Brooklyn, NY, May 20, 2019 - Artisan Indie, a leading craft commerce community and future marketplace for makers, crafters, and
Brooklyn, NY, May 20, 2019 – Artisan Indie, a leading craft commerce community and future marketplace for makers, crafters, and artisans, is bringing its Flourish Fusion Craft Commerce Conference to Brooklyn. The two-day experience will take place Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23, at BKLYN Commons, Seven Marcus Garvey Blvd, in the Bedford Stuyvesant/Bushwick section of the borough of Kings. Located just steps away from the J, M, and Z trains at Flushing Avenue, this central Brooklyn location is home to the borough’s emerging creatives, innovators and startups.
The global conference will bring industry leaders, top speakers, mentors, and experts from the craft selling world together for two-day conference providing key steps it takes to turn a craft into a full-fledged business. “Our community is all about growing in an empowering environment where we don’t compete with each other but instead offer support and guidance,” says Artisan Indie CEO Sarah Sewell. “Our focus is on selfless networking and teaching because we understand the principle of celebrating and supporting others in their success, and in doing so we all grow.” For those seeking to attend the conference in the comfort of their own home, the Flourishing Fusion Conference offers a participatory digital experience.
Flourish Fusion’s Saturday workshops include SELL: The Other 4 Letter and Using Design to Sell. A Master Mind Break Out Session will follow each workshop providing attendees key opportunities to craft, practice and perfect their elevator pitches and personal selling methods. On Sunday, top experts will conduct a photography workshop and workshops on selling on the Amazon and Shopify platforms.
According to The Association for Creative Industry, the premier trade association for the global creative arts products industries, the craft industry is a $44 Billion industry. With over 62.5M participants globally, the industry has experienced a growing increase in its millennial and generation Z members that counts for 2/3 of its constituency.