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Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program

The Kentucky Arts Council presents


Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program

+KY+41701/@37.6562989,-84.9124614,8z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m10!4m9!1m1!4e1!1m5!1m1!1s0x8844c8d9f3db520b:0xc262a953a3abe4d8!2m2!1d-83.175954!2d37.234696!3e0" target="_blank">Hazard Community and Technical   College
  One Community College Drive
  Hazard, KY 41701

5 sessions
  May 26-June 23

(Participants   are required to attend all sessions)

    Date        Time*   
    Tuesday, May 26        6–8 p.m.   
    Tuesday, June 2        6–8 p.m.   
    Saturday, June 6        10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   
    Tuesday, June 16        6–8 p.m.   
    Tuesday, June 23        6–8 p.m.   
      * All times Eastern Daylight Time   

What is the Etsy Craft   Entrepreneurship Program?

Etsy is   an online marketplace where people around the world buy and sell unique   goods. Craft Entrepreneurship is a program that equips people with the   knowledge and skills to start Etsy businesses and earn extra income through   their craft. Using Etsy as a learning lab, accepted students will learn the   basics of starting an online business. Students are guided through the   process of opening their Etsy shop and listing their products by a seasoned,   local Etsy seller. The Kentucky Arts Council is partnering with Etsy to offer   the program in Kentucky.

Who should participate?

Makers of   art and craft who are ready to sell their products should apply to   participate in the program. Since this program is designed for beginners,   students should not have made sales on Etsy before the first class. Students   must have a craft product they make that’s ready to sell. Program   participants must be willing to commit to all classes.

How much does it cost?

The class   is provided free of charge.

What will I take away?

Class   participants will create their own Etsy stores and learn entrepreneurial and   business skills. Each lesson covers a different topic such as marketing,   product photography or basic accounting. The goal of this program is to   provide students with the skills they need to turn their craft into a pathway   to entrepreneurship and earn extra income through the businesses they create.

Sounds great! How do I   apply?

Pre-register   by May 18 by going to http://artscouncil.ky.gov/Opportunities/Forms/EtsyCraftSessionRegister.htm.   After you register, you will receive a link to an online survey. Fill it out   as soon as possible. You should also send two photos of your craft product   and a short paragraph describing your work to Kentucky Arts Council Creative   Industry Manager Emily B. Moses at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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How to do Business with the Federal Government

How to do Business with the Federal Government

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Join us for a FREE Workshop!

Innovation Launchpad

149 East Main Street

Morehead, KY 40351

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Interested in doing business with the Federal Government? Then spend an afternoon with Dee Dee Harbut, with the KY Procurement Technical Assistance Center (KY PTAC). This Workshop will touch on various topics to help you understand how to sell your goods or services to federal agencies. 

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For more information call 606-783-2895 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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