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Juanita Berge | Philly Creative Guide Event Reporter

Creative Highlights - June
by Juanita Berge, 1 Jun 2010

Every month PhillyCreativeGuide.com brings you a full calendar of events in the Philadelphia region of interest to the creative community. Check out this month’s highlights:


Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Promise Breakers: An Artist's Legal Guide to Conflicts, Court and Contracts by Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Are you a fine artist? Designer? Musician? Dancer? Is someone not holding up their end of your bargain? Join us for a workshop at Crane Arts to learn more about conflict resolution options with the experts. Stephen Frishberg, shareholder at Deeb Petrakis Blum & Murphy, P.C. will serve as moderator with Associates Jenna Evans and Arthur Armstrong. The panel will present a guideline that can help you get paid, settle arguments, and move on to your next project. $10 covers 90 minutes of programming and light refreshment- and is redeemable towards PVLA service application fees. Get tickets. For more information, please contact the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia at 215 790 3620. Location: Crane Arts, 1400 N. American St., Phila. 6pm – 8pm.

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Social Media and Branding: A Hands on Experience by Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association

Looking to dive deep into the trenches of leveraging social media to drive brand extension, market share and top line results? If so, ‘Social Media & Branding’ is for you! You’ll need to bring your laptop…this class is truly hands-on, with WiFi for all! In this Social Media & Branding Forum, participants will go hands-on in learning how to maximize social media channels to extend the impact of their brand. In today’s Web 3.0 environment, brand engagement is more challenging than ever – from attracting the engagement, leveraging the engagement to ultimately measuring the engagement. In this small and intimate Forum, our veteran social media experts will provide participants with proven tools and techniques for successful building, maintain and improving branding values and engagement through social media channels. The hands-on nature of this day is intended to result in participants’ ability to return to the office and apply the learning’s immediately. This program will focus on these areas - The New Fundamentals of Brand Strategy, Authenticity, Transparency, Trust and the Elements of the Social Media Brand, The Tools of Social Media Branding, and Building the Social Media Brand Plan. COST: Member Price $725.00, Non-Member Price $1,020.00. Location: Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, 1201 Race Street, Phila. 8am – 4:30pm.

Thursday, June 17, 2010
INDEX A Designer's Resource Fair by AIGA Philadelphia

INDEX is Philadelphia's most comprehensive design fair where designers meet the vendors that serve their needs. For the second year in a row, Urban Outfitters' Jharoka space in the Navy Yard will be the place to learn about the latest in paper, printing, and interactive services. Support your AIGA chapter by attending this exciting event, and interact directly with the largest community of designers in Philadelphia. Join us! COST: $15 for non-members/ $5 for students non-members/ FREE for members. Pre-registration is required for non-members. Location: Jharokha Space, Urban Outfitters, Building 543 at the Navy Yard Space. 7pm – 9pm.

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Creative Workforce Featuring Robert Redford by Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Cultivating a Creative Workforce featuring Robert Redford. Join actor, director, producer and founder of the Sundance Institute, Robert Redford along with Robert Lynch, president & CEO, Americans for the Arts, for a provocative discussion about instilling a workplace culture of collaboration, innovation and bold risk-taking to drive business growth and draw the best talent. COST: $80 Per Person/ $70 for Arts & Business Council Program Volunteers. Contact 215-790-3620. Location: The Philadelphia Theatre Company, 480 S. Broad St. (Broad & Lombard Sts.), Phila. 8:30am – 10:30am.

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Summer Celebration by Eastern Technology Council and MAC Alliance

The Eastern Technology Council and MAC Alliance invite you to the region’s largest networking event of the year. Don’t miss this fantastic party! Members attending this popular event will meet the new organization leaders and board members as they enjoy live music, food and drinks. The fun and casual atmosphere of the Summer Celebration makes it a great venue for socializing and expanding your network with new contacts. The registration fee for this event is $20.00 for members and $55.00 for non-members. Registration for this event must be paid in advance. Please register by Friday, June 18, 2010. Contact: Ktuski@EasternTechnologyCouncil.org or 610-975-9430 x-4449. Location: Ace Conference Center, 800 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA. 5:30pm – 8pm.

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