Bowerbird supports Australian artists, designers and makers by connecting them to an enthusiastic South Australian audience looking for unique, beautiful hand-made, small run, Australian-designed products.
Bowerbird is the perfect place to sell your products, launch new collections, take bespoke and wholesale orders, meet customers, build a database and grow your professional network.
Bowerbird is South Australia’s leading design market showcasing designers and makers from around Australia. A curated three-day event held twice a year since 2009, Bowerbird celebrates high quality Australian design and workmanship, new ideas and innovation.
Attracting thousands of design-loving consumers each event, our established audience are passionate about supporting small production runs and the handmade.
Developed by designers and managed by event professionals, the Bowerbird team understands the needs of our vendors first-hand and provides support and professional development opportunities to maximise success.
Our marketing campaign helps build your client base even before the event begins with daily introduction of the lineup via digital and social channels weeks prior to the event.
Applications for November 2022 will open in August.
To be notified about the next event, join our designers and makers mailing list.
Events are run in May and November.
2022 event date
25–27 November 2022
2023 event dates
5–7 May and 24–26 November
Fri 4pm–9pm | Sat & Sun 10am–5pm
Adelaide Showground, Wayville, South Australia
We invite Australian designers, makers and artists with high quality products and a professional approach to apply – emerging or established, from SA or from interstate.
All products must be designed by you.
We look for quality workmanship, contemporary ideas and a cohesive range of products.
We also look for a high standard of presentation of your brand and products. This needs to be reflected through quality images provided on application, your online channels and your stall set up.
Each application is evaluated independently and in relation to the market as a whole. Factors such as frequency of participation, new products, variety of styles and price points across categories and current trends may impact our final decision.
Register your interest here. We will contact you 6 weeks prior to the event to discuss your offering.
Event marketing and promotion
*As at Jan 2022 pricing. Excludes GST and includes administration fee.
The application will require information on your brand and products. We require information that can be copied onto our website and social platforms. Information not relevant to the public should be added into the ‘Additional Comments’ section at the end of the application.
Before you fill in the application, review the list below of assets required and rename all files as described below. Images not named as requested may not appear in our files and impact the success of your application.
At any time during the application process, you can save a draft of your application and come back to it using the link provided once saved. Once you have completed and submitted the application, you will receive a confirmation email, reply to this email to make any further changes.
Once applications have closed, all applicants will be notified via email within approximately 2 weeks.
Terms and conditions can be found here.