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Artpreneur 2017 – Helping artists succeed

2017-11-03 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Meet me next Saturday, November 4th, at this unique conference that supports artists!

Get inspired by the artists and arts groups who work and thrive in our Nation’s Capital. The theme for the fifth annual ARTPRENEUR conference is Canada 151: Let’s Get to Work. We’ll bring together artists, business leaders and more to explore what’s next after Canada’s sesquicentennial year, and how we can develop momentum and keep the energy going for local artists. We’ll also reflect on the ways in which 2017 was a disruptive year, and how we can use disruption as a positive force to build new models and practices.

The fifth annual ARTPRENEUR Ottawa 2017 Conference will be held at the state-of- the-art Shenkman Arts Centre, in Ottawa, Ontario. The multi-disciplinary arts centre provides large conference spaces for a vendor expo, breakout sessions and capacity for 150 at presentations in the Richcraft Theatre. The program features inspirational keynote speakers, real-world experience workshops, relevant product demonstrations and numerous networking opportunities.

The ARTPRENEUR Ottawa Conference is a partnership between AOE Arts Council, Ottawa School of Art, the Shenkman Arts Centre and Wallack’s Art Supplies.

**Group discount of 20% off the early bird rate is available for groups of 8 or more. Please email info@artpreneurottawa.com or call Cassandra at 613-580-2767 for more information.**
ARTPRENEUR Ottawa 2017

Morning Keynote Address: Alexandra Badzak Director and CEO, Ottawa Art Gallery, in conversation with The Latest Artists and Anna Williams.

Morning Presentations
A. Picking the Perfect Platform (Entrepreneurship Skill – Basic: Social/Digital Marketing)
B. Building Relationships Through Content (Entrepreneurship Skill – Intermediate: Social/Digital Marketing)

Afternoon 1 Presentations
D. Visual Art: The Future of Gallery Sales
E. Theatre: Getting Past the Gatekeeper
F. Music: From Basement to Stage: Developing Your Performance as an Emerging Artist
G. Makers: Makers Gonna Sell

Afternoon 2 Presentations
H. Business of the Arts Basics (Entrepreneurship Skill – Basic)
I. Promo Video (Entrepreneurship Skill – Intermediate)
J. HQ Ottawa – Living in Ottawa and Working Elsewhere

For more information


8:30 am - 5:30 pm


The Artist’s Way with coCreations, Ottawa
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Shenkman Arts Centre / Centre des Arts Shenkman
245 boul. Centrum Boulevard
Ottawa, K1E 0A1 CA
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