March 29 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
Registration Now Open!
Whether you’re just thinking about freelancing or you’ve been at it for a while, this event is for you. In this fast-paced, 3-hour workshop, we’ll discuss everything about running a first-class freelance business—everything from pitches and proposals, to rates and rationales, even contracts and client management. The casual format will include panel discussions and table topics. We’ve heard your questions; this is where to get them answered.
Make sure you arrive by 8:45 a.m. to grab your coffee and get settled. The program starts promptly at 9 a.m.!
Cost: $20 Members and Associate Members, $35 Nonmembers
Cost includes workshop, coffee with breakfast snacks, and lunch.
REGISTER by 11 p.m., Wednesday, March 27
Anyone is welcome to attend at the appropriate rate. Non-members who register at the member rate will be asked to pay the remainder/difference upon arrival.
Space is limited. To ensure your spot, RSVP NO LATER than the deadline. Due to venue requirements and advance ordering, we regret to inform you that cancellations made with less than 24 hours’ notice cannot be refunded.
- 8:45 Get coffee & get settled
- 9:00 Running Your Business
- Cost of business
- Setting your rates/fees
- Getting paid (when & how)
- Paper trail (contracts, briefs, invoices, etc.)
- 9:45 Your Business – From the Inside
- Your differentiator
- Your elevator pitch
- Your “big why”
- Pros & cons of working solo
- Time management
- 10:30 Your Business – From the Outside
- Who is your ideal client
- The problems you solve
- How to find your ideal client
- Client management
- 11:15 Self-Promotion
- Your website
- Your brand
- Social Media
- 12: 00 Lunch
Agendas and handouts will be available onsite.