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The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, founded in November 2012 and hosted by the Aspen Institute, is a collaborative effort of over 70 artisan businesses, artisan support organizations, corporations, government agencies, and other partners who are working together to promote the full potential of the global artisan sector.  

The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise was created to elevate the importance of the artisan sector, support and grow artisan businesses, and share best practices in a collaborative learning community. 


Digital Learning Series


Secrets to Building (or Improving!) A Successful Import Business

Friday, July 7: 3:00pm et

In our next Digital Learning Series, Elaine Bellezza of Bellezza Global Consulting will take participants through key strategies to build a successful import business, and how to avoid common pitfalls for artisan businesses. Elaine is a handicraft veteran with more than 25 years of experience working with thousands of artisan businesses across Africa. Are you looking for specific tips to improve your existing import business? Bring your questions for one-on-one Q&A!

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The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise hosts a Digital Learning Series - including webinars, YouTube videos, and other digital resources - to share resources and foster collaboration in our network. Find full recordings of past sessions below.