Smart Arts WORKSHOP: Think Big

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A tailored, interactive workshop for small to medium creative enterprises and individuals on how to put ‘thinking’, ‘creative’ and ‘collaboration’ into business. The way to a successful future will be through collaborations – new and old (The Joined Up Innovation Report, March 2014), so join Newcastle’s creative practitioners and arts managers to focus on collaborating for program growth and project realisation. Practical tools, collaborative opportunities, design thinking and more…

Workshop facilitator is Christina Gerakiteys, Creative Director, Ideation At Work. Christina expresses a love of working in the innovation arena and the creative industries, presenting workshops and consulting with businesses and organisations to systemise innovation into their workplaces.

She consults as Business Advisor for the Creative Industries at The Business Centre and, in collaboration with the Business Centre, has developed the Rippler Effect Innovation Program.

Christina has been a part of Creativity and Innovation committees in the Hunter and on the Central Coast for several years. She speaks regularly on radio about innovation and business.

She plays a role in programming the Hunter Innovation Forum and brought the BRW Most Innovative Companies Breakfast to Newcastle in 2013 and 2014.

Christina works in collaboration with several organisations including UQ Power and Delivering Results and is a producer of Digital Media.

Christina is currently furthering her professional skills in the innovation space with a detailed doctoral study of Innovation and Creativity to complement her expertise in Business Management and training.

Your ticket to this event includes participation in the workshop and entry to the Smart Arts Spotlight Session February 26 at The Lock-Up beginning at 5:30pm.

WHEN: Thursday 26 February 2015

TIME: 2.30-4.30pm

WHERE: The Lock-Up, 90 Hunter St, Newcastle

COST: $40 plus booking fee.

ACCESSIBILITY: The venue is wheelchair accessible via a ramp, and has a unisex wheelchair accessible toilet.

Book now for the Think Big workshop. $40 plus booking fee.

Book now for the Spotlight Session (a panel discussion with big thinkers: 5.30-7pm $10 plus booking fee including refreshments or free for workshop participants).

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‘SmartArts: Think Big – Big Picture Partnerships’ is presented in partnership by The City of Newcastle, The Business Centre Newcastle Region, Octapod and The Lock-Up.