10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Artists & Creatives: Making Money Online
Every artist has a market, and it’s easier than ever before to sell to your target customers and collectors without leaving your couch. Thanks to the internet, artists now have access to resources and tools that allow them to make, sell, and fund their work virtually anywhere. However, knowing the differences between platforms, and finding the platform that best suits your needs, is the key to doing successful business online.
Charles Forsman, comic artist
Geoffrey Stein, painter
Ashley Strazzinski, photographer/book artist
Diane Scott, MCLA (Moderator)
Freelancers & Entrepreneurs: Making a Move
For many small businesses, investing in the right space is as necessary as it is challenging. For freelancers, the decision to rent workspace is as risky as it is rewarding. Panelists will discuss the most important things to consider when relocating or moving into new digs. Hear from a growing business, a developer, and a co-work space manager about making new workspace work for you.
Tim Burke, Framework
David Moresi, Moresi & Associates
Dana St. Pierre, Shire City Herbals
Steve Sears, The Stationery Factory (Moderator)
Businesses & Organizations: Crafting a Successful Internship Program
Internships are not only gateways to great careers, they are gateways to great employees! But interns need structure and goals in order to successfully contribute to your company and learn valuable skills in the process. Hear from internship experts in this session and find out how to create, promote, and maintain your new internship program.
Stephen Boyd, Boyd Technologies
Josh Levin, LympheDIVAs
Huff Templeton, Lever/Berkshire Business Interns (Moderator)