Design Nation: Getting Started in Business
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Presented by Design-Nation in partnership with Briffa and Rhodes &
Thursday 30 Jun 2011 12-2pm Gallery Atrium - Business Design Centre, London N1
What is your next step after finishing your studies and exhibiting at New Designers? Have you thought about starting your own business? Are you considering it or have you already decided that you want to start up? Or do you feel there is no other option open to you because there are no jobs in your discipline?
If any of these question relate to you, then this seminar has a lot to offer because it gives an overview of the main topics that you will need to think about if you decide to set up your own business and it goes into greater detail on management essentials – finances and legal structures.
You’ll have the opportunity to have your questions answered by our experts and will also take away a free copy of Design-Nation’s Business Start-Up Guide for Designers and Makers (usually priced £5), which is the basis for this seminar.
Rachel Moses: Turning your ideas into a business
What is a business? This session goes over the basics of being in business, signposts tools such as Design-Nation Business Start-Up Guide and looks at case studies of members Design-Nation that have successfully set up their creative businesses.
Rachel Moses is Marketing Manager at Design-Nation.
Design-Nation helps designers to add value to their businesses through marketing and promotional opportunities available to its members – www.designnation.co.uk . It also provides business advice to anyone interested in starting their own business through its educational resource and training programme. www.designnation.co.uk/education www.twitter.com/D N education
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