A one-day business conference for the art, craft, and design world. Learn how to start or grow your business alongside fellow creatives. Hear practical advice from industry leaders and peers during keynotes, workshops, panel discussions and one-on-one time with experts.

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Learn and Make Together

Get a feeling for the what the 2013 Makers Summit was like — a full day of learning followed by The Best Craft Party Ever.

KEYNOTE

SPEAKERS

We invited some of the most talented people in the craft, tech, and design communities to join us at The Makers Summit. Listen to their stories and advice. Be inspired to dream big.

DISCUSSION PANELS

Get your questions answered by industry experts like Susan Peterson of Freshly Picked, Rachel Faucett of Handmade Charlotte, Michelle Morrison from Square, and more.

Branding Through Social Media

Stand out in our connected community

The Virtual Marketplace

Get the most out of your online store

Extras

Customize The Makers Summit to fit your business needs.

Experts on Hand

Experts on Hand

Complimentary 15-minute consultations with experts in various fields like accounting, legal, branding and marketing.

Resource Row

Resource Row

A hand-picked selection of products and services to help you become more efficient as you grow your businesses.

The Best Craft Party Ever

The Best Craft Party Ever

An evening mingling with peers and experts over dinner, followed by a time of creating. Tickets sold separately.

WORKSHOPS

These smaller workshops give you the chance to learn in a hands-on setting. Choose two when you register.

Product Photography

Use your iPhone or DSLR like a pro

Selling Wholesale

Break into the
retail market

Packaging

Give your brand a distinct look

DIY Web design

Website building made easy

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