8 June
Photograph by Joe Shillington.

City of Sydney Night School for Creatives Series

City of Sydney is offering a free seminar series Night School for Creatives.

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to up-skill and maximise your competitiveness in the arts and creative industries. Arts Law assisted with programming this series for creatives.

This is an opportunity to up-skill in a variety of areas that affect the creative industries including:

  •          Digital marketing
  •          Intellectual property
  •          Business structure
  •          Financial management
  •          Strategy and purpose

Space is limited so you must book for each of the sessions you wish to attend. All sessions are free to attend.

Date: Wed 21 June 6pm – 9pm
Your Business

Simon Joyce from YCG and Suzanne Derry from Arts Law take a look at business structures for creative workers, good governance and financial literacy for non-profits

Want to harness internet searching to build your business? Bronte Hogarth from 1 Million Women offers a practical guide to all you really need to know about Search Engine Optimisation.



Date: Wed 28 June 6pm – 9pm
Your Assets

Suzanne Derry from Arts Law will step you through the essential art of protecting your IP.

Daniel Merza from YCG looks at the must know finance facts for sole traders, small businesses and creative collaborations.



Date: Wed 5 July 6pm – 9pm
Your Marketplaces

Whether digital platforms, physical spaces or the public domain – Suzanne Derry from Arts Law discusses the spaces you work in including hiring a venue to exhibit your work, tenancies, insurances, public liability, digital citizenship, licensing and online sales in other currencies and jurisdictions.

Social Media and Digital Marketing Strategist, Karen P’ng has helped some of Australia’s largest online retailers to drive engagement through targeted content and will share her steps through the ultimate Social Media Strategy.