Smart Arts launches 13 November

In collaboration with The City of Newcastle and The Business Centre Newcastle Region, Octapod presents the Smart Arts series supporting the creative industries through a series of workshops and expert panel discussions.

Kicking of with The Business of Being Creative –  a workshop tailored exclusively to build the business skills of creative people and includes everything you need to know about working for yourself in the Creative Industries. $40 plus booking fee. Thursday 13 November, 1-4.30pm at The Business Centre, 265 King St, Newcastle. NOW BOOKED OUT!

You can also join the Spotlight – The Business of Being Creative panel where our panellists will share their stories, their experiences and their words of wisdom. Q&A encouraged and questions taken via Facebook or on the night! This event is FREE to attend but registration is required. Thursday 13 November, 5.30-7pm at the CBD Hotel, 348 King St, Newcastle. Followed by networking and drinks.

Smart Arts is an initiative of The City of Newcastle, The Business Centre Newcastle Region and Octapod. It is a series of professional development workshops, panel discussions and networking for the Hunter region’s artists, creative practitioners, arts and cultural professionals, managers and leaders. November 2014 – June 2015.