One month into the new year and looking for a way to juice things up a little? If you’re local to New York (or within commutable distance) you might want to check out the intensive workshop being offered by Spark, the designers’ group in New York:
Saturday February 23rd
Spark Boot Camp For Graphic Design Firms
Where: NY Designs 45-50 30th Street
(Between Thomson Ave. and 47th Ave.) Long Island City, NY
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Cost: $50 per person, includes boxed lunch
RSVP: rsvp at sparknyc dot org
Get a head start on your 2008 resolutions with the following 3 segments:
10 am – 11:15 am
Marc S Levitt and Sheri L Koetting of MSLK will walk you through how to plan a marketing calendar for your design firm along with tips for how to maximize a minimal marketing budget.
11:15 pm – 12:30 pm
Howard Levy of Red Rooster Group will show you how to write proposals that seal the deal and negotiate the fee that you are worth.
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Onsite lunch and networking. A boxed lunch will be provided.
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Creative Services Consultant, Shelia Doyle of Langton Cherubino Group will show you tools for profitable design project management including: planning for profit, proposals as a guide and keeping within budget, utilizing the creative brief as a focusing tool for clients and creatives, time tracking, project meeting management, quality control methods, and tracking client revisions.