We offer many professional development opportunities, from workshops to conferences. Our learning opportunities and events focus on the professional business side of the arts, from audience development to financial management.

Members of Arts Network Ottawa receive a discount on our course fees and get access to extra professional development tools in the Members only section of this website.

Upcoming Opportunities

Arts Entrepreneurship and Career Management Intensive Series:
Jan 7 to Feb 11, 2019 on Monday afternoons from 2:30 to 5:30 at Invest Ottawa

Grow and succeed in your arts career with this intensive 6-part course designed for independent Ottawa region artists, arts collectives and arts groups.  Explore more in-depth arts entrepreneurship skills and knowledge in a small group setting with a maximum of 16 participants.

Training will provide participants with skills to better plan and market their work with creative ‘business’ solutions for goal setting, marketing plans, legal essentials and financial risk management.

Jan 7, 2019
Setting your Purpose, Goals and Value Proposition:
Jan 14  

Building a Business Plan for Artists and Arts
groups using the Business Model Canvas:
Ethel Côté. – MécènESS

Jan 21
Telling your story and pitching to potential supporters:
Manu Sharma – CSED
Jan 28  

Budgeting and Managing your Finances:
Susan Henry, Manager of Community Investments, Alterna Savings

Feb 4  

Legal Essentials:

Rights and Responsibilities
Byron Pascoe – Edwards PC, Creative Law

Feb 11th  

Creating your Marketing Strategy and managing your relationships:
Peter Georgariou – Karma Darma

Each workshop will be held in English, with booklets available in English. The bilingual facilitators will answer questions in both French and English.

Presented by Arts Network Ottawa, these workshops are made possible with financial support from the Ontario Arts Council.  We also acknowledge assistance from Invest Ottawa, WorkinCulture, mécènESS, Impact Hub Ottawa and CSED.

For more information and to reserve your spot click here to visit our EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arts-entrepreneurship-and-career-management-intensive-series-tickets-51422867180?aff=ArtsNetWebsite


2019 – May 31

ARTPRENEUR is a one day conference dedicated to helping local artists succeed.
Information, sign up for updates and registration: www.artpreneurottawa.com

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