Monday, April 25, 2011

New website! Have you seen it?! +Chance to win a 3-day pass to School House Craft!

We are so excited to announce the launch of UCU's new web site! We totally love it, and hope that you do too. We've implemented a bunch of new features to make it easier for you to navigate, such as:

* Separate FAQs for vendors and attendees
* Drop-down list of vendors from all our recent shows
* At-a-glance important dates for apps, deadlines, and shows
* Fun press links so you can see what all the talk's about
* Our blog, integrated directly into the site

To celebrate the launch of our new site and to say THANK YOU for supporting UCU and continuing to help make it awesome, we are offering a chance to win a three day pass to School House Craft!

School House Craft is a dynamic new three day conference for people wanting to gain the skills to run a successful creative small business. Are you considering staring your own business or do you already own your own business that focuses on craft, art or design? Do you have a shop on etsy, sell to shops and galleries, sell at craft fairs or want to start a new venture turning your passion into a business? If the answer is yes this is the conference for you!-The School House Craft Website

For your chance to win, leave a comment on our NEW blog post about this, letting us know why you'd be psyched to attend the conference. We will be choosing a winner at random on May 4th!

Don't forget to check out all the other awesome new site features while you're there!

Thanks to all that came out to UCU's happy hour! Great fun was had by all!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Save the date: A night out with UCU!

Come one, come all!
Mark your calendars for Sunday April 17th as we celebrate a night out with UCU!

Do you have a burning question about how UCU works? What it's all about? What you need to do to become a vendor with us? Or maybe you just want to see the fabulous people behind it all? Well, you’re not alone! Come join us for a night out with the UCU team!

We're hosting a happy hour at the beautiful Columbia City Theater on April 17th from 5:00 to 8:00pm. The UCU team will be on hand to meet all you lovely crafters and UCU fans for this open session of questions, networking and more!

RSVP here and submit your questions ahead of time to our intern Michaela.

he Columbia City Theater is located at:
4916 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

Also, we will be doing some great giveaways! Ooo La la! Be sure to bring business/contact cards to enter!

Hope to see you there!