Artisans Center of Virginia


The following businesses, in an effort to support ACV’s mission, offer special discounts to ACV members.


The Piedmont Council for the Arts


The Piedmont Council For the Arts (PCA) vision is to serve as a nexus for all things arts-related in our community…a region defined as Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Nelson, Orange counties including cities of Charlottesville, Staunton and Waynesboro. They provide services with and for artists, arts organizations, and arts educators, and help them serve the community at large by liaising with local and state government entities. PCA’s programs and services encourage access to and awareness of creative and cultural experiences by: Promoting artists, arts organizations, and cultural events in the region by providing web-based resources, hosting celebratory arts events, and co-sponsoring community cultural events and projects; coordinating programs in partnership that educate citizens about the arts, increase access to the arts, and provide forums that address arts-related issues in our community; and, advocating for the arts by creating a unified voice to encourage arts support at local, state, and national levels and by drawing connections between the arts and community.


The Hampton Roads Creative hosts:

The Modern Femme Movement Convention & Trade Show

Virginia Beach, VA

[email protected]


$100 registration discount to all ACV members! Simply use the code ‘ACVMember’ when registering online. CLICK HERE for more information and to register now!

The Modern Femme Movement is a widespread community of female entrepreneurs, small business owners and powerhouse speakers from all walks of life that focus on empowerment, relationships, worthiness, business management, social media, body image, dream-casting, balance and so much more. On May 12-14, 2016, Virginia Beach will host 900 motivated female entrepreneurs for a massive three day experience that will refresh, recharge and reward their commitment to their families, their business and themselves. Attendees will engage with top experts and leaders from all corners of the country to be challenged professionally and personally, redefining success for their own life journeys and celebrating their individuality and commitment to a meaningful life. Join us where ambition and family thrive in the life of today’s balanced woman and develop life-lasting friendships with working women just like you.

Convention hosted at the luxurious Westin Virginia Beach Town Center. In partnership with the local businesses of The Town Center of Virginia Beach, and a variety of surrounding companies, attendees will be pampered at one of the best hotels in Hampton Roads and will enjoy special discounts and deals as they engage local offerings and experience the beauty of Virginia Beach.

Scholarship opportunities are also available through The Hampton Roads Creative.

The Hampton Roads Creative

Virginia Beach, VA

Katy Blevins

[email protected]


Offers 20% discount on any services booked by ACV members. Services include: Social media profile optimization, social media training, Etsy product descriptions, photography lessons, small business consulting, social media consulting, social media management, content writing and more!

The Hampton Roads Creative begins every partnership with the end goal in mind. Visualizing where you want your business to be in 5-10 years is a pivotal step in determining the best social media and marketing strategy for today. Offering a variety of services from basic training and strategy all the way up to full-service creation and implementation, The HRC can walk with you as you get your bearings in the online world, sending you off on the right foot as you grow your social media presence.

Their mission is to empower small business owners in the social media arena with confidence, purpose and professionalism.


Charlottesville Welcome Book

Charlottesville, VA

Jennifer Bryerton


[email protected]


Offers 50% off advertising for ACV Artisan Trail Network’s “Monticello Artisan Trail” sites and ACV artisan members, plus free online media.

The elegant Charlottesville Welcome Book debuted in Spring 2009 to meet the need of reaching out to the thousands of newcomers and for tourists visiting Thomas Jefferson’s home at Monticello, the prestigious University of Virginia and the beautiful Charlottesville Albemarle region. High quality design, thoughtful editorial, targeted state-wide distribution and a strong online presence combine to make this free quarterly publication a powerful advertising choice for businesses. Each distinct chapter serves to highlight the advertiser when the reader is most interested in making a buying decision. The Charlottesville Welcome Book in print reaches more than a quarter million readers but online the digital version of the publication can easily reach thousands more all over the world who are considering a visit to our popular region. We also welcome your news releases and calendar events: [email protected]

Shenandoah Specialty Publishing, LLC

312 S. Main Street,

Lexington, VA 24450

Publisher, James Putbrese

Advertising Manager, Michelle Scott - [email protected]

Shenandoah Specialty Publishing, LLC offer significantly discounted rates to Artisans Center of Virginia members for:

~ Advertising your business in our popular magazines,

~ Print design, layout and publication,

~ Website design, hosting and maintenance,

~ Marketing packages – logo, website, biz cards, brochures, stationery, banners & posters.

Shenandoah Specialty Publishing, LLC, and its partners have been serving Virginia’s businesses for almost a decade with premium custom publications, design and Internet services. They welcome the opportunity to expand thier family of happy, prosperous customers to Virginia’s artisans.

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ACV greatly appreciates the opportunities these business offer to its members however does not endorse and is not responsible for the information represented or products and services provided. It is the sole responsibility of the business to provide accurate and detailed information about their products and services. The terms or arrangements made for any service or product exchanges, and any liability resulting from them, are the sole responsibility of the exchanging parties.


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