Free Seminar for Local Artisans Hosted by Artegon Orlando on July 29:
Central Florida artists and arts and crafts hobbyists can learn how to achieve financial success with their talents at a free, one-of-a-kind event. On Tuesday July 29th, 2014, Orlando Fun and Food learned that Carolyn Edlund will share her insight and advice on how to make money. Edlund has been operating a thriving art business for the last 20 years, and she will be bringing her information on success to you! The presentation entitles “The Business of Art: Turning Your Passion to Profit” will be presented at Artegon Orlando from 7-8pm with a Q and A session to follow. Artegon is located at 5250 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Edlund is the executive director of the Arts Business Institute and speaks regularly to groups and individuals about building creative careers and marketing and selling their work. With decades of experience mastering the most important parts of running a successful business, attendees will learn Edlund’s best practices of art marketing, sales, merchandising, building a loyal following and efficient labor management.
This event, hosted by Artegon Orlando, is free and open to the public at the highly anticipated showcase shopping destination scheduled to open this fall in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district.
Inspired by the great marketplaces in the U.S. and from around the world, such as Pike Place, Faneuil Hall, Chelsea Market, Reading Terminal, and Greenwich Village, Artegon Orlando features unique artists, one-of-a-kind boutiques, handcrafted items, and diverse food offerings alongside some of the biggest brands in dining and retail. Artegon Orlando is a showcase destination where an exciting and eclectic atmosphere will create lasting memories and become one of the must-see stops for Orlando residents, vacationers, and conventioneers.
Artegon Orlando is anchored by major tenants including Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Cinemark Theaters, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Berghoff’s Octoberfest, and Sheplers Western Stores.
As one of the most influential and forward-thinking development firms in the retail real estate industry, Paragon Outlet Partners LLC is the master developer of Artegon Orlando and brings a solid blend of unique experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and steadfast commitment to the development.
“Artegon Orlando is poised to become a significant attraction on International Drive in its own right, providing guests a new place to discover authentic local culture as they experience sights, sounds, and flavors of the Central Florida marketplace,” said Steven Sless, executive vice president for Paragon Outlet Partners.
Artegon Orlando’s indoor marketplace and bazaar and will feature an industrial-chic look with heavy wooden support beams, exposed brick, and weathered steel accents.