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Workshops & Special Events

taxes-on-calendarTax Tips for Artists and Entrepreneurs |
Jan 24, 2015

The first of seven entrepreneurship workshops hosted by the A&BC and Discover Roxbury, this two-hour seminar will help you save money and avoid mistakes before tax season rolls around! Taught by the knowlegeable and entertaining Mike Tucci CPA of Cohn Reznick. Free for members. Read more | Register

Workshop_134x97Nonprofit Incorporation Seminar | Jan 29, 2015

This two-and-a-half hour seminar is designed to provide nonprofits with the information they need to proceed with the legal process of incorporation. Topics covered include the benefits of being a nonprofit, incorporating and structuring the nonprofit, state and federal reporting and regulation, fiscal agency, and completing the Form 1023 for federal tax-exemption. Time is set aside for general questions. Read More | Register Now

brandBrilliant Branding: Defining, Communicating, and Selling Your Work | Feb 14, 2015

Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business, large or small. An effective brand strategy gives you a major edge in increasingly competitive markets. But what exactly does "branding" mean? How does it affect a small business or fine art practice like yours? This workshop will do more than outline branding basics—leave will real strategies for defining, packaging, and selling your business or product. Free for members. Read more | Register

marketingBuilding Buzz: Marketing, Advertising and PR | Mar 21, 2015

You have talent and a great product, and your business is up and running. So where is everybody? Let the world know about you with marketing strategies that really work. In this workshop you'll learn the difference between marketing, advertising, and public relations; how to leverage social media for maximum impact; and 5 strategies you can adapt for your business and run with right away. Free for members. Read more | Register

law-newDon't Get Fooled: You, Your Business. and the Law | Apr 1, 2015

The A&BC and Discover Roxbury want to make sure artists and creative entrepreneurs aren't the fool on April Fools Day. From understanding copyright to navigating contracts, Jim Grace will empower you with the knowledge to protect yourself in the big, bad world. Free for members. Read more | Register

accountingFree Tools for Your Business: Google Apps and Wave Accounting | Apr 18, 2015

Find yourself running a business but never taken a business course in your life? Wondering how to organize your mailing list, share documents, keep track of expenses, create invoices, or pay vendors? This workshop will walk you through some free online tools that will take your creative business to the next level. Great for artists, artisans, "solopreneurs," and small business owners. Free for members. Read more | Register

small-business-owner1Small Business Essentials | May 20, 2015

Finally get the answers to all your burning business questions, from insurance and hiring employees to common legal pitfalls and business entities—finally learn the difference between a sole proprietorship, LLC and corporation! Presented by Daily General Counsel. Free for members. Read more | Register