Guelph Arts Council Announces Marketing for the Creative Economy Workshop

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Guelph, ON – October 5, 2016 – Guelph Arts Council (GAC) is pleased to collaborate with WorkInCulture and the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre in presenting Marketing for the Creative Economy, a workshop for the creative community, on Tuesday, October 25. The workshop is generously sponsored by Inbox Marketer, and supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

The two-hour workshop begins at 4 pm at the new home of the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre at 14 Macdonell Street, Unit 100 (former Guelph Mercury building). The workshop will be followed by a networking opportunity. Refreshments will be served. Registration is $25 for GAC members, and $35 for non-members. For more information about the workshop, or to register, visit here or phone 519-836-3280.

In this interactive session, Judi Riddolls will guide artists, culture workers, and creative entrepreneurs in telling their stories, connecting with customers, and selling their work. Riddolls, an accomplished facilitator and coach and the founder of the Guelph-Wellington Business Enterprise Centre, has developed this session to meet the specific needs of creative ventures. Each participant will receive a personal workbook, in which they will launch a marketing plan that works for them.

Patti Broughton, GAC’s Executive Director, says: “At GAC we poll our Artist members regularly on the professional development topics they need the most. Marketing has been at the top of the list, and we’re so grateful to Judi and our partners, WorkInCulture and GWBEC, and to Trillium and Inbox Marketer, for their support in the development of this valuable opportunity.”

Since 1975, Guelph Arts Council has been dedicated to supporting, stimulating and promoting arts and culture in Guelph. Guelph Arts Council is funded in part by The Guelph Community Foundation and City of Guelph. We also acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

 

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