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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. 

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Member Network

member network

The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise is a networking platform for organizations working at different points in the artisan value chain. Our diverse community of 142 (and counting!) members includes artisan businesses, social enterprises, online marketplaces, government agencies, and more. This network touches over 89,000 artisans in 110 countries around the world - 89% of whom are women. See where Alliance members are working across the globe here

Join us today!

Members of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise network receive exclusive access to networking opportunities and a tailored set of programs developed by the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise and key partners, including our Artisan Innovation Workshop, Artisan Loan Program, Digital Learning Series, and Heritage Initiative.

Is your business interested in joining our member network? Apply to become a member today!  

The Alliance Community