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PitchFace in partnership with Arts North West
PRESENTING YOUR IDEAS, CONVINCING YOUR AUDIENCE
Pitching is a necessary part of professional creative practice, whether it’s discussing an idea for a work, talking to funding bodies about a project, or participating in a competitive pitch process or competition. It’s fraught with legal and marketing challenges and needs to be approached in a thoughtful and strategic way.
PITCHFACE is a relaxed workshop that provides practical advice on how to tell your best story, how to protect your ideas, and simple tips and tricks to avoid the ‘elevator pitch’ and build lasting relationships with the people who can help bring your ideas to life.
The workshop takes a practical and professional look at:
– Preparing for the Pitch – script, presentation, and you;
– Putting together a ‘live pitch’;
– Presenting online and in writing;
– Protecting yourself legally;
– The all-important Follow-Up.
What do I get? All participants of this workshop also receive:
– Lifetime access to a dedicated PITCHFACE Dropbox folder full of additional resources and workbooks to help continue the learning after the workshop is over;
– Access to additional free webinars to supplement the material covered in the workshop;
– The possibility of further one-to-one business advice, mentoring and support from one of our creative industries business specialist advisors.
All questions are welcome in this relaxed, safe and inclusive workshop. Participants are also encouraged to share their own experiences and network with their fellow practitioners.
Ideal For: Creative freelancers, established practitioners, arts organisations.
Who is presenting?
Business advisor and creative industries expert Monica Davidson from Creative Plus Business. Monica is a writer and filmmaker by trade who learned how to run a successful creative business and now shares that knowledge with others. In her workshops Monica discusses her own experiences, and shares examples from the thousands of people that she has mentored through the process of starting and building their creative businesses in the last twenty years.
What is Creative Plus Business?
We’re a social enterprise dedicated to educating creative people and arts organisations about business skills. We help through sharing practical knowledge in a fun and irreverent way, and everything we do is designed to help creatives to feel more confident and comfortable about the entrepreneurial aspects of their creative practice. We believe that a bit of naughtiness, tempered with a kind heart and a big dose of professionalism, is the key to helping creative people understand the boring basics of business.
Accessibility: if you have any access requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This workshop will take place on Crowdcast/Zoom. Click BOOK NOW to register. Prior to the event, you will receive your workshop link in an email from Business Connect.