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WESST Webinar Series: Essentials of Creative Entrepreneurship

Join us for a six-part workshop that will help entrepreneurs transform their craft from a hobby or passion to extra income in six short weeks. We are proud to provide New Mexicans with the business building tools that can elevate their passions and artistic visions while providing a path to financial sustainability. Essentials of Creative Entrepreneurship is perfect for Bakers, Beaders, Weavers, Woodworkers, Pottery Makers, Poets, Welders, Painters, Jewelers, and many other creative entrepreneurs that have formed the backbone of our great state’s artistic history and tradition. In this class you will learn the following:

  • Session 1: Business Model Canvas for Creatives
  • Session 2: Understanding Creative Markets
  • Session 3: Own It, Artist Statements, Goal Setting and Action Plan
  • Session 4: Intro to Creative Business Financials
  • Session 5: Navigating Online Creative Marketplace
  • Session 6: Pulling It All Together

This class will be held in six sessions on Tuesdays: July 20, and July 27, and August 3, 10, 17 and 24.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Please notify Holly Patterson at hpatterson@wesst.org when you register for the class, or no later than 24 hours prior to your class, so that WESST can make sure necessary accommodations are available. All programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

The Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Speaker(s): Bette Bradbury; WESST Santa Fe Women’s Business Center Regional Manager Dawn Facka; WESST Farmington Women’s Business Center Regional Manager Mark Gilboard; WESST Albuquerque Women’s Business Center Business Consultant/Trainer Holly Patterson; WESST Farmington Women’s Business Center Regional Program Coordinator Dave Vedera; WESST VP of Client Services

Please Note: THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED ONLINE. AN INTERNET CONNECTION AND A COMPUTER (or highly capable tablet-type device) ARE NECESSARY. Video conferencing instructions will be sent to you after you have registered for the class. This training class will be delivered in English.


Fee: No Cost