Thursday, September 22, 2011


Saturday mornings, September – December 2011
Crossroads Theatre, 2590 Washington Street
Tram: 27th & Welton Station

This Saturday morning workshop series is tailored specifically to members of Denver's creative business community. Whether you own a business, work out of your studio or are a creative entrepreneur, this series will help demystify various business planning principles and challenges that will help you plan for the future.
Workshops $10 each, 10% discount for three or more!
To register, click here.

Upcoming workshops include:

MARKETING BASICS FOR ARTISTS, Presented by Neil McKenzie - September 24, 9am - Noon
Marketing is one of the most basic functions of business and often one of the least understood. Creating great art or producing a great product is not enough in today’s competitive environment to grow your art business – you need great marketing as well. This workshop will cover the basics of marketing and how you can apply them to your art business. The purpose of this workshop is to give participants a basis to learn more about marketing. Topics covered include:

- Understanding your customers and markets
- What are you really selling?
- Marketing vs. advertising vs. selling

  • ONLINE MARKETING TOOLS FOR BUSINESSES, Presented by Kim Mears, October 1, 9am – Noon
  • INCREASING YOUR POTENTIAL FOR GRANT SUCCESS, Presented by Margaret DeMichelis - October 15, 9am – Noon
  • MAXIMIZING THE POWER OF YOUR CREATIVE LIFE BY SPENDING LESS, Presented by Hannah Raynes & Anna Newell Jones, October 22, 9am – Noon
  • OVERCOMING HEALTH OBSTACLES FOR THE CREATIVELY UNINSURED, Presented by Hannah Raynes, October 29, 9am – Noon
  • 8 STEPS HOW TO MASTER SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION ONLINE, Presented by Darci Davenport Barlow, November 5, 9am – Noon
  • RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ARTIST, GALLERY & THE PUBLIC: LEGAL AND ETHICAL, Presented by Jack Pappalardo, November 19, 9am – Noon
  • FINANCIAL LITERACY: TAX PLANNING FOR CREATIVES, Presented by Matt Revers, December 3, 9am – Noon

To register and see a full list of workshops, click here.

For more information:

Create Denver seeks to strengthen the overall health and vitality of Denver by supporting the growth and development of the creative sector, including creative enterprises such as film, music, art galleries, art districts, fashion and graphic design and individual artists.

Create Denver is a program of Arts & Venues Denver and includes policy recommendations, programmatic initiatives, technical assistance and advocacy.