CRAFT YOUR COMMERCE is an online series for Makers produced by MCA’s craft peers in North Carolina and open to all Maine craft artists! No membership required! The series includes:

A virtual networking event to kick off the series – Makers Mixer

5 separate virtual workshops that focus on various aspects of Selling designed to help you gain paying customers through effective, innovative tools and strategies.


Register Now for 1-6 Sessions: March 12, March 17, March 24,  March 31, April 2, April 7

The Maine Crafts Association is pleased to be a promotional partner for the 2021 Craft Your Commerce Project. This is an exciting professional development series available to Maine craft artists sponsored by American Craft Council and held in partnership with Center for Craft, Cowork at Center for Craft, Mountain Biz Works and University of North Carolina Ashville.

The fees have a flexible pay-what-you-can option starting at $5 per session. Current MCA Members in need financial assistance: MCA will pay the tuition for you – we are offering a limited number scholarships. Just email Sadie with your interest for a code and use it to register for 1 to 5 sessions!

#CraftYourCommerce returns with a fresh new Spring Workshop Series designed to help makers, artists and creative entrepreneurs develop their businesses with a focus on developing sales strategies and skills. If 2020 showed us anything, it’s that the way we sell our products has to change. This is gonna be #SeriouslyGoodStuff!

Craft Your Commerce is an entrepreneurship program designed for makers by makers. The virtual Spring Workshop Series on the Craft of Selling will feature a networking event, a series of informative and engaging workshops, and a creative cohort course “C3”. (Mainers please note: the C3 portion is only for North Carolina residents).

Soak up the entire experience with a series pass or sign up for sessions a-la-cart: