US Studio Membership
- Our supplier partnerships help members save hundreds and thousands of dollars every year.
- Each studio member receives a dedicated one-pager in our Studio Locator. This is intended to increase your exposure and drive you more leads. Your studio gets the benefit of $10,000 spent on advertising each year will drive more traffic through your doors.
- Quarterly Project Guides complete with supply list, instructions, photos, patterns, time to complete and estimated cost per camper.
- Download customizable marketing resources, including press releases and ad templates, plus use CCSAs stock photo database.
- Get access to all the technical and management materials you need to run your business, like safety posters and employee forms.
- You'll get our quarterly magazine chock full of industry news and success stories from owners just like you.
- Access to our private CCSA Facebook Chat site – where you can ask questions, get advice, get answers, network and interact with those who have walked this path your on. You’ll also get access to our old chatter site with over 10 years of questions, direction, photos, forms, and other discussions between our members.
Only members can purchase our Retail Guide to Opening and Operating Your PYOP, a step-by-step guide to launching a studio or expanding one to the next level.
- Receive ongoing mentoring at events and year-round through our online forums and communication system.
- Stay up to date on industry trends at the CCSA Annual Convention, where members receive significant discounts on registration, accommodations, classes, and more.
Annual Dues: $295 or Quarterly dues option: $86.25 ($345 total)
The Discovery Membership includes a one year membership to the CCSA and our Retail Guide to Opening a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio.
As a CCSA Member you’ll receive access to our website which houses:
- All the forms you will need for any studio – from press releases to hiring packets and everything in between.
- Press Release templates and instructions, Clip art, stock photos, Facebook cover photos, customizable fliers and many more marketing tools.
- Webinars – recordings and presentations for projects and business matters.
- The CCSA Today magazine 4 times a year – full of ideas, articles and inspiration.
- Member Discounts for art suppliers, rental cars, office supplies, printing and much more!
- Access to our private CCSA Facebook Chat site – where you can ask questions, get advice, get answers, network and interact with those who have walked this path you're on.
- Quarterly Camp Project Guides that include everything you’ll need to plan, start and run your camps. These include clay, canvas, pottery, glass, mixed media and other projects with photos, project directions and estimated time and cost per camper.
You’ll also receive our Retail Guide to Opening a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio. This guide is intended to give you a head start on opening a successful Paint-Your-Own Pottery (PYOP) studio. Most answers found in this guide have been asked and answered by individuals interested in opening their own studio. It includes information on:
- Writing a business plan
- Picking a location
- Negotiating a lease
- Designing your studio
- Inventory and supplies
- Financial information from current CCSA Studio owners
- Accounting systems
- And much, much more
The Discovery Membership is $395 and includes one year membership to the CCSA and the Retail Guide to Opening a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio – the guide alone is sold to non-members for $250 and to members for $125. Enjoy the savings and all the benefits that come with purchasing the membership and the guide together.
Full Membership (same benefits as above): $245
Digital Only Membership (same as above with exception being digital only magazine delivery): $180
International Studio Membership (EXCEPT CANADA)
- All the benefits listed above with the exception of a digital only magazine delivery
Annual Dues: $99
- Monthly Membership updates with new members sent directly to you
- Opportunity to promote products, give advice and offer up tips in our Chatter Community
- Gain Exposure with Multimedia promotional opportunities
- Print Ads and Online Ads of any size available in CCSA Today and on website
- Opportunity to exhibit at CCSA Annual Convention
- Network with our Studio Members at events, private online forum, or offer to mentor new and current studios
- Launch new products directly to buyers
- Use your product knowledge to influence sales trends
Full Membership: $440