Our workshops cover a wide range of topics related to creative work and the issues and challenges facing creators. We let the top innovators share their passion in a variety of formats and locations. Whether it’s a top brand strategist from New York offering a highly-interactive session or the managing director of ‘unlearning’ programs for social enterprises bringing their experience to the creative field, you will be surprised and inspired about what comes next.
Creative Business Design
Got an idea for a business fuelled by your creative practice? Interested in commercializing a creative project? Want to stabilize or grow an existing creative business?
Launch: Turning Your Creative Practice into a Creative Business
This workshop will help you figure out the next step in getting your creative business ideas off the ground. No sterile business lectures, no suits, no 50-page business plans -- just a bunch of creative people ready to take creative entrepreneurship seriously.
Hustle: Diverse Revenue Streams for the Creative Business
This workshop will help you understand the revenue possibilities for your creative practice, develop a strategy for attracting resources and try out different approaches to communicating the value of what you do.
Grow: Leadership and Scale for the Creative Business
This workshop will help you turn a solo or small creative enterprise into something bigger. You will develop a strategy for growth and approaches to make short-term decisions that set you up for long-term success. Making the right choices now can ease the transition from a personal project to a sustainable enterprise.
Purpose: Organizing, Activism and the Creative Business
This workshop will help you understand the opportunities for cultural and creative organizations that are also supporting environmental, community or social objectives. Building the right partnerships and accessing the right resources can be the difference between struggle and success.