EVENTS

We will be offering a series of half day and full day workshops and smaller sessions with business pioneers and industry experts over the next 2 years.

Developing your Website and Digital Presence

led by Natalie Chaplin from Grow My Small Business

This session will encourage you to look in depth at how you position your business online, how you craft your message to your customer/audience to gain a response (call-to-action), and how you use images and text to communicate with your audience online and to grow your business.

Pacitti Company Think Tank, Ipswich

May 18, 2018

Stage 2, Norwich Theatre Royal

June 28, 2018

Pacitti Company Think Tank, Ipswich

July 25, 2018

Social Media: Getting Started

An interactive session to demystify the social media world

If you haven’t yet thought about social media for your business or have simply been avoiding all the madness, this is just the workshop for you. Our Social Media expert Meeta Thareja will introduce you to the most popular platforms for business, how these work and what you need to know to join the party confidently.

No 8 Thorpe Road, Norwich

May 31, 2018

Stage 2, Norwich Theatre Royal

June 12, 2018

Pacitti Company Think Tank, Ipswich

June 28, 2018

Social Media: Planning and Strategy

Help you to harness the power of social media without getting sucked down a digital rabbit hole

Meeta Thareja, our Social Media and Marketing expert will work with you to create a social media strategy for your business so you exactly know what business goals you want to (and can) achieve through social media marketing and how you can make it happen. You will walk out of this workshop with a concrete strategy and confident plan for marketing your business on social media.

No 8 Thorpe Road, Norwich

May 31, 2018

Stage 2, Norwich Theatre Royal

June 12, 2018

Pacitti Company Think Tank, Ipswich

June 28, 2018

How to Engage With The Media

With SFP Communications

The media are always on the look out for good stories. Whether it’s local, regional or national and print, radio, television or online, it can be a very effective way of raising awareness of your company, show and/or other activities to sell tickets, increase your audience and enhance your reputation.

This 3-hour workshop will give practical advice about how to engage with the media and how to make your story the one they want to publish.

8 Thorpe Road, Norwich

June 15, 2018

8 Thorpe Road, Norwich

June 26, 2018

StartEast Open Space

How do we create the future we want and what do we need to do it?

Open Space is a great way of getting loads of people involved in sharing their thoughts and ideas around one big question. It’s also a great opportunity to network.

This is an entry point into the StartEast programme.

 

OPEN, Norwich

May 29, 2018

How to Engage With The Media

With MetaValue

This engaging and interactive workshop will help beneficiaries develop a basic understanding of how to deal with journalists, develop a strategy and engage with media as effectively as possible. Giving participants the confidence to explore traditional PR for their enterprises – whether large or small, at a start-up stage or more established.

Pacitti Company, Ipswich

May 30, 2018

Quay Place, Ipswich

June 21, 2018

StartEast Network Jam

A day of hands on, practical workshops around business development

The day will consist of an introduction into StartEast, 2-3 workshops led by our fantastic advisors, time to network with other creatives in the region, and a Q&A session followed by help with eligibility forms.

This is an entry point into the StartEast programme.

 

 

The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich

June 7, 2018

Writers' Centre, Norwich

June 30, 2018

Intro to Rural Touring

breaking into the world of rural touring and/or engaging more effectively with rural audiences

Creative Arts East has been supporting rural communities across Norfolk and the wider eastern region to host professional live performance for local residents for almost 25 years. Karen Jeramiah is the charity’s Community Touring Manager, whose role is to manage and develop the successful Creative Arts East Live! rural touring scheme; brokering positive relationships between performers and volunteer promoters and supporting the effective contracting, marketing and touring logistics of live performance across rural areas.

Sir John Mills Theatre, Ipswich

June 25, 2018