Tampa Bay Etsy Crew (TBEC) is an organization of local artists and crafters who have shops on Etsy. Founded by Julie Richarme and KC Bird on April 19, 2011, the group currently has 821 members. TBEC’s purpose is to help Etsy sellers in the Tampa Bay area to network and share information. Ultimately, this collaboration will make all TBEC members more successful.
Tampa Bay Etsy Crew’s members participate in casual meet ups, informational meetings, organize craft shows and community workshops or demo events to encourage the public to take up a new hobby or open their own Etsy shop. With the launch of their official website, www.tampabayetsycrew.com, TBEC is poised to make Tampa Bay known worldwide for its talented artists and crafters who produce quality handmade goods.