Helping Artisan Entrepreneurs Participate More Effectively in the Global Marketplace

The global artisan economy is a $34B per year industry and countries in the developing world account for 65% of the handicraft exports around the world. Rich cultural traditions, diverse artisanal skills, and unique raw materials give countries in the developing world a competitive advantage. This growing demand for artisan products has resulted in new and more diverse market opportunities.  Millions of people — primarily women — participate in the artisan economy, practicing their traditional crafts as a means to gain economic security for their families and their communities.

The Artisan Entrepreneur program provides business development, marketing, and long-term support for international artisans enabling them to grow their businesses and participate more effectively in the global marketplace.

Artisan Entrepreneur is individually tailored for your specific needs and includes:

  • Artisan Entrepreneur Kickstart, a 2-hour kick-off call to benchmark where you are in your business today and identify your goals for the next 12 months

  • Artisan Entrepreneur Audit: an in-depth review of your current website, social media, and marketing strategy

  • Artisan Entrepreneur 360: 12 hours of 1-on-1 coaching

  • Artisan Entrepreneur Bootcamp: 12 video trainings

  • Artisan Entrepreneur Micro-challenges: 12 micro-challenges to keep you on track and push you out of your comfort zone

  • Artisan Entrepreneur Toolkit: resources, tools, worksheets, templates, and scripts

Your Investment: $1,500
*Artisan Entrepreneur is offered at no charge to qualified international artisans.