WHO WE ARE
Archwood Exchange was concieved in 2016 and put in motion in 2017 by 4 concerned community members that wanted to make a difference. The mission was to fill the void of consistent and genuine support for local small black owned businesses to reach immediete goals of financial independence and a long term mark of generational wealth.
As of 2023 Archwood Exchange has hosted over 100 events, helped launch dozens of new businesses, supported 200 plus small businesses, created over 20 local jobs and influenced how we spend our dollars to ensure we support those that support us.
Our nonprofit ACRES (Archwood Community Resource Empowerment Strategy) was established to help us help the community at a larger scale.
We thank everyon for your support and look forward to furthering the mission!
THE BUY BLACK MARKETPLACE IS BACK!
Year 8 of the Buy Black Marketplace by Archwood Exchange is back in full force at our new indoor location in the heart of downtown Phoenix! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to have a great time while networking and supporting the community!
THE NEW ACRES RETAIL STORE!
We are pleased to announce the new ACRES Community Creators Marketplace! Located on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix, this retail storefront will serve as an opportunity for small businesses to bring their product to the public and develop ideas on a larger and more consistent stage. If you are interested in working with us, please click this link and fill out the application. (More details coming soon)
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
ACRES is the nonprofit 501C(3) arm of Archwood that exists to help us further the mission of providing education, resources and opportunities to the community we support.
INTERESTED IN PARTNERING WITH US?
Since 2017 Archwood Exchange has stayed true to the goal of facilitating a platform for businesses at all phases of growth. From the numerous businesses that made their first dollar at our marketplace to the ones that were able to reach their target audience for pertinent feedback to grow their endeavors.
If you would like to contribute to our efforts by either donating or sponsoring upcoming events, please either click the donate button or send us an email for more information.
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