Top 10 Tips for Creatives Launching a Business

Jacqui Vidal
Founder & Owner, Signed & Numbered
Alan Crabbe
Creative Tech & Pozible co-founder, Pozible
Lucy Guernier
Creator + Editor, Stolen Publications
James McKay
Founder, Uppercup
Kristin O’Brien
Partner & Director, Stolen Publications & Cassette Agency

About This Event

Whether you have a great idea for a business or brand or have already launched, join us for an information-packed evening to help kickstart your creative business.

Our lineup of passionate experts and successful founders will share their 10 fundamental tips to help you jumpstart your journey, avoid the common mistakes & pitfalls, grow your business and get you on the right track to success.

Whether you’re a designer, artist, musician, or just have a cracking idea for a product or service, join us for some practical tips with networking and libations all on us!

About the Instructors
Jacqui Vidal
Founder & Owner,
Signed & Numbered

Jacqui Vidal is the owner of Melbourne print shops Signed & Numbered. Since opening in 2010 in Greville Street, Signed & Numbered now boasts two Melbourne print shops, with a second Degraves Street location.

Signed & Numbered sells limited edition prints from emerging and established artists based in Australia and overseas. Print mediums include screen prints, gocco prints, etchings, digital (including giclee and hand-embellished / hand-finished prints), wood block, letterpress and lino prints.

Tired of the lack of accessible and affordable quality works, Signed & Numbered aims to challenge pre-conceived notions of how art is viewed and ultimately, enjoyed. As well as founding Signed & Numbered, Jacqui is co-founder of IVY MUSE, a Melbourne botanical wares studio and mother to Ellis.

Alan Crabbe
Creative Tech & Pozible co-founder,
Pozible

Alan Crabbe is the co-founder of Australia’s number one Crowdfunding platform Pozible. Alan describes himself as a creative tech that has a real passion for taking Crowdfunding to next level. He has a fascination for design, innovation and new creative ideas that change the world.

Lucy Guernier
Creator + Editor,
Stolen Publications

Lucy Guernier is the creator and editor of Stolen Publications. Born out of the belief that there was nowhere dedicated to showcasing the beauty of analogue work, Stolen began in 2012 with a bi-annual printed publication. As well as Stolen, Lucy works at Cassette – a print and design agency, based in Australia and Hong Kong. She is openly obsessed with anything print, design and food related

James McKay
Founder,
Uppercup

James McKay is the Melbourne based founder of Uppercup. A hospitality veteran with a background in Melbourne’s specialty coffee industry, James is a champion for sustainable design, winning the 2013 Melbourne Design Award.

Kristin O’Brien
Partner & Director,
Stolen Publications & Cassette Agency

Kristin O’Brien is one half of the analogue inspired publication Stolen and a Partner and Director at the communications & print agency Cassette.

Currently based in Hong Kong and with 11 years of print, agency & business experience, Kristin brings a passion for creativity, digital and the tactile & tangible to every aspect of day to day life.

About Our Partners

Pozible
Pozible provides the platform for project creators to present their ideas to a connected audience, worldwide. If people love what you’re creating, they can support it by pledging money.
Signed & Numbered
Since opening in 2010 in Greville Street, Signed & Numbered now boasts two Melbourne print shops, with a second Degraves Street location.

Signed & Numbered sells limited edition prints from emerging and established artists based in Australia and overseas. Print mediums include screen prints, gocco prints, etchings, digital (including giclee and hand-embellished / hand-finished prints), wood block, letterpress and lino prints.

Tired of the lack of accessible and affordable quality works, Signed & Numbered aims to challenge pre-conceived notions of how art is viewed and ultimately, enjoyed.

Refund Policy
Plans change. We get it. But if you can’t make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

Thursday, 16 April

6 8 pm

The Cluster

Level 17, 31 Queen Street
Melbourne , VIC 3000

 
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