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Creative Incubator - Twilight Talk Series

Creative Incubator - Twilight Talk Series

 

Book your place at one of our Creative Incubator: Twilight Talks during July & August. With topics ranging from marketing & social media and ways to build your brand, this talk series is a great opportunity to hear from experts in their field and get advice and tips to help you set-up or grow your creative business.

 

JULY // AUGUST 2019

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Why it's important to build your social media community

Leah Silverlock, Ooh!Festivals
Wed 31 July // 6-7.30pm
Belmont Filmhouse - Kino Bar


Leah Silverlock is an award winning Social Media director, trainer and advisor on content and social media strategy for the creative industries, specialising in Entertainment and Festivals.

She has been an established member of the social media and arts community within Scotland for almost a decade. Leah has led Social Media campaigns focusing on the fusion of arts and tourism as well as brand and entertainment. She is driven by community and believes it to be the pillar on which social media stands.

Leah is the Founder and CEO of Ooh!Festivals, an Edinburgh based social media studio, specialising in serving the arts and entertainment community.

FREE - no booking required.

 

MARCH // APRIL // MAY 2019

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setting up your creative business

Helen Castle, University Solicitor
Thu 28 March // 5-7pm
The Anatomy Rooms


Do you have ideas for a creative business or cultural organisation, and need to know more about the legal stuff?  Should you be a sole trader, limited company, partnership, SCIO or a co-operative?  The session will cover the pros and cons of different legal structures together with an introduction to general legal issues to think about when starting your own creative business.
 
RGU’s in-house Solicitor Helen Castle will present this informal session aimed at the creative sector, and will be on hand to answer questions. 

 
 

 
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going for funding

Hilary Nicoll, Look Again
Tue 9 April // 5-7pm
Belmont Filmhouse - Kino Bar

 
Interested in where you can find funding to support your project? Hilary Nicoll is Associate Director of Look Again and has a wealth of experience securing funds from trusts, foundations and public sources. She will present an overview of funds that are available and provide advice on applying for support.

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making your business work

Gabi Reith, Small Stories
Kirsty Scott, Business Growth Consultant
Tue 16 April // 5-7pm
Belmont Filmhouse - Kino Bar

 
Do you have a creative business you are looking to grow, or are you thinking of setting something up? 
 
Gabi Reith of Small Stories will look at some of the key changes she has made to grow her business over the past months, successfully increasing sales and profile. 
 
Kirsty is a specialist business advisor who has worked across Scotland, providing tailored advice to a variety of successful creative businesses. She will lead a session that will help you identify your aspirations and develop a forward plan for your company.

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building your brand

Kirsty Thomas, Tom Pigeon
Thu 2 May // 5-7pm
Belmont Filmhouse - Kino Bar

 
Kirsty Thomas is Director of successful creative studio Tom Pigeon, known for simple, beautiful designs that are exhibited and sold across the world. She will talk though her creative journey and how she has developed the business since 2014, focussing on building their distinctive brand, and will provide insights and advice on how to apply her thinking to your business.