Live Workshops

Come see me live! I love to tour the country (world!) and meet creative business owners in person. Check the list below to find out where I'll be next! And if you'd like to arrange for me to come to YOUR town or special event, click here for more information.

Upcoming dates

LYS Summit
Asheville, SC
April 23-24, 2017

Gwen Bortner will be teaching a 2-day workshop on all the essential information you need to successfully run a local yarn store. I'll be there, too – helping out with social media skills and providing 1-on-1 consultation sessions with yarn store owners!

For more information, visit this site.

 

TNNA Summer Trade Show
Columbus, OH
June 10-11, 2017

I'll be teaching two classes at the TNNA Summer Show:

YouTube for Shop Owners: Saturday, June 10, 8:00 – 10:00 AM

Fill Your Classes: Sunday, June 11, 8:00 – 10:00 AM

For more information and to sign up to attend, visit TNNA.org

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Past Dates

2017

Midwest Craft Con
Columbus, OH
February 10-12, 2017

 

TNNA Winter Trade Show
San Jose, CA – January 2017

2016

Craft Your Marketing for Local Yarn Shop Owners

August 16, 2016

Asheville, NC

For more information, visit this page.

 

Crochet  Guild of America
Charleston, NC

Yarn Market News Conference

Atlanta, GA

March 6-8, 2016

I'll be teaching about e-mail marketing. Sign up here.

Midwest Craft Con
Columbus, OH
February 19-21

Details here. Buy tickets here.

TNNA
San Diego, CA
January 9-11

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
Baltimore, MD
May 7 & 8, 2016

Knit and Crochet Show
Charleston, SC
July 13, 2016

Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza
November 10-13, 2016
Farnham, UK

 

Elevate Your Business with Joeli Creates
November 18-19, 2016
Manchester, UK

 

2015

January 12, 2015 5:30 – 7:30

Craft an Effective Blog
Burke Arts Council
Register here

February 4th, 2015 5:30-7:30

Craft an Effective Blog
Mayland Community College
Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) Arts Resource Center
Details here

March 26-29, 2015
Craftcation!

Pay Yourself
Craft an Effective Blog
Register here

April 23, 2015

Pay Yourself: An Artist's Guide to Finding the Profit
Haywood Community College

May 28, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm

Pricing 101
Transylvania Arts Council

May 31, 2015

Craft your Customer Path
WhollyCraft
Columbus, OH

August 18, 2015

Get More Done
CreativeLIVE
Purchase it here!

Seattle, WA
School House Craft Conference
October 2015

  • Pay Yourself
  • Craft Your Customer Path
  • Get More Done

2014

January 11-12, 2014

Market your Craft Class
Social Media for Beginners
TNNA
San Diego, CA

April 9th, 2014

Pay Yourself: An Aritst's Guide to Finding the Profit
Toe River Arts Council
Spruce Pine, NC

April 24th, 2014

Pay Yourself: An Artist's Guide to Finding the Profit
Haywood Community College
Clyde, NC

May 23, 2014

Pricing 101
Watauga County Arts Council
Boone, NC

June 26, 2014

Pay Yourself: An Artist's Guide to Profitability
Watauga County Arts Council
Boone, NC

July 17-19, 2014

Marketing for Crafters
A 3-day workshop with CreativeLIVE
You can still take this class HERE!

August 9 -10, 2014

Market your Farm with Live Events
Market Your Farm Online
Fiber as Business conference by the Camelid Community
Wooster, OH

September 4th, 2014

Pricing 101
Haywood Community College
Clyde, NC

September 24th, 2014

Finding your Target Market
Mayland Community College
Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) Arts Resource Center

December 8th, 2014

Marketing for Fiber Farmers
Shepherd's Forum, by Local Cloth

December 17th, 2014

Social Media for Artists
Mayland Community College
Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) Arts Resource Center
Details here

2013

May 6, 2013

Creating an Artist Portfolio
Social Media for Beginners
Ashe County Arts Council

September 30, 2013

Idea into Action
Isothermal Community College

October 1-3, 2013

Spot Your Sparkle at Gather Here
Create + Market your Craft Class at Cabot Street Studio
Boston, MA

October 8, 2013

Idea into Action
AB Tech, Asheville, NC

October 15, 2013

Pay Yourself: A Craft Artist Guide to Profitability
Isothermal Community College