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Funding & Finance Advice Workshop: Raising finances for your creative business or project

How do I finance my creative business? Everything you need to know about the money

On Thursday 15 March 2018, at LIFT, London, 10am – 5pm


Book now: Just £55 (£45 Early Bird tickets available until 5th February, £40 students tickets and £5 discount available for CC Directory makers) 

Are you looking for advice on how to manage your finances?  How to price your work?  Looking for expertise on how to manage your cash flow finances or set up a budget?  Looking for knowledge and support in seeking income for a project?

Why should you attend?

Find out about how to manage your finances for your creative practice 
Find out about funding options for your business whether you are a start up or more established
Find out the top tips from experienced makers on costing and pricing your work and how to manage sales and cash flows.

Who is speaking?

Alison Branagan, an experienced business coach will be offering a wealth of experience and expertise in supporting creative people in their business development.
Mary Loxley, an experienced funding advisor to help you visualise and achieve income generation for a project or your creative practice
Experienced makers will be sharing their wealth of knowledge and experience in managing and generating income for their creative businesses

What is on offer?

A better understanding of financial jargon, what you need to know that will support you now and in the future.
Top tips on easy to manage financial administration tools
A better understanding of the research and investment needed to support your business when looking to generate income for a project or your practice whether through grant funding, a kickstarter campaign or other income streams.

Proposed Agenda

10am             Arrival, registration and tea/coffee
10.30am        Welcome and Introductions
10.50am        Alison Branagan; business coach – your finances                           
12noon          Maker presentation
12.40pm        Break
1.40pm          Mary Loxley; funding advisor
2.40pm          Break
3pm               Maker presentation
3.50pm          Q+A
4.10pm          Reflection
4.30pm          Networking
5pm               Finish

What refreshments are provided on the day?

Tea and coffee will be provided at the start of the session and during the afternoon break.  Please note, no lunch will be provided, there are many suitable places to purchase your own refreshments within a five minute walk of the venue.


**£5 Discount available to Crafts Council Directory makers, please email for more info**

Pricing and business planning workshop is part of a series of workshops designed by the Crafts Council to provide makers with skills to export and promote their work successfully