2012 Next Level Workshops

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2012 Next Level Workshops

Next LevelThe Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin offers the Next Level Program in order to raise the capacity of local creative organizations, businesses, and individuals. Recent economic impact studies reveal that the creative sector in Austin accounts for over $4.35 billion in economic activity and almost 49,000 jobs, and continues to grow. Strengthening management, marketing, and fundraising skills is crucial for maintaining a strong and sustainable creative ecosystem.

Jennifer Chenoweth will be teaching three workshops during this program including Professional Presence (August 8), Creative Entrepreneurship (September 5), and Community, Collaboration, and Trade (September 25). See below for a full schedule of the program.

AUGUST
2          Grant Writing Basics
         Fundraising FUNdamentals
8          How to Succeed in Business by Really Trying: The Story Behind The Intergalactic Nemesis
15        Professional Presence
16        Public Art Evaluation: Principles & Methodology for Measuring Impact (webinar viewing)
21        The Rules of Engagement: Above and Beyond “Social Media 101”
29        Your Brand Is As Your Brand Does

SEPTEMBER
5          Creative Entrepreneurship
6          Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards
10        Seducing the Latino Audience (webinar viewing)
12        Getting a Jump on Grant Evaluation and Reporting
19        Building Partnerships with Business: Employee Engagement and the Arts (webinar viewing)
25        Community, Collaboration and Trade

Visit www.austincreates.com for links to register.
Contact 512.974.7700 or culturalarts@austintexas.gov for more information.