Craft NB Workshops

Interested in getting into wholesale and exporting your work? Check out these awesome workshops offered by Craft NB! SJAC is proud to join fellow sponsors Craft Alliance and the Government of New Brunswick to present this valuable program.

Export 101: Getting Ready to Export

Time: Monday, Dec 10, 2018, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Saint John Arts Centre, Tompkins Hall mini-theatre

Fee: $20 ($15 for Craft NB Members/Students. Are you a Craft NB Member or Student? Contact us for a workshop discount!)

Have you been shipping your craft or artwork outside of Canada?  Are you aware of the rules and regulations with regards to Customs Clearance and Duties? Whether you are shipping large wholesale orders or one item to an Etsy client, this session has important information, you need to know. This session is a great introduction to Exporting. The session will focus on the requirements to become export ready and the logistics for export compliance for clearance of shipments outside of Canada. The session includes the Craft Alliance diagnostic to determine whether your business is ready to export and what is required to become export ready. Topics will include; export diagnostic, product requirements, tariff codes, shipping logistics, paperwork and the general requirements for ease of doing business in the United States and other countries.

Ready, Set, Go! Preparing to Wholesale Your Product…

Time: Tuesday, Dec 11th, 9:00am- 4:00 pm.
Location: Saint John Arts Centre, Tompkins Hall mini-theatre

Fee: $40 ($30 for Craft NB Members/Students. Are you a Craft NB Member or Student? Contact us for a workshop discount!)

Are you a craft producer interested in selling to Retailers? This workshop is designed to assist local producers of craft, giftware and apparel in preparing to market their products through wholesale trade shows and selling to retailers. Participants attending this one-day workshop will learn about; producing for wholesale marketing, packaging, pre-marketing and promotional materials for trade shows, product design and development, pricing for wholesale, booth design, selling techniques, and other important tips to prepare you to enter the trade show market. Participants are asked to bring a sample of their product with them to the workshop.

Please note that lunch will be provided for the Dec 11th workshop! Be sure to include any dietary restrictions in the registration form.

Register here on Craft NB’s website!