News and Events

Upcoming events:
Check back at the end of February for our tentative spring/summer event schedule!
January 2018: Our founder Kerry Slade accepts position as Assistant Academic Director of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute at Temple University.
November 2018:  Our newly-designed backpacks are here from Malawi! 
October 2018:  Slade Unlimited's founder, Kerry Slade, appears on Social Entrepreneurship panel at Temple University (sponsored by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and also wins the Crystal Apple award for her work as an adjunct professor teaching international business, creativity and innovation!
September 2018:  Slade Unlimited once again welcomes an intern from Temple - Hannah Lesitsky!  Looking forward to a great semester!
February 2018: Slade Unlimited is happy to announce the addition of two new interns: Jessie Takahashi and Julia Rivera. Jessie is a senior at Temple University, studying international business with a marketing concentration. Julia is also a senior at Temple University, studying international business with a marketing concentration, as well as Spanish. Jessie and Julia’s primary responsibilities are maintaining Slade Unlimited’s online presence and assisting with general marketing.  We are so excited to have them!

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December 7, 2017: Thanks to all who attended our Unlimited Joy Photoshoot party!  Happy Holidays!

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November 20, 2017:  We hope you will join us for our holiday photoshoot and celebration on Thursday, December 7, from 5:30-8:30 pm at Old City Collective, 222B Race Street in Philadelphia.  Use code #UnlimitedJoy to take 10% off your order now through Dec 7!

October, 2017 - Stay tuned for our Holiday Launch offers as we gear up for the holiday season!  Coming early November!

August, 2017 - Our trip to Malawi and Tanzania was a great success!  We sourced some new products, strengthened relationships with our Malawi supplier, and commissioned 4 new product samples!

May 14, 2017 - Thanks to everyone who supported us at our recent event at Replica Creative!  We are in the process of planning a trip to Malawi and Ghana to source products and deepen relationships with existing suppliers.  Also stay tuned for our new content of stories and videos from Africa coming up!

April 15, 2017 - Our new stock of Malawi Bags has finally arrived and we are so happy with them!  Bright colors and sophisticated fabrics speak to the vibrancy of Africa.  Come check them out at our Spring Celebration on Friday, April 21, 2017, at Replica Creative, 33 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA from 6-9 pm.  Drinks and light snacks served.  RSVP here: Spring Celebration

November 18, 2016 - We are now sold out of Malawi Bags! Thank you so much for your support!  We are working with our supplier to produce more - check back March 1!

November 10, 2016 - Slade Unlimited officially launched sales!  Also welcome to Heather Qader, our new Chief Marketing Officer!

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