PEI Crafts Council

Workshops & Events

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Annual General Meeting
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Annual General Meeting

PEICC Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday May 15,
Second Floor,  98 Water Street, Charlottetown.


ALL MEMBERS ARE URGED TO ATTEND.
This event is a Potluck, so please bring a favorite dish.

Registration begins at 6 pm.

 The Meeting is Called to Order at 7 pm.

Nominations are being accepted for Board Members.
Please contact Ayelet at the Crafts Council if you are interested in volunteering as a Board Member.

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Intro to Branding and Product Photography
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Branding and Product Photography

Come join Caley Joy Photography as we dive into how photography is one of the most powerful tools for marketing your modern business. During our afternoon workshop will we discuss; creating a cohesive brand through visual language, how to create images that will catch the eye of potential clients, how to set up a minimalist studio in any space, as well as, a live demonstration of photographing various local Etsy products.

Caley Aylward is a photographer based on Prince Edward Island. She is a lover of natural light, and is passionate about business and marketing. She believes in the power of influence that photographs can have on us, and our potential clients. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Ryerson University, and Bachelor of Education from Western University; the perfect combination for an afternoon of teaching the art of photographing your products for increased profit.

You are encouraged to bring a camera and 1-2 of your products which you will be able to use for practice.

Cost is $25 for Etsy Team PEI & PEI Crafts Council members, $35 non-members.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-branding-and-product-photography-by-caley-joy-photography-tickets-59975399033

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The Business of Craft Course
Apr
2
to Jun 4

The Business of Craft Course

We are excited to announce that Jody Racicot  will be the facilitator for the course!

Jody Racicot is a lifelong artist, craftsman and teacher. His furniture has been featured in National publications and has been exhibited from BC to PEI.
Jody teaches the business of performing for Holland College’s school of Performing Arts.
His work can be seen at 
jodyracicot.com

Along with Jody's experience and enthusiasm, there will be a number of guest speakers to provide you with the most up to date information you need to run your craft business.

The Course:

The Business of Craft Course is a 10 week course, 3 hours per week.

The Speakers:
April 2 - INTRO TO CRAFT BUSINESS - no guest speaker 
April 9 - DEVELOPING A BUSINESS PLAN - Heather Rossiter & Preston Llewellyn
April 16 - WHOLESALE AND CRAFT SHOWS - Bernard Burton 
Due to elections on Tue April 23, the class will be held on Wednesday.
April 24 - WEDNESDAY, MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS - Fraser McCallum
April 30 - GRANTS AND FUNDING - Shannon Pratt
May 7 - MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA - Mary Beth Malone  
May 14 - LAW for CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - Morgan Watts 
May 21 - FINANCES, TAX, BUDGETS - Joyce Boles
May 28 - RETAIL AND CONSIGNMENT SALES - Brian Lorimer, Morgan Saulnier   
June 4 - WRAP UP - Roundtable with guest PEICC members
  
2019 SYLLABUS VIEW HERE

Can I miss a class?
Yes, you can miss a class.   We will make sure to catch you up on anything you miss.

Is this a good course for someone thinking about starting a craft business?
Yes, it is.   You will gain knowledge from your peers, guest speakers and be pointed towards resources which will help get you started in the right direction.

If you you are working in the craft sector, as an emerging artisan, established artisan, small business owner, or as a craft shop owner, this course is for you!

200$+HST PEICC Members
250$ + HST Non Members
30$+HST per single class

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