Archive for January, 2013

CDPUG Program

January 23rd, 2013  |  Published in Other News and Events

Best Business Practices for the Creative Professional: How To Be A Mega Success Story

Date: 1/31/2013
Meeting Type: CDPUG General Meeting
Reception Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Horizons Computer Learning Center
1 Infinity Corp Ctr Dr # 250
Cleveland, OH 44125

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Speaker(s): Kristen Stuart (Lodestar Visions), Keith Berr (Keith Berr Photography), Linda Steed (In House Creative Solutions), Sarah Bass (The Creative Group), Carolyn Lewis (iDesign)

Cost: Free for members, $10 for guests

We are kicking off a New Year of stellar programing by hosting a prominent panel of creative professionals to help YOU win in 2013 by sharing with you their best business practices. Whether you freelance full-time, or moonlight in your spare-time, you’re certain to gain insights that will help you reap the benefits of your hard work and effort.

Our moderated discussion will include a diverse group of industry experts with a wide range of creative specialties. These specialties include graphic design, illustration, fine art, photography, web design, mapping, blogging, and talent recruitment. Our rockstar lineup for the evening includes: Kristen Stuart (Lodestar Visions), Keith Berr (Keith Berr Photography), Linda Steed (In House Creative Solutions), Sarah Bass (The Creative Group), and Carolyn Lewis (iDesign).

To start the evening we will thoroughly discuss the valuable topics of:
• Finding inspiration for your project
• Having a rock solid contract
• Time management
• Sales and promotion
• The ever important work-life balance

And then we are going to devote the remainder of the program to answering YOUR questions. Do you have a thorny problem hindering your success? Run it by our panelists and give them an opportunity to help you get ahead.

Join us for “Best Business Practices for the Creative Professional,” and give yourself an unfair advantage over the competition in 2013!

Please help with an RSVP
While an RSVP is not required for our members and guest to attend, it is strongly encouraged! We order our food, based on the number of RSVPs we receive. So, to make sure that we order enough food for all who attend, please RSVP at the following link: Click here to send RSVP by Email. Please include your name and number of people. Thank you for your help!

News from NOCA

January 18th, 2013  |  Published in Other News and Events

What would NOCA be without networking?

NOCA is kicking this year off on Wednesday, February 6 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at West-side Jaguar. NOCA and Montrose Auto Group are together again for another free MEGA-Mixer that promises to be the biggest and best event of its kind – ever! Learn more