Sept 14–16: Creatives Meet Business
The inaugural “Creatives Meet Business Experience” event comes to Austin this week, beginning on Thursday, September 14 and running through Friday, September 16.
CMBXP features four programming partners (Austin Learnshop, Creatives Meet Business, General Assembly, and Story Bar) who have teamed together to organized a variety of workshops focusing on the business-side, the artistic side, the marketing side and the storytelling side of being a creative.
Speakers include Sophia Bera (Gen Y Planning), Candice Digby (General Assembly), Eve Richter Dinnan (marketing and business consultant), Deb Gagor (author of “Branding is Sex. Get Your Customer Laid and Sell the Hell Out of Anything”), Bijoy Goswami (Bootstrap Austin), Philip Olson (The Art of Finance), Adam Sultan (Story Bar), Elle Tse (Look Think Make), AJ Watson (Thinktiv) and many others.
Workshop titles range from “5 Must Haves for Your PR Plan” to “Getting Started With Wordpress” to “Financial Literacy and Understanding Credit” to “Instagram for Business” to “”Onboarding and Managing Client Relationships From the Get Go” to “SEO for Beginners” to “Smart and Easy Retirement Plans for Creatives.” See the full schedule here.
These workshops occur at numerous venues around Austin including Atmosphere Coworking, Blue Owl Brewing, Carol Hickey Acting Studio, Juniper, Sky Candy, Soma Vida and the Back Pack.
Tickets for “Creatives Meet Business Experience” are still available at $100 each. Click here to buy tickets online.
Other events for the week of September 11
September 11: Ask Me Anything with CEO of Mars One
September 11: Texas: The Lone Startup Region
September 11: Co-Founders Wanted Austin Meet Up
September 11: Manoush Zomorodi Book Reading
September 11: EFF Austin Meet Up
September 12: HAMM Benefit Day
September 12: Diversity Networking with Huston Tillotson University
September 12: Inside the Teenager Tech Mind
September 12: Austin Technology Council CEO Summit
September 12: Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers
September 12: Getting Started With WordPress
September 12: Adult Swim in Austin
September 12–13: Data Center Austin Conference
September 13: Fireside Chat With TechStar’s Amos Schwartzfarb
September 12: Travel Tech Meet Up
September 13: Austin Hispanic Hackers Meet Up
September 13: Social Media Mapping Strategy
September 13: How to Raise Money for Your Idea in Austin
September 14: 17 Years as a Studio GM With Rich Vogel
September 14: PowerUp Austin! & Networking Reception
September 15: Johnson and Johnson: GenH Challenge Luncheon
September 15–17: 3rd Austin Diversity Hackathon
More upcoming events:
September 21–28: Fantastic Fest
September 22: Austin Forum
October 4: 50 on Fire
October 6–8: ACL Fest, Weekend #1
October 9–13: Austin Startup Week
October 12–12: Star Wars: A New Hope
October 13–15: ACL Fest, Weekend #2
October 16: SXSW 2018 content announcement
October 21: ContentATX
November 6–10: Austin Design Week
November 10: SXSW Accelerator deadline
November 10: SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards deadline
November 10–12: Sound on Sound Fest
March 9–18: SXSW 2018
Stay tuned to this space as we review more creativity-focused events for the coming weeks. If you have an event that you would like considered for listing in this space, contact me at hugh at sxsw dot com.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.
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