Overview

The Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and Nickel Plate Arts team up to offer The Art of Business and the Business of Art: workshops taught by local business leaders designed to help artists build their business savvy. Each workshop will cover a new topic, including tax preparation, building a marketing plan, tips on social media and how to prep for an art fair.

New in 2017: The Noblesville Chamber will be organizing a social gatherings for artists and business mentors to chat, vent, brainstorm, and problem solve.  These gatherings will start in the spring and will not only be fun networking events, but will provide artists the chance to compare war stories and seek out guidance and mentorship from many different sectors.  

We’ll post information about these gatherings, as well as details about the sessions listed below, as they become available!

If you want the latest updates, please become a member: members receive e-newsletters and discounts on these classes!

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2017 Details

Storytelling for Sales: Jan 18, 6:30-8 p.m.

In this session, local marketing and branding experts will help you learn how to use your own story to boost your success. Explore ways to turn your tales into treasure using online media, marketing materials, elevator speeches, and more. $5.

 

To sign up, click here.

But the Contract Says . . . : Mar 15, 6:30-8 p.m.

In this session, local law and business professionals will highlight how well-constructed contracts can help protect you, your work and your time. $5

 

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Building Your Marketing Plan: May 16, 6:30-8 p.m.

Back by popular demand, this will be an in-depth workshop in which you will build a specific and actionable marketing plan for your artwork. Space is very limited — advanced registration required! $10.

 

To sign up, click here.

The Artist's Guide to Social Media: Aug 16, 6:30-8 p.m.

In this session, tech-savvy experts will teach you how to Like, Follow, Tweet and Friend, as well as many other technical verbs that can help you promote yourself. $5.

 

To sign up, click here.

Building Your Marketing Plan: Nov 15, 6:30-8 p.m.

Back by popular demand, this will be an in-depth workshop in which you will build a specific and actionable marketing plan for your artwork. Space is very limited — advanced registration required! $10.

 

To sign up, click here.

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We’re weaving together the fabric of our community. Add your thread and get in on the art game! Enroll in an Art of Business class. Keep tabs on upcoming classes by signing up for our newsletter. Become a member, volunteer, be a teacher, share your ideas for building community around the arts. Contact us to learn more!

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