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BGC -

A leader in global 

crafts 

development

Elaine is one of the most creative and entrepreneurial people with whom I have had the pleasure of working. Her design talent, combined with her energy and sense for what works in a commercial environment is unmatched.

Nate Van Dusen, Vice President for Africa (former), CARANA Corp

Photo: S. Sangaru

We have been empowering global entrepreneurs to access world markets for 25+ years, growing businesses, creating 

employment and fostering leadership

"Elaine Bellezza has transformed the way many people think about and work on business development in emerging economies. She has an invaluable combination of broad and deep knowledge, experience and understanding of how international business works - from the grassroots level to the showrooms of the world's most successful brands. Her work is fabulous!"

   - Joe Lamport, Communications Specialist

  • Creative Industries project design & implementation
  • Global Market Linkages
  • Training & Coaching
  • Product Development
  • Product Sourcing
  • Research
  • Assessments and Mapping
  • Strategic Planning
  • Branding
Meet Elaine Bellezza
Full of energy, vision and passion, Elaine is one of the leading voices for global artisans.  For  25 years she has helped thousands of artisans grow their businesses, generate employment, and increase incomes.

A strategic, results-driven planner she has created many programs that have trained artisans to meet the demands of international markets and helped forge lasting BtoB relationships. 

"Having lived and worked in Africa for nearly 3 decades I have assembled a truly impressive team of advisors whose specialties enable us to offer comprehensive services."  

     E. Bellezza