Artisans, makers and crafts-people belong to a 21st-century movement that is creating economic change. They make up a growing share of people working in non-traditional areas who are skilled problem-solvers and adopters often leveraging new technology to advance their craft. As micro-entrepreneurs, they represent an opportunity to reinvigorate the Memphis economy in a new direction. As artisans, they enrich our cultural identity across the city.

Made By is an initiative to grow maker businesses and build community around them as part of a larger effort to support creative entrepreneurs in Memphis & Shelby County.

HOLIDAY SHIPPING HUB PILOT. Are you already stressing out about the impending holiday season? Are you waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat, wondering how all your shipments will reach their final destination? Or perhaps you're already having nightmares about product broken in transit...? We're only teasing—it's not time for a full-scale freak out yet! In fact, have we got something for you!

A Pack 'n' Ship Hub pilot is in the works for the 2017 Holiday Season—it will be a game-changer for those who dabble heavily in e-commerce! Made By and the entrepreneurs want to hear from YOU about e-commerce, shipping and fulfillment needs.

Please fill out this questionnaire. Feel free to reach out to with any questions or concerns.

We believe that makers are vital to our city's identity and must be respected, cultivated, and celebrated.

Small batch, product-based entrepreneurs are competitive in cities such as Brooklyn, Portland and San Francisco and seemingly less so here in Memphis. Made By is a pioneering effort to understand the motivations and challenges of makers, artisans and micro-manufacturers in Memphis and Shelby County.