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Career start up workshop: Cumbria

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The Yan at Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest

Hawkshead

Ambleside

LA22 0QJ

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Career Start Up: How do I start and structure my creative business?

On Wednesday 17th January, at The Yan at Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, 13.30pm-17.30pm.

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/grizedale

Book now: Just £40 (£30 Early Bird tickets available until 15th December 2017)

Our aim is to provide information and skills development for amateurs and early career professional looking to set up and structure a creative business from their artworks and designs

Why should you attend?

  • Find out about how to turn your making into your brand and a business tool
  • Get direct and professional advice on the key logistics of how to structure a creative business and how to build an audience for your business
  • Maker presentations, offering their knowledge, advice and expertise on how they set up their business.

Who is speaking?

  • Talent Development manager Katia Stewart, has over 10 years’ experience in working in the arts and working to support the business and creative development of artists and makers from amateurs to established professionals.
  • Two established makers providing an insight to their business and giving valuable advice on their experiences with setting up their businesses

What is on offer?

  • Advice on the logistics that need to be considered on where to start with marketing your craft, the potential costs and how to utilise your time and investment
  • Inspirational speakers to advise and to help you realise your brand ambitions and growth of your creative business
  • What is a brand? Key knowledge and advice given to finding your unique selling point that will help establish your brand

Proposed agenda:

1.30pm Arrival, registration and tea/coffee

1.45pm Welcome and Introductions

2.10 pm Katia Stewart, Talent Development Manager, Crafts Council

3pm Break

3.20pm Maker Presentation - Michael Eden

4.00pm Maker presentation

4.45pm Q+A

4.55pm Reflection

5.pm End of workshop/ networking

5.30pm Finish


What refreshments are provided on the day?

Tea and coffee will be provided at the start of the session and during the afternoon break.

Career Start Up workshop is part of a series of Business development workshops and events designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to strengthen their business development and promote their work successfully.

**£5 Discount available to Crafts Council Directory makers, please email for more info

The Yan is a fully accessible venue.

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LA22 0QJ

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