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Register for Running the Business of You
Running your own business workshop Join us online on Monday, March 13th at 2 p.m. (ET) for Running the Business of You, an online workshop offering practical insights into operating your own business as an independent contractor and/or self-employed artist.

The workshop will touch on the key areas that you need to stay on top of and provide practical tools to help you grow your business and further your career as an artist.

Participants will come away from the workshop with strategies, tips and best practices for:
  • Exploring your relationship with all things business
  • Building a practical business plan
  • Basic financial management
  • Marketing yourself as an artist

Date: Monday, March 13th
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (ET)
Venue: Online via Zoom

ASL interpretation will be provided for this event.

To attend, please register here.

Feel free to submit a question in advance while registering to ensure it is asked during the webinar!
Your instructor:

DD Diane Davy is the Executive Director of WorkInCulture (WIC), a not-for-profit arts service organization that supports the professional lives of artists, creative and cultural workers and the organizations that support and engage them.

Davy is also the President of Castledale, a consulting company specializing in the business of the arts and entertainment sector. Her areas of expertise include strategic business planning, corporate structure and management, marketing strategies, revenue generation, board governance, project management and other related topics.

Equity encourages artists from all equity-seeking groups to access our Mental Health & Wellness program and to attend the online Webinars. Facilitating participation of historically under-represented communities in these and all of Equity’s activities is a fundamental commitment to Equity’s membership.


Equity gratefully acknowledges the Government of Canada for the funding of these programs through the Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund (CPAWRF). / Equity tient à remercier le Gouvernement du Canada, qui a financé le Programme de réactivation par le biais de Patrimoine Canada et du Fonds pour la résilience des travailleurs du secteur des spectacles sur scène du Canada (FRTSSSC).


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