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    Effective Marketing & Communications -
    Full day workshop

    When: Friday 6 April, 2018 - 9.00am - 5.00pm (Arrive from 8.45am)
    Where: Creative Victoria, Level 31, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000
    Cost: Free, but bookings essential. Workshop is strictly limited to 20 participants. Click here to book.

    PLEASE NOTE: This workshop has now reached capacity. Please register on the waiting list by following the booking link.  

    Do you want to sell tickets, attract sponsors, or build the profile of your practice or organisation? Are you an independent creative or a small creative organisation? If you answered yes, then you need this workshop!

    Strong marketing and communications strategies are vital to building your creative business and letting people know what you’re up to. This practical workshop will show you how to include marketing and communications activities into your organisational, project or programming plans and how you can develop strategies that are simple, impactful and realistic.

    Led by Ben Starick (Starling Communications) this workshop will provide ideas and best practice advice for creatives and organisations wanting to kickstart or refresh their approach to marketing and communications.

    This workshop is strictly limited to 20 participants – book quickly to avoid disappointment!

    Please note: During the booking process you will be asked to provide some detail or examples of what you want to learn by attending the workshop. Your answers are required to tailor the workshop to all participants. As such, we anticipate the booking process will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. 

    About Ben Starick

    Ben Starick is the Director of Starling Communications – consultants in marketing, communications, publicity, media relations, event management, project management and graphic design. A graduate in public relations from RMIT University, Ben has worked with many organisations spanning the breadth of the arts and culture sector offering services ranging from higher level strategic marketing and communications advice and planning to implementing comprehensive media and publicity strategies and campaigns. Ben is a past board member of Writers Victoria (as deputy chair) and Theatre Works.

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