Creative Entrepreneurship – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Creative Entrepreneurship

Accessing Business Growth for Craftspeople in Unama’ki-Cape Breton

The Creative Entrepreneurship Program is aimed at enhancing business skills for our Maker Members in Unama’ki-Cape Breton. We encourage makers of every practice to explore the program’s opportunities. We facilitate business skills development activities and engage with community partners to gather resources for craft producers at all stages of their careers. Our goal is to help you enhance productivity, drive promotion, and improve your capacity for growth.

Who is this program for?

You are:

  • Emerging creator
  • Mid-career
  • Established producer
  • Late career maker

You want:

  • to perfect or learn a craft
  • opportunities to grow your practice
  • explore new markets
  • downsize or pass on a skills

The Creative Entrepreneurship Coordinator delivers workshops, funding, wholesale and export opportunities, mentorship connections, and training to support sustainable craft practices in Unama’ki-Cape Breton.

Explore the tabs to the left to learn about what we do and how we might be able to service your needs. If you have questions about how to get started, or you want to share your ideas about growing your business, reach out to have a chat. 

CRAFT PAPER is the Centre’s regular Creative Entrepreneurship newsletter. You can sign up to stay up-to-date using the button below.