IGNITE Series 3.2 | Building Properties for Niche Audiences, With Sean Buckley
Want to better understand your audience and produce better media content for them? Join us for this workshop where Sean Buckley (Owner & CEO, Buck Productions) will discuss how to build the right team to deliver the right content, the right distribution strategy, and the importance of “valuing” your audience.
IGNITE Series 3.1 | Building Your Brand's Social Media Story, With Hamza Khan
Have you ever wondered if your digital identity is affecting your business or your personal brand? At this workshop Hamza Khan (Co-founder of Splash Effect) will help you understand your narrative and communicate it through social media. Whether you’re looking for a job, new clients, or to be recognised for your expertise, a strong personal brand is crucial to finding success.
IGNITE Series 2.2 | Legit! Everything from Contracts to Copyright for Creatives, With Robert Wakulat
This workshop looks at the most common legal issues for creative entrepreneurs after their successful company or alternative company formation. From intellectual property, to moral rights and licenses, you'll learn how to legally protect your work, sell online or in a studio, collect data and more. Presented by Robert Wakulat (Wakulat Dhirani LLP)
IGNITE Series 2.1 | Your New Creative Business and the Law! With Robert Wakulat
In this workshop we’ll look at ways to form companies, including alternative structures like not-for-profits and B-Corps and discuss potentially complex legal issues that can slow the growth of your business and take advantage of solutions and protections offered by the legal system. Presented by Robert Wakulat (Wakulat Dhirani LLP)
WorkInCulture Learning Series: Managing People in Arts & Culture
The key to a successful organization or business is acquiring and managing strong talent. In the arts and culture sector, that not only means surrounding yourself with skilled professionals but also commanding the ability to motivate and keep them! So how can you establish and ensure productivity from/for your team? Presenter Sandy Lee will help you decode the need-to-know aspects of human resources and best practices to support a happy, productive, and engaged team.
WorkInCulture Learning Series: Project Management for Arts & Culture
Artists and creative professionals live and thrive in a world of projects. Projects can be large or small, last from weeks or years, and involve a multitude of people. Whatever the project – whether you’re preparing a grant, staging a performance, planning an exhibition, scheduling renovations, or developing a resource – efficient project management can have a big impact on your bottom line. Presented by Inga Untiks, Instructor, Arts Administration and Cultural Management Program, Humber College School of Creative & Performing Arts.
WorkInCulture Learning Series: Partnerships & Collaboration in Arts & Culture
Partnerships and collaborations help organizations identify and address skill needs, and enhance arts programming and creative practices. This workshop will introduce you to partnership fundamentals using practical examples and exercises drawn from the art and culture sector. Co-presenters Alicks Girowski (Hot Docs, JAYU) and Gilad Cohen (artist, human rights advocate and founder of JAYU) will cover how to assess your readiness to partner and determine some potential opportunities.
Ignite Series 1.2 | Digital Marketing – Focus on Marketing Magic and Deliver it!
In his own inimitable style, Saul Colt, head of The Idea Integration Company, shows through a series of marketing examples how word-of-mouth momentum and taking risks can be created and harnessed by entrepreneurs to build powerful yet cost-effective experiences for their customers. He explains why marketing is about influence, connections, experience, emotions and entertainment - but most of all magic!
How to Rock It at the Holiday Market
The holiday season has arrived, bringing craft fairs and art markets galore! Taking part as a vendor can be a significant investment of your time, energy and budget. Attend our FREE workshop to gain the tips and tricks you'll need to make your market experience a success. Co-produced by Etsy, Makeology and Artscape Launchpad.
Theatre Ontario Series: Launching Your Acting Career
This workshop is for actors beginning their professional careers. In this two-hour workshop, Rachel Kennedy (Theatre Ontario) and guest actor Caroline Toal will answer the most frequently asked questions about the business of acting. Find out about: The realities of showbiz, becoming an actor, auditions & casting, affiliations & resources, and managing your career.
Ignite Series 1.3 | Fast-Track to Market: Effective, Authentic Communication
A brilliant new idea, a breakthrough product or advanced technology can open doors, but you can’t advance through them without the ability to effectively tell your story. Sharp communication skills, marketing strategy and media-savvy can take you farther. Join Franca Miraglia of By the Word, for this hands-on learning experience and coaching session.
Ignite Series 1.1 | The Two-Hour Brand Strategy Workout with Axle Davids
Your start-up brand needs to get in shape now. But not any workout will do. You want to work on its core: the key ideas that impact design, marketing, hiring, everything. In corporate speak these key ideas are called your brand strategy. And brand strategy expert Axle Davids (Distility) is here to help make your brand quicker to connect and stronger to sell.