SEA provides strategic resources, networking, and professinal development for both students and educators. Your SEA membership will help you increase the growth of arts entrepreneurship on your campus and assist in connecting you with other professionals who are on the forefront of growing this emerging field all while helping you to provide the best tools to help your students succeed. 


Why Join?:

Not only will you have access to the benefits listed below, but you will be part of an organization that is helping more artists succeed. Read why other institutions have joined:


"Millikin University Arts and Entrepreneurship program relies on SEA to give our students a look at what is possible in the Arts. Our program has grown from one course to an entire program in Arts Entrepreneurship and the SEA Conference is an important part of the experience."

                                               Sharon T. Alpi

                                               Coleman Foundation Professor in Entrepreneurship

                                               Millikin University - IL



"The National SEA Organization provides conference support, resources, contacts, and scholarships for our students through their grant program. It is the best deal going!"

                                 Dr. Dianne Welsh

                                 Founder, Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference

                                 University of North Caroline Greensboro - NC



Member Benefits:

This is an institutional membership. All students, faculty, and administrators at the institution are included. However, only one copy of the printed materials listed below will be provided. Additional copies may be purchased for a nominal fee. Materials will be sent to the individual filling out the membership form unless otherwise specified.

  • Listing with link to your institution's website on SEA's website

  • 1 set of Business bluprint book series by Guident Business Solutions

  • 1 copy of The Entrepreneurial Spark by Jose M. Romaguera

  • Up to 10 copies of The Conscious Creative: A Guide to Money Management

  • Invitation to member school faculty and presenter reception at the Annual SEA Conference (educators and administrators only)

  • Access to strategic resources

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Affiliation with a national program for arts entrepreneurship education

  • Connection with SEA Ambassadors in various regions of the country



Membership fee: $100

Membership length: Academic Year (August - July)







SEA ConferenceDirector, Amy Rogers

C/o North Central College

30 N. Brainard St. Box 365

Naperville, IL 60540

P:  630/637-5468



Member Schools:


Drury University

Springfield, MO



Millikin University

Decatur, IL



North Central College

Naperville, IL



St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN



University of North Carolina -Greensboro

Greensboro, NC



William Rainey Harper College

Palatine, IL