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There’s an awesome conference in Seattle this August called the Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs (CCE). I’m delighted to be speaking at the event! It’s being organized by some of the craftiest people I know:

The handmade and design movement is realizing a renaissance. The focus on sustainable, local and, more importantly, handcrafted product is a core value of the new generation of working professionals. Young entrepreneurs want to be able to build a community around this culture. They want to source out their material and service needs from independent businesses and advocate for policies that support small business owners and cottage industry. These communities are just starting to form across the USA. We have a strong contingent of creative professionals on the West Coast. CCE will be able to develop this community by providing meeting space, educational seminars, support and leadership in the form of an annual conference.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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