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Business Planning for Artists - Nadja Sayej -

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - from 1 to 5 pm                                             
bbk-Bildungswerk, Köthener Str. 44, 10963 Berlin                            (please ring at "Bildungswerk/Seminarraum" , 3. floor, elevator)
40 Euros

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Knowledge of business, marketing and entrepreneurship skills are critical to helping a talented artist’s success in the contemporary art field. Learn the basics of business planning for your art career, while learning about the importance of mentors and networking. Handle your own taxes, contracts and financials. Learn how to thrive (not just survive) as a financially independent self-employed artist with the following topics outlined in this four hour workshop:

·         How to set goals and create strategies into a written business plan
         Time management and the weekly work schedule
         Managing your cash flow and developing a sales plan
         Establishing your online presence and marketing your work
         Networking 101: Establish contacts which can help you grow
        The importance of mentorship in the creative community
        Invoicing, taxes and contracts for the self-employed
        How to find complimentary paid work to supplement your income
        Self-promotion for the media, exhibitions and curators 

Nadja Sayej began her career working as a freelance newspaper reporter for The Globe and Mail in 2006, only to continue reporting on visual art and architecture for The New York Times and VICE magazine. Read articles. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design University fine arts program in Toronto, Canada, Nadja takes great passion in teaching creative professionals self-promotion and business skills in a time when self-employment is inevitable to succeed. No stranger to art school business workshops, she has lectured at NYU Berlin, the University of Toronto Art Center, Ryerson University, the Ontario College of Art & Design among others.