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October 22, 2023 | Tom Ballard

Maker City organization planning “Resource Fair with Knoxville’s Arts and Creative Business Organizations”

The free event on November 8 at the Emporium Center is for artists, makers, and creatives.

Knoxville’s The Maker City organization is collaborating with The Arts and Culture Alliance to host a “Resource Fair with Knoxville’s Arts and Creative Business Organizations.”

Scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. November 8 at the Emporium Center on Gay Street, the free event is for artists, makers, and creatives seeking to take their craft to new heights, both educationally and professionally. It’s also for anyone interested in learning about many of the resources available in Knoxville for makers. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to connect with representatives from several of Knoxville’s leading arts, maker, and small business organizations.

The Resource Fair is designed for anyone interested in learning about grants, getting their work showcased in exhibitions and markets, growing or launching a creative business, finding the perfect space to create, or simply connecting with like-minded individuals to build a supportive community.

“Navigating the creative landscape can be overwhelming. Whether you’re a seasoned creative or just starting out, this event is here to help guide you in the right direction,” added Courtney Hendricks, Director of Maker Initiatives at The Maker City

Participating organizations include Arrowmont, Black Business Directory, Dogwood Arts, Knox Makers, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, Let Her Speak, Maker Exchange, Pathway Lending, Real Good Kitchen, SCORE, Shora Foundation – Roots Collective, Tennessee Small Business Development Center, The Arts & Culture Alliance, The Bottom, The Knoxville Chamber, and The Maker City.

To register, click here.

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