Are you a producer, writer, photographer, web designer, graphic artist, fashion designer, filmmaker, or involved in ANY creative profession? Do your creative interests provide a way for you to earn a living? Would you like the opportunity to share ideas with, and gain knowledge from industry leaders and peers alike? Then you should take advantage of the latest initiative from Enterprise Creative – Freelance Fridays; a series of free monthly training clinics for freelancers and solo entrepreneurs in any creative field.
With the growing freelance population Nigeria, we are aware of the importance of strengthening this group of mobile, flexible and skilled workers. At Enterprise Creative we believe that freelancing is not only a legitimate career option, but is also an increasingly important contributor to the Nigerian economy. Freelance Fridays will be practical, interactive workshops training freelancers and solo entrepreneurs in critical skills to enable them operate effectively in the highly competitive marketplace.
Every clinic will be led by reputable experts and will feature training on two distinct topics. There will also be opportunity for networking to encourage partnership, relationship-building, and business among freelancers. Participation in the freelance clinics is open to ALL freelancers and solo entrepreneurs from fields such as TV production, fashion, music, photography, web design, visual arts, writers, graphic design, film, etc. Whatever your skill set may be, the Enterprise Creative freelance clinics can – and will – help you successfully channel your passion into a path, to do what you love.
If you would like to be a part of Freelance Fridays, register online or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call Amaka on 0806 6566767 or Uche on 0803 8320660. Participation is free, but seats in the clinic are limited to the first 50 people to register and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Venue: The British Council, 20 Thompson Drive, Ikoyi Lagos.
Date: 7 December, 2012 (first Friday of every month)
Time: 9am – 1pm
About Enterprise Creative
Enterprise Creative is a non-profit social enterprise with a mission to strengthen and build capacity in the Nigerian creative industries through training, business support, information and professional development for aspiring, emerging and established creative entrepreneurs and practitioners. Enterprise Creative initiatives include the Creative Careers Fair™, the Forum for Financing Creative Business™ and Freelance Fridays™.