Music NL: Culture Business Workshop: Oct. 16-17

August 31, 2010

A 2-day workshop, entitled “Culture as Business”, that will be presented in a dozen locations across Canada in 2010-2011, including St. John’s on the weekend of October 16-17.

The workshop is for artists, musicians, writers, actors, dancers, and anyone else looking to make a living in the cultural sector. Please pass this information along to students, colleagues, or others who may be interested.

Items covered include:

Career options & lifestyle implications

The economics of culture

Hard skills (Finance, Budgeting, Accounting, Taxes)

Soft skills (Contracts, Copyright/IP, Negotiation, Marketing & Promotion, Professional Communication)

Long-term planning (Statistical Resources, Market Research, Strategic Planning)

By the end of the weekend, participants will have the beginnings of a comprehensive business plan, something that they can literally take to the bank.

Registration is $250/person for two days, with a reduced price of $200/person for groups of 5 or more individuals. For further details, or to register online, please see http://cultureconsult.ca/

Paul E. Guise, MBA, PhD

Culture Consult




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