Fresh Arts will launch the first annual Fresh Arts Summit, an artist-centered, skill-building initiative. This 2-day program will convene over 150 local and regional independent makers and creative entrepreneurs of all disciplines to focus on tools essential to building artistic business literacy and networks. Fresh Arts is also offering 5 full and 14 partial scholarships to attend the Summit, aiming to fund over 10 percent of attendees. Deadline to apply is June 21, 2019. Summit is from July 19, 2019 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. to July 20, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Get tickets at http://bit.ly/FreshArtsSummit. Highlights of the Summit span an attendee reception, networking opportunities, multimedia presentations, hands-on workshops and round table discussions designed to foster an ongoing conversation about business ownership, community building, and audience cultivation. There will also be an Arts Expo that connects creatives to local businesses, resources, and organizations, as well as Mentor Power Hours that function as breakout sessions where attendees can speak to lead mentors in an intimate group setting.