Contemporary Ceramic Studios Association | Paint Your Own Pottery

The Contemporary Ceramic Studios Association (CCSA) is a not-for-profit trade association serving the needs of ceramic and paint your own pottery studios and suppliers around the world. The Mission of the CCSA is to promote creativity and excitement about our industry and be a resource for our members.

Access business-building tips and plans just for PYOP studio
Share problems and discuss solutions with other studio owners
Get discounts with industry suppliers and partners
Learn about the hottest creative trends in our monthly newsletter

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2015 Convention
August 21-24

Join us for 4 days of learning, inspiration, education, networking, shopping, ideas, techniques, new merchandise, trends, friends, fun, food and more. 

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Annual Members Receive:

  • Savings of hundreds of dollars every year with discounts from our supplier members.
  • Each studio member receives a dedicated listing in our Studio Locator ( powered by PlaceFull. This is intended to increase your exposure and drive more leads.  Member Studios also benefit from over $10,000 spent on advertising & search engine optimization each year will drive more traffic through their doors.
  • Access to download customization marketing resources, including press releases and ad templates, plus use CCSA's stock photo database.
  • The right to use all the technical and management materials you need to run your business, like safety posters and employee forms.
  • A twice-monthly project, Fuel For Your Fire, email that give you step-by-step instructions for new projects.
  • Our quarterly magazine, CCSA Today, chock full of industry news and success stories from owners just like you.
  • Only members can purchase our Studio Operations Start-Up Manual, a step-by-step guide to launching a studio or expanding one to the next level.
  • Receiving ongoing mentoring at events and year-round through our online forums and communication system.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends at CCSA's annual convention, where members receive significant discounts on registration, accommodations, classes, and more.
  • Access to our private Facebook Chatter site.  
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