A whole host of activities took place around the world, including The Big-Sell Off in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This event, along with other similar events across Europe, Australia and North America, saw guest vendors out on city streets swapping their usual roles to experience, for a short time, what life is like for the thousands of vendors who spend each day selling street papers.
Maree Aldam, INSP’s general manager, said: “There are all kinds of brilliant events happening around the world this week – from an arts and film exhibition in Macedonia; to a vendor Skype meeting between Canada and the USA. It’s a great opportunity for our network to raise awareness of the 14,000 inspiring people who are selling street papers this week.
"This year’s Vendor Week is particularly special to us as it’s INSP’s 20th anniversary this year, so we’ll also be celebrating the 250,000 vendors who have changed their lives by selling street papers over the past 2 decades.”
As International Street Paper Vendor Week 2014 comes to a close. We look back over an exciting seven days of events and celebration of street paper vendors.