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Visualising your Contemporary Crafts Business: First Steps

The Crafts Council is inviting 60 IdeasTap members to take part in a day-long interactive workshop on how to test ideas for your contemporary crafts business.

These sessions are designed for makers in the early stages of their crafts careers, or people contemplating setting up their own craft business. There will be 30 people in each group.

The workshop will cover various topics, including:

-Turning our personal values into your business values
-Using materials and drawings to create a business picture
-What you need to do to become your ideal business
-Pitching: confidence tips, using the right language and perfecting the elevator pitch
-Q&A with experienced makers

These sessions will be hosted by the Crafts Council and Erika Watson MBA MBE.

For details on how to attend, please visit the Ideastap website.

The workshop is free but attendees are required to set up an Ideastap profile.