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Helping Creatives to Sell

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Creatives have to manage a variety of issues when it comes to selling their work. This ranges from finding venues to sell in to setting prices for the work. This workshop will cover many of these issues including:

  • Pricing
  • Sales at open studios
  • Gallery shows
  • Commissioned pieces
  • Managing requests for discounts

This workshop will happen in person and on zoom simultaneously. The live session is at Hub 128 (128 Union St. New Bedford, MA)

You must register in advance.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop live or on zoom.


Jody Seivert, M.Ed., IDS Jody Seivert has been producing results in upper end, home fashion and design industries since 1979. She has been successful in a variety of positions in retail and wholesale, was a successful designer and an award winning regional and national training specialist with Ethan Allen and General Manager of Cabot House – a chain of high-end furniture and design stores in New England.

As an independent training and development consultant since 1988, Jody created and delivered sales and sales management training programs for La-Z-Boy and Thomasville and their retailers across the nation. In 1994 she expanded beyond retail to design centers across the nation. Trade showrooms clients include Holly Hunt, Kravet, Stark, Waterworks, Janus et Cie, Artistic Tile, Quintus, Thomas Lavin, and Century. Her executive coaching to designers and outside salespeople has created double digit increases in their business.

Jody holds a Master’s in Education with a concentration in adult learning. She is a certified residential interior designer, a professional member of IFDA, has CEU programs with IDCEC/ASID and has numerous other association memberships and is a regularly featured speaker at High Point Furniture Market.
In short, Jody Seivert helps home furnishings and creative professionals to make more money. .