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Art fairs are our business. If they are your business, too, tune in for all the news and insider tips about the nation's top juried art fairs and craft shows. The Art Fair Success Show is hosted by Connie Mettler, publisher of ArtFairCalendar.com and ArtFairInsiders.com.

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Part II of a series to understand the operations of creating a new art show. Artists and Charities Hand in Hand will host its inaugural event on November 2 and 3, 2019, at the Palm Beach Convention Center in W. Palm Beach, Florida. How does a new art fair get started? What are all the steps involved, and for heaven's sake, where does the money come from and where does it go? The show organizer, Ingrid Robinson, spells it all out, from the initial concept to opening and then closing the doors at the Convention Center. Finding a destination venue Finding partners and sponsors Finding exhibitors Marketing Paying the bills This is a tutorial about starting an event from scratch, networking with a local community to build a "must attend" show that benefits all involved, the artists, the charities and the philanthropic goals of patrons. The show: Artists and Charities, November 2 & 3, West Palm Beach FL, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Learn more: ArtistsandCharities.com
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Artists Casey Sheppard (a jeweler) and Evan Reinheimer (a photographer) join Connie to talk about their experiences using Kickstarter.com to fund their art projects. Casey's project raised funds to enable her to participate in the Cherry... more

Who gets into almost all of the top shows and can win Best of Show? Meet Jody dePew McLeane (pastel drawings) and Ted Gall (sculptor), involved in the art fair business for over 30 years and consistently exhibiting at the "dream shows."... more

Barney Davey, brings his expertise as an art marketing consultant to help artists bridge the gap between making art and making a living. As a sales and marketing executive for Decor magazine and Decor Expo tradeshows, Barney has... more

Guest Scott Fox, author of Click Milliionaires, gets down to the most strategic, smart and inexpensive ways you can: get a website up and running for little money why you need it quick and easy ways to implement it as a marketing tool... more

Any weekend, anywhere in the U.S., there are hundreds of art fairs filled with artists and the people who love attending the shows. Who is that person who is examining your work and maybe taking it home? Today's episode is a... more

Tired of encountering buy/sell at the art fairs? What can an art fair organizer do about it? What can an artist do about it? Our guests are: Carroll Swayze, a veteran of 40 years participating in the nation's juried art fairs has been... more

Rick Bryant, Director of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in State College, PA, joins Connie Mettler of ArtFairInsiders.com to share art fair stories and draw the names of the winners of the prizes for the Birthday Party Pledge... more

Do you love ArtFairInsiders.com? Do you check in regularly for information, support or a good laugh? You are not alone! Today's show is hosted by Connie Mettler and Internet marketing author Scott Fox. Welcome to our 3rd Annual... more

Join Connie Mettler as she talks with Wendy Rosen, one of the most influential people in the fine art fair & fine craft business. • Attending fine craft fairs and speaking with artists Wendy learned there was a for a broader market for... more

Join us as Connie Mettler talks with Amy Amdur, AmdurProductions.com, and Howard Alan, ArtFestival.com, two of the most important people in the art fair business. Amdur produces 17 Chicago area shows and Alan has two divisions... more
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