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Starting a Creative Business Workshop

Happening on Friday, March 9, register for "Starting a Creative Business", an initiative of WorkInCulture to support creative professionals of diverse artistic disciplines who are thinking about building a creative enterprise, and thus supporting the sustainability of the creative sector.

Runs from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 10C Shared Space, 42 Carden St. in Guelph. Cost is $10 and includes lunch. 

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This one-day workshop provides the basic tools of creating, developing and putting together a solid creative business idea that will shape the business plan. Through interactive, reflective, and writing activities that correlate with a workbook, participants get to step into the business mind frame and leave with the key components of their business more clearly defined.

Takeaways for participants
  • Step into the business mind frame
  • Build a bridge from creative professional to creative business
  • Clarify your business idea, direction & create the base of your business plan
  • Get to know your local business and creative sector supports and community

Agenda Includes:

Mapping your idea / business (and building the frame of the business plan)

  • Your business vision
  • Your business goals
  • Business Analysis

The Heart of Your Business
  • The problem
  • The value
  • The purpose
Who are your clients?
  • Creating your client avatar

Putting it all together
Panel with guest speakers sharing tips and resources

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