Helping Members Succeed

AFCI is the premier trade association for the global creative arts products industries. AFCI fosters interest in the global creative community by connecting, inspiring and educating industry professionals who in turn engage and enable creators. Our vision is a passionate creator in every home in the world. Explore our offerings below and join AFCI to get the most out of our education and content.

It pays to be an AFCI member! Member discounts for your business are one way AFCI supports our members to succeed. 
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Education from AFCI is tailored to our members and their unique business needs, including fitting into a busy lifestyle. With varied formats that are all available live and to stream or download, you never have to be without the information you need. Whether it’s a Facebook Live iDiscover Chat, Webinar, or Seminar, AFCI Education has you covered. Click below to learn more about new year-round education coming in 2020.
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Creativation is the place where creative businesses go to learn, connect and discover. Join thousands of professionals for North America's largest and longest running creative industries trade event, January 16-20, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The AFCI Podcast is a show for creative businesses hosted by Jason Baum, AFCI's Director of Membership. Tune in monthly for new content and listen to Jason's conversations with leaders and innovators in our vibrant creative business community.
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Inspired is your one-stop-shop for content written by your peers and industry experts on trends and topics that are most impactful to you—creative innovations, business insights, and social media strategies.

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AFCI recognizes leaders and trailblazers within the creative industries through AFCI Industry Awards and the AFCI Hall of Fame. Learn more about each below.

Industry Awards   Hall of Fame