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Workshop & Mentoring Programme

Workshop & Mentoring Programme

18 & 25 January 2020
Resort Project Space
Apply by 16 December

Day One
Join our creative industry experts for an information-packed day. Understand how to optimise your social media activity, get a handle on your finances and learn crucial communication and presentation skills for engaging customers and clients. The day will include facilitated networking sessions with like-minded businesses. You will leave with workable strategies that will support you in
running a more confident and successful creative business.

Day Two
Come to the second day of workshops for a goal setting and vision session, as well as how to register, protect and commercialise your creative work. The day will end with an opportunity to discuss your mentoring needs and exchange contacts with the participants you’ve met over the course of the two days. You will leave feeling more confident about your business plans for the next year, your long-term vision, as well as your intellectual property rights.

Meet the experts:
Remi Harris MBE has 20 years’ experience working across the creative industries as a trainer, senior manager, coach and business adviser in the UK and internationally. She is qualified with a Masters in Business. She is the author of: Easy Money? The Definitive Guide to Funding Music Projects in the UK (2013). Clients include Creative United, Somerset House Trust, the Barbican, Metal Culture, Association of Independent Music, The Musicians’ Union, PRS Foundation and many individual artists.

David Crump is an entrepreneurial professional with extensive experience in sales, marketing, finance and overall business strategy. He is particularly interested in working with creative businesses seeking to make a positive social impact. In his capacity as Head of Business Incubation at Cockpit Arts David currently works with 100’s of creative businesses in the UK and overseas.

Kate Faragher was a nervous speaker until she learnt the secrets of great speakers. She will share some of that with you. Since she has learnt these secrets she has become an actress on the National Theatre stage, spoken in front of audiences of hundreds and delivered a TEDx talk. Her style is described as challenging and compassionate. Her aim is always to help you discover your brilliance through playful, practical exercises.

Ian Goodyer is an experienced business adviser, tutor, coach and qualified mentor specialising in intellectual property (IP), product development and fund- raising for high growth start-ups. He regularly lectures at Birkbeck on the business aspects of IP, performs intellectual property audits and valuations for high tech/high growth businesses across all sectors. Ian also runs and is regularly a judge at the annual University of Brighton Enterprise Awards. He has worked for many years as a specialist advisor for high-growth start-ups for the South East England Development Agency and has a recent certificate in IP law from Brunel. Ian has a background as a technologist and is listed as the inventor on 12 patents.

Molly “Moodle” Wright is a specialist in social media management for creative, digital and independent businesses. With a degree in film and media from Canterbury Christ Church University, she worked for a marketing agency in London before finally founding her Kent-based award-winning Social Media Marketing Agency, Molly Moodle Media in 2015. She is a guest lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, hosts her own creative radio show, Molly Moodle’s Mash-Up and is a regular social media speaker. She has worked on a nationwide Banksy campaign, provided social media coverage for leading business magazines and regularly works with independent businesses and creative organisations across the UK.

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An event programmed for South East Creatives [SECCADS] and part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2014 to 2020.

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