craftcation conference is a three day indie business & DIY workshop conference. it’s a retreat to inspire, network and build upon the independent craft business community. our objective is to ignite the entrepenurerial business spirit, strengthen skills and abilities of both seasoned business owners and newcomers to indie craft business. this is an opportunity to network, communicate and share with your peers.
incorporating both business and fun craftcation features industry professionals leading attendees in DIY and indie business workshops, panel discussions and Q & A sessions.
events and topics include:
indie business: how to start a crafty business, maximizing social media, blogging, in’s & out’s of indie craft shows, etsy, wholesaling, merchandising, accounting, legal issues, branding, website design and more.
DIY workshops: screenprinting, sewing, canning & preserving, cheesemaking, needle arts, terrariums & edible gardens, organic bath products, jewelry and more.
community: meet & greets, pop-up shops, yoga, bbq & cocktail socials and so much more!
for full craftcation conference details, visit www.craftcationconference.com
please note: craftcation conference will not accept cancellations or refunds after february 20, 2012. if you find out you can't make it after that date, try posting in the forums. maybe you can find someone who will buy your ticket!
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Craftcation Conference: Delilah and Nicole
Dear Handmade Life founders, Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson have a passion for empowering creatives with education and a forum to help people make a living doing what they love.
For nearly a decade, the aunt-and-niece team has been producing Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Festival, a biannual multi-city fair showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. In 2012 they founded Craftcation: Business + Makers Conference, featuring industry professionals leading attendees in hands-on food & craft workshops and lectures and panels on creative business. Delilah and Nicole also share DIY craft projects, tips on creative entrepreneurship, recipes, their adventures and inspiration to make every day awesome on their blog.