Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Calling All Creative Entrepreneurs

Shout out to all Whitsunday Creatives!

This July, take part in the completely free workshop ‘Arts Conversation with Emily’ and learn the key foundations needed to create a sustainable and successful creative-led business.

This free workshop covers all the intricate topics of creative business ventures including:

- Collaborating

- Diversifying income and future-proofing business

- Developing network skills and building industry connections

- Social media marketing and promotion

- Financial management

- Industry bodies and supports, and their roles.

Making sure to cover grants and business planning, workshop host Emily Murphy-O’Neill will touch on every aspect of the business.

Emily has an extensive history in events and music management, and for the past 10 years, she has overseen a range of Aboriginal singers and songwriters, as well as curated immersive programs, created festivals, and contributed to professional development across Australia and Canada.

Emily has a thorough experience creating and leading events, working and developing communities with co-design projects, and leaving a long-lasting legacy wherever she goes.

She is particularly committed to community and community engagement, highly promoting inclusion, legacy, and diversity.

These workshops work as open co-designed meeting spaces, where attendees can share thoughts and ideas, and the discussions and information can be tailored to the needs of the attendees.  

WHAT: Arts Conversations with Emily Murphy-O’Neill

WHERE: 3 Little Birds Café, 402 Shute Harbour Road

WHEN: Monday July 17, 12pm to 2.30pm


Learn all the intricacies of developing a creative business from a seasoned professional. Photo supplied

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