Opportunity | Net(work) presented by East End Arts

Learn the ins and outs of in-person networking, and how to best communicate who you are, what you do, and why it's important.

Net(work) is a free hybrid professional development and networking event designed for artists, creative space owners, and arts professionals. Hosted and facilitated by Jason Maghanoy, participants will be coached on in-person networking techniques and best practices, including how to best communicate who you are, what you do, and why it’s important. The floor will then be open for participants to network, get to know one another, and put their newly-acquired networking skills to work!

Refreshments will be provided. A slideshow of participants’ work will be played during the networking portion of the evening.

Who is this session for?

Artists and creatives of all disciplines, creative space owners, and art workers and administrators who:

  • Are interested in learning new ways to network more effectively
  • Are interested in ways to make networking fun and less intimidating
  • Are looking for an opportunity to meet local like-minded creatives

What can I expect?

Learn about and practice the art of networking in a friendly, casual, and supportive atmosphere. Meet other artists and have the opportunity to showcase and share your creative work.

This event will be held on the main floor of the Riverdale Hub, behind the café. The space is fully accessible, with wheelchair ramps located on the exterior and interior of the building. The session will begin with an hour-long presentation by Jason Maghanoy on in-person networking techniques and best practices, and then move into a free-form networking session, during which participants can get to know each other (as well as Jason and members of the East End Arts team) and put what they’ve learned into practice in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment.

A slideshow featuring still images of participants’ submitted work (see submission details below) will be on display for the duration of the networking portion of the evening. Participants are welcome to bring business cards, postcards, flyers, or small samples of their work for display/distribution. Participants are responsible for removing these items at the end of the event.

Tea, coffee, water, and light snacks will be provided throughout the duration of the event.

Register here.