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Birmingham Artisan Incubator

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Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

1221 10th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35205

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Birmingham Artisan Incubator / Nest creative business workshops

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Calling all Birmingham craft and maker entrepreneurs and small businesses. Join the Nest Birmingham artisan workshops to help grow your small or aspiring business.

To support the growth of Birmingham’s craft-rich creative community, global nonprofit Nest is partnering with local and national partners to conduct a series of business workshops.

Over the course of Thursday and Friday night sessions, along with a couple of Saturdays, we will cover topics such as:

These workshops are perfect for crafters, makers, artisans, or creative hobbyists selling their work, or who would like to sell their products and grow their business.

PLUS, workshop participants have the opportunity to participate in the Birmingham Artisan Market Showcase on September 14th!

Workshop Series One: Marketing, Sales, and Getting Ready for Market

Thursday, July 18th, 5:30 - 8:45 pm

Friday, July 19th, 5:30 - 8:45 pm

Saturday, July 20th, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Note: If you would like to take part in the Birmingham Artisan Market Showcase on September 14th, you must make an effort to attend the afternoon session on Saturday, July 20th. During the session, we will review preparation details for the market.

Workshop Series Two: Planning Your Business

Thursday, August 22nd, 5:30 - 8:45 pm

Friday, August 23rd, 5:30 - 8:45 pm

Saturday, August 24th, 9 am - 3:30 pm

We hope you can attend all of the sessions.

Registration / check-in will be from 5 - 6 pm on weeknights . On Saturday it will open at 8:30 am. Weeknight sessions will end at 8:30 pm followed 15 minutes of end of workshop recap until 8:45 pm.

FAQ:

Q: Do I need to be a business owner?

A: Business owners, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs can join. All you simply need is a handicraft product you love to make.

Q: Do I need to bring anything?

A: We’d love to see what you make. Bring a couple of your products. A notebook would be helpful, too. Otherwise, nothing else is required but your presence.

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