The Creative's Business Accelerator @ Fort Houston

The Knowledge And Skills To Unlock Your Creative Business

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The Creative’s Business Accelerator @ Fort Houston is a unique educational program for artists, designers, and creative makers who want to unlock the business potential of their creativity. This program consists of a collection of monthly workshops on topics critical to building a successful creative business. 

Facilitated by educator and coach James Szuch, each workshop is an educational, impactful, and fun experience that brings knowledge and skills to a small and committed group of creative entrepreneurs. You will be fully involved in the learning process through group discussions, activities & exercises, and opportunities to practice applying the concepts. Most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to apply the concepts to your business and address what you need to be successful.

If you’re trying to start, build, or grow a creative business, you’ll find the knowledge and skills that you need to be successful in the Creative’s Business Accelerator. Attend all of the workshops in the series or choose only the ones that address your specific needs. Regardless of which option you choose, you’ll be on the way to unlock the business potential of your creative endeavors. 

Creative's Business Accelerator Workshops

Your Instructor

James Szuch is passionate about helping creatives unlock the business potential of their creative endeavors. Through classes, workshops, and coaching, he is dedicated to ensuring that creatives have the knowledge and skills to shape their businesses to meet their financial, personal, and creative goals.

James has been teaching business and entrepreneurship in graduate and undergraduate programs for over a decade. He currently teaches entrepreneurship at the O’More School of Design at Belmont University. James has also worked with organizations like the Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville, the Nashville Fashion Alliance, and Fort Houston to deliver business education programs to artists and creative makers.

Fort Houston

Your Venue

Fort Houston is an interdisciplinary workspace for makers of all media, offering its participants and attendees the opportunity to discover their creative potential and thereby facilitating the enrichment of Nashville’s artistic community. Educational art courses, individual and shared studio spaces, creative branding and management; all of these components and more come together under the collective vision of Fort Houston, with the aim of continuing the exponential growth of Nashville’s creative enterprises.

In 2018, Fort Houston established the Fort Houston Artisan Support Project, in order to further extend these objectives. Encompassing both our maker space and contemporary art gallery, the non-profit will focus on expanding the educational outreach and exhibitive potential of Fort Houston.

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Is there a problem that you need to solve in your creative business that isn’t covered in these workshops? Is there a topic that you think we’ve missed? Drop me a quick note and tell me what you would like to see. We’re always looking to expand our offerings to cover the topics that are most important to creative makers.