together!
Each year, we use up more natural resources than the planet can reproduce, from fashion and tech, to food, single-use plastic, toys and cars, we are producing and consuming too much. We need to find a way to create a cultural sea change where we truly value our goods again and keep them for as long as we can. Many of us have already rediscovered the art, craft and joy of making and the power of coming together in our communities to share skills, experience and knowledge. MAKE SMTHNG Week is a time for us to connect and unite in order to strengthen and mainstream inspiring solutions and alternatives to overconsumption.

All Dates

  • From 2018-11-23 00:00 to 2018-12-02 00:00

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SharEEN is an European pilot project on “Opportunities for European Entrepreneurs in the Sharing Economy”, co-funded by the European Commission under the Call: 251-G-GRO-PPA-16-9953. Grant agreement SI2.763745. The objective of SharEEN is to identify and link-up with collaborative economy platforms, exchange experience with all relevant stakeholders and help European SMEs, social enterprises and other relevant actors to exploit the opportunities offered by the sharing economy.  In particular, the project aims at building knowledge and capacity among Enterprise Europe Network partners’ staff and other stakeholders on sharing economy, and help them define and deploy supporting services for their SMEs.


SharEEN map of regional sharing economy initiatives

The map is based on the results of the surveying activity carried out by the SharEEN project in 2018. It includes a brief geo-referenced description of a set of sharing economy initiatives, platforms and companies, operating in the eight European regions covered by the project.



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