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Maker Peer Mentoring Happy Hour with Handheld Handmade

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If you identify as a maker, an artisan, or a small batch maker, this event is for you. 

Join Distill Creative and Handheld Handmade for a maker’s industry peer networking event on Sunday, August 11th from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

We’ve all been there. You’re struggling to find a solution to your current problem, thinking you’re alone in your misery. But with so many creative entrepreneurs, makers, artisans, and designers in New York, you are hardly alone. This is your chance to network and commiserate with your fellow industry peers and work through your current pain point. 

Come prepared with your business cards, your sales pitch, and your biggest pain point. We’ll practice and workshop to find a solution with your peers. 

Come at 5:00 pm to get settled in and unwind with a glass of wine. At 5:30 we’ll start problem swapping. Think of it as speed dating but with solutions to your business problems. You’ll have the chance to practice your sales pitch and talk through one of your biggest pain points of the moment with other artisans and makers who are going through similar struggles. 

5:00 - Welcome, registration, and networking. Enjoy a glass of wine and snacks!

5:30 - Speed workshop. You’ll be paired with an industry peer to practice your sales pitch and workshop your current pain point. After 15 minutes we’ll switch and do it all over again. 

If for any reason you cannot afford the ticket price, please RSVP to No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

About Handheld Handmade: 

Handheld Handmade helps you discover delightful handmade finds all via text message. We offer a selection of curated accessories, paper goods, home goods, and jewelry, and we make checkout simple and easy. Join today by texting HANDMADE to 202-800-9191. 

U.S. numbers only. Data and messaging rates may apply. By texting HANDMADE to 202-800-9191 you agree to join Handheld and receive up to three text messages per week with a selection of handmade finds. To stop, reply STOP. For help, reply HELP. 

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About Distill Creative:

Distill Creative designs one-of-a-kind experiences to inspire creativity and build community. We host hands-on craft workshops, develop custom creative experiences, and provide consulting services for site-specific artwork, retail activations, event curation, and placemaking.

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