If you’re a maker, craft practitioner, artist, photographer, foodie or graphic designer and are considering turning your hobby into a business, the Creative Business Development Series is designed to give you the tools and confidence to establish a successful enterprise. The series will consist of talks and workshops, including marketing and promotion, basic business start-up information, branding, website development, and product diversification through creative skills development.

The 2017 Creative Business Development Series will be a multifaceted seminar series, featuring experts in the field.

The first two seminars, Turning Pro, hobby to a business | Q&A with Meleah Farrell, and Business Basics, were held in February and early March; for more information about the seminars or to request notes from each presentation, click here.

Coming up, the Gallery will be hosting the first of four brunch seminars, held the day after each market and featuring visiting makers. The first brunch seminar will be held on Sunday, 26th March, focusing on brand management and graphic design. Facilitated by Studio Twocan Director, Becc Sharrock, the seminar will include a number of practical exercises to help you determine your brand and best branding tools. To find out more and register, click here.

At the end of April, website specialist Louise Griffiths from Humanised, will be facilitating small group seminars. The workshops will be tailored to the participant specific needs, based on a SWOT assessment. To participate in this workshop, please complete the following survey.

Recommended for West End Market stallholders, artists, photographers and any emerging small creative business. To read about last years program refer to the Creative Business Development Series program.

For further details please contact: katie@form.net.au or 9173 1064.