Events, Marketing & Social Media A Workshop

– a practical workshop for artists and arts/culture workers. Learn tips and tricks on how to get great results yourself. In this workshop we will cover a wide variety of marketing and promotion tools you can implement yourself on a limited budget. Learn: How events create a perfect platform for promoting and marketing your works, products or ideas How gaining sponsorship and forging partnerships are a smart way to support your event How to set goals and measure success The event planning process Practical and hands on use of a range of promotional and marketing tools including PR, traditional and online advertising, email marketing, social media, guerrilla marketing, website, basic analytics.

Date: Friday June 12 Time: 9 am to 3 pm Venue: Centre Wakefield La Pêche Cost: $10 (that’ll cover a nice lunch – the workshop is free) Maximum # of participants: 15

This is an all-day workshop with a lunch break and refreshment provided. If you are NOT able to bring a laptop, please let us know at registration time. Sign up online here or Email or call 819 459 2025 Your facilitators: Brenda Rooney Co-owner of Rooney Productions, Brenda is a producer, project manager, community developer and public speaker. She is also a leader in the new filmmaker’s self-distribution movement. Brenda originally comes from the world of theatre where she had held the position of Director of Communications for a number of theatre festivals and companies. Today, she is Managing Director of the Wakefield International Film Festival and a Director of Summer Film Camp. She was an Executive Board Member of Theatre Wakefield from 2004 to 2014. Her most recent feature documentary, PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE: the Nicole Bruinsma Story, has been screened coast to coast in Canada and in countries around the world.

Tasha Forget Tasha is the marketing and communications manager at Wakefield Centre. For more than 20 years Tasha has been developing and executing marketing and communications strategies utilising a wide variety of marketing methods including website development and management, social media, PR, email marketing, brand development and traditional and online advertising. Tasha holds a bachelor of Public Relations from RMIT university in Melbourne Australia and has recently completed the accelerated Social Media program at Algonquin College.