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Welcome to the full calendar of events including business courses, classes, workshops, conferences and special events that we facilitate year-round in support of the entrepreneurial community of our region. Get a full overview of everything we offer at our next free orientation session. Also sign up to get updates in your inbox!

Pricing for Profit  Virtual

Zoom NC

Have you always wanted to know what financials you should be looking at? Do you know if your prices are in line with the market? Are you charging enough for your creative products or services? Come to this workshop to learn about some best financial practices for creative product and service based businesses. Hear from

$5 or Pay What You Wish

Insuring Creativity  Virtual

Zoom NC

So often the creative community doesn’t carry the proper insurance to cover your business in a time of need. 79% of creative based businesses do not carry the correct insurance necessary to protect their business. The lack of adequate business insurance represents a career-threatening financial vulnerability to creatives who are affected by emergencies beyond their

$5 or Pay What You Wish

Call for Entries: CYC 2021 Handmade for the Holidays Gift Guide 

Online

  Craft Your Commerce Handmade for the Holidays Gift Guide  Call for Entries   PARTICIPANT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 08, 2021 Mountain BizWorks and Craft Your Commerce would like to invite any artist, maker, and/or creative product business to submit their information to be included in our Handmade for the Holidays Gift Guide. Participation is free

Free

Scaling and Shifting Your Craft Business 

Center for Craft - Ideation Lab Asheville

You can join this class in person following strict COVID protocols outlined below* or via Zoom. How do you determine your value in the marketplace and in your own company?  Brett Binford, co-founder and CEO of Portland based Mudshark Studios, will share the story of how he started his first business and overcame obstacles along

$5 or Pay What You Wish

Alpine for Creatives  Virtual

Virtual Online — Zoom

The Alpine for Creatives Course is designed to support founders of creative businesses that have been operating for at least one year.   ​​This 5-week course provides a peer-to-peer learning environment for you to assess your creative-based venture to date and address the opportunities and challenges emerging on the horizon. The course will guide participants

$375

Catalyst Cohort 3 – Application Due 

TBA NC

Catalyst Cohort is a 12-month long, peer advisory program facilitated by an experienced growth coach. It is designed to help entrepreneurs of existing, high growth potential businesses navigate business challenges, develop and achieve goals while providing accountability and support. Participants of the program will gain access to one-on-one mentoring, expert speakers, business development services, and

Free
Mountain BizWorks orientation sessions

Orientation Sessions Free

Get a full picture of what Mountain BizWorks can offer, from foundational tools, finance expertise and learning to scale. RSVP using dates below.

Thu, October 7
Wed, October 27
Wed, November 17

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