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Monday, March 29, 2010
2010 Creative Chicago Expo Workshops - April 10 - FREE
Saturday, April 10
10 AM - 4 PM
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington, Chicago IL
312.744.6630 Admission free. There's a lot to do -- bring a friend!
Artists and art organizations in all disciplines -- music, dance, theater, media, fashion, literary -- are invited to Chicago's 7th annual gathering of resources, services and expertise specifically for people in the arts, the Creative Chicago Expo. The Expo brings the best of Chicago's cultural community together under one roof.
Discover over 120 vendors and services, 25 workshops and panel discussions on topics specifically for individuals, arts organizations and small art businesses. Back by popular demand -- Consult-a-thon.
10:30 Authentic Arts Marketing Adam Thurman, Mission Paradox
Fiscal Sponsorship Rory Golden, New York Foundation for the Arts
Forming a Non-Profit William Rattner, Lawyers for the Creative Arts
How to Write a Business Plan Office of the City Treasurer and Duman Microenterprise Center
Tools for Tough Times Shilpi Shah, Nonprofit Finance Fund
11:30 Cultivating Shamelessness Philip Huang, SF-based Artist + Provocateur
Forming a Business Daliah Saper, Saper Law
Licensing Basics Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
Public Art Crash Course Lynn Basa and Joel Straus
Sell Yourself Without Bragging Rob Sullivan, Careercraftsman.com, Career Elevator
12:30 Art in Vacant Storefronts Amy Meadows, Windows Matter Michael Perry, Art Pop Up Loop/Chicago Loop Alliance Alpha Bruton, Phantom Galleries Eleanor Mayer, Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce
Contemporary Approaches to Promoting Art The Chicago Urban Art Society
Funding from the Crowd Charles Adler, Kickstarter.com
Time Management for Artists Bruce Winston, Communication Society LLC and International Academy of Design & Technology
Your Financial Survival Kit Emily Watta and Diane Debicella, Fractured Atlas
1:30 Affordable Home Buying Opportunities Irma Morales, Chicago Department of Community Development
Foreclosure Prevention Richard F. Kohn, Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago
Grant Application Tips from the Inside Paul Botts, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Imagination Training Bite-Size Arts Ensemble, The Institute For Arts Entrepreneurship
Social Media, The News and You Diana Pando, Community Media Workshop
2:30 The New Normal: Delight Your Donors Robert Alpaugh, Campbell and Company
DIY Web Basics Jenny Kendler, Other People's Pixels Sara Schnadt, Chicago Artists Resource
Protect Your Future: Health Care and Emergency Preparedness Laura Arnesen Craft Emergency Relief Fund Renata Marinaro, The Actors Fund Dr. David Hinkamp, UIC Health and the Arts Program
Self-Promotion for Performers Peter McDowell, Peter McDowell Consulting
Your Credit Score: Rebuilding Your Financial Health Marve Stockert, Mortgage Education Foundation
Want a fresh set of eyes on your grant proposal, or suggestions on your marketing strategy? Make an appointment online for a one-on-one consulting session with an expert for only $15.
Find an expert on something you need -- career coaching, legal or accounting issues, portfolio or grant review, artist statements + resumes, casting agents, even organizational development and business issues for non-profits. PIck from over 40 consultants who will be at the Expo, and schedule your appointment online. Each mini-consulting session runs 45 minutes. Act soon -- spaces are limited! CONSULT-A-THON Guidelines and Appointments on CAR
Meet with local and national service and space providers, connect with top Chicago art and community organizations, pick up your copy of the 2010 Creative Chicago Directory.