The Creative Entrepreneurship Lab is launching a free spring webinar series for artists, designers and makers! In these sessions you’ll learn key tools, insight and techniques to develop and grow your brand and business.
These sessions are for students, alumni, members of the arts community, creative entrepreneurs – all those looking to upskill, brush up on current knowledge, or gain new insights.
The CEL’s events, which are free and open to the public, will help prepare participants for successful careers as entrepreneurs in the new creative economy.
All events will be hosted online via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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CEO, Co-founder of FMP Matrix and Senior Producer
VP, Technology of Immersive Cinema
Date Change – June 3, 2021
With information technology, the Internet, and telecommunication, the world has become “global village”. Nowadays, the possibilities for a creative entrepreneur to cater to different communities in all parts of the world are limitless. Be part of a conversation with leaders of cultural organizations on how entrepreneurs from culturally rich and diverse communities can surmount challenges and showcase their unique assets and contributions.
When you start your creative enterprise, you will be wearing all the hats, from maker to marketer. Learn how to identify your target segments, develop your marketing strategy, and use high-impact content, online promotion, and social media to get the attention of the customers you need.
Thursday, May 13, 2021, 4 – 5:15 p.m. ADT
From getting funding to finding the right location, there is a lot to be learned about starting a business. It can be a lonely journey – but it does not have to be. Learn how a strategic partner, such as a business incubator, can help you in your endeavor and assist you in making better decisions for your business. Learn how a creator/maker can take advantage of specialized and adapted support networks for creative entrepreneurs.
Thursday, May 27, 2021, 4 – 5:15 p.m. ADT
Being able to analyze the ecosystem, develop a value proposition, or getting funding are vital steps to start and grow your business. Learn how to use a business canvas to better synthesize vital information on your venture. Find out how to use industry analysis, articulate a compelling value proposition for potential investors or other key stakeholders. Discover elements of business intelligence, different approaches to better navigate the bureaucracy, and the different types of supports out there for creative entrepreneurs.