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The State of Making 2017

March 9 - March 24

Six sessions of things you need to know about the state of the maker economy and how things look after the 2016 holiday season!

NOTE: The September 2016 event has already taken place and we converted it for purchase as a course. We will do the same for this event one week after it is over.


They say this about having children, but it also applies to having a business baby. *REALLY* understanding what happened in your business and the entire environment it was living in over a year can be kind of hard to do. Social media, craft shows, wholesale, Etsy… keeping track of all of the changes can make your head spin.

In order to chart the course for our businesses after the holidays and into the new year, we are taking a look back with experts, insiders and makers to help us understand what’s next. That’s why we’re hosting the second annual The State of Making online summit this Spring: March 9–24, 2017.

During the summit we will cover:

  • Holiday Post-Mortem
  • Craft Shows, Trunk Shows, Pop-Ups, and Booths
  • Product Packaging
  • Alternate Streams of Income
  • Products and Product Lines
  • How two makers have weathered the ups and downs of this last year

Want to go into the year prepared for whatever is coming your way? We have assembled 12 panelists for a deep dive into the year before and thoughts on the one ahead. Stay tuned for more about the panelists!

All sessions will be recorded already and are available to watch as replays for a fee. As a bonus, you will also receive five worksheets! #ahasmembers are able to watch the recordings for free. If you are a member please email us for details or check the forums for more information.


March 9
March 24


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