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Top Ten Tips for Creative Business

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Meeting Room, Level 1A

1 Pope Street

Ryde, NSW 2112

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This fast, friendly and information-packed workshop covers all the basics for creative people who want to work for themselves.

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Ever wanted to turn your creative dream into a business reality? Are you already freelancing and want to know if you’re doing things properly? This workshop will explore the ten ‘pain’ points which make people feel like they might have to quit and what they can do to keep going.

Key elements explored in this workshop include:

• setting goals and planning your business journey;

• understanding and handling money matters;

• the key to managing time better;

• introduction to tax and legal resources for creatives;

• marketing tips and juggling the realities of combining art and business.

This workshop will be relaxed and informal. You can ask all the questions you’ve never been able to ask before and will have ample opportunity to network and get to know each other.

KEY INFORMATION

When - 9AM to 1PM, Saturday 21 March 2020

Where - Meeting Room, Level 1A, 1 Pope Street, Ryde (above Ryde Library)

Cost - This workshop is free but registration via Eventbrite is essential.

Please let us know any accessibility requirements when you register.

WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR?

Get the inside scoop on the basics of running your own creative business. This workshop is relevant no matter your creative profession or level of experience and speaks to anyone working for themselves in an arts practice, small organisations and not-for-profit organisations.

This workshop is open to anyone who lives, works, studies or plays in the City of Ryde.

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR

Monica Davidson, Director of Creative Plus Business Group

Monica Davidson is an award-winning expert on the creative industries, who began her professional life as a freelance journalist and filmmaker. In 2014 Monica completed her Masters degree in Screen Arts and Business at AFTRS, and was appointed as the first NSW Creative Industries Business Advisor by the Department of Industry. Shortly after she founded the social enterprise Creative Plus Business, which is dedicated to educating creative people about small business and marketing skills. In 2019, Monica was awarded the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia award for being a Creative Trailblazer that “advocates, mentors, donates, educates and advises within Australia’s creative economy”. Monica continues to work as a writer, filmmaker and occasional performer.

BUSINESS SKILLS FOR CREATIVES

This workshop is part of a series of free professionally run workshops teaching business skills to creatives in the City of Ryde. These workshops are an opportunity to get expert advice, meet other local creatives, and ask difficult questions in a supportive environment.

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