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Akron Art Museum
1 S High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

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January 19, 2017 6:00 PM
Akron Art Museum - Akron, Ohio
All Ages
Event Description

Join Crafty Mart for the second series of The Maker Sessions! 

January 19th 2017:

 Brick & Mortar vs. Online Retail

-Panel Discussion

-Pros and Cons of both

-Why Brick & Mortars still matter

-Benefits to Online Retail

-Consignment model (hours, employees, etc.)

-What’s happening in Akron and surrounding areas?



February 23rd 2017:

How to be a Crafty Superstar

-Panel Discussion

-Application Process

-Selling your handmade items


-Maximizing Social Media



March 30th 2017:

Selling Your Idea 

-Panel Discussion on promo materials (crit on website/business cards/etc.)


-Mini Business Pitches/-Elevator Speeches


-Customer Service/How to be present at your booth

Come prepared to meet your fellow makers and give a quick introduction of your creative business! ---Feel free to bring promo materials to pass along.



April 6th 2017:

Booth Critiques and Photographs

-Panel Discussion (Crit)

-Example of stellar table

-How to improve tables

-DIY Photo tips



May 25th 2017:

Developing Creative Habits

-Panel Discussion

-Setting goals

-Plan for the future

-Setting a schedule that works for you


-New Experiences/Inspiration

-Self Care