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Creative Exchange

Presented by Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville at ONLINE, Nashville TN

Oct 01 - 02 2020
Creative Exchange

Creative Exchange brings together artists, arts administrators, creative entrepreneurs, and business professionals to build community across genres; inspire thought-provoking dialogue; and provide high-quality, practical tools to galvanize the creative economy.

Through inspiring keynote presentations, collaborative panel discussions, and informative breakout sessions, Creative Exchange addresses common challenges in the creative industries and sparks innovation to tackle those challenges head-on.

In addition to the conference sessions, Creative Exchange offers one-on-one consulting sessions with industry experts in specific areas like marketing, insurance, legal, and business issues.

Most importantly, Creative Exchange is about expanding your network and forging connections with fellow artists, makers, and creative organizations to cultivate a robust, thriving creative community in Middle Tennessee.

Register now to enjoy inspiring performances and informative panels along with sessions on mindfulness, movement, and plenty of fun things to do along the way! Expand your network and forge new connections with fellow artists, makers, and creative organizations while cultivating a robust, thriving creative community for all.


Day One Schedule (October 1)


Opening Plenary
Noon–12:15 p.m. – Welcome to Creative Exchange
12:15-12:30 p.m. – Opening Performance
12:30–1:30 p.m. – Opening Keynote

Be Mindful
1:30–2 p.m. – Take a break or enjoy Mindfulness for Creatives with Sadie Hart.

Breakout Sessions (Section 1)
2–3 p.m. Digital Marketing for Creatives
2–3 p.m. Decolonizing Arts & Culture
2–3 p.m. Addressing Imposter Syndrome
*2–2:30 p.m. The Inside Story on Artaya Loka & The Pronoun Party with Dana Greaves
*2:30–3 p.m. The Inside Story on 1767 & Aberdeen Studio with Patrick Hayes

Move Your Body
3–3:30 p.m. – Take a break or enjoy a Salsa Dance Lesson with Nicole La Bailarina.

Breakout Sessions (Section 2)
3:30–4:30 p.m. Achieving a Stand Out Community Arts Project
3:30–4:30 p.m. Storytelling and Data for Grant Writers
3:30–4:30 p.m. Telling Your Brand Story
*3–3:30 p.m. The Inside Story on Found Movement Group with Stacie M. Flood-Popp
*3:30–4 p.m. The Inside Story on Weirdo Workshop with Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony

Enjoy Time with Friends
4:30–5:30 p.m. – CreativeMornings Nashville hosts an Afternoon Happy Hour!

Get Your Questions Answered
5–7 p.m – Ask the Experts
Schedule a one-on-one consultation with legal, marketing, or business leadership experts. Attendees will be contacted with details on how to schedule an appointment after registering for the conference.


Day Two Schedule (October 2)


Start Your Morning Off Right
8–8:30 a.m. – Savor breakfast at home while listening to Motown in the Morning hosted by Jacob Jones!

Artist Entrepreneur Awards
8:30–9 a.m. – Periscope Pitch & Awards Presentation

Breakout Sessions (Section 3)
9–10 a.m. Understanding Your Unique Value as an Artist
9–10 a.m. Something from Nothing: Advice from Those Who Have Been There
*9–9:30 p.m. The Inside Story of Nashville is Not Just Country Music with Jamila “Mimi” McCarley and Thalia “Muziqueen” Ewing
*9:30–10 a.m. The Inside Story on Isle of Printing with Bryce McCloud

Be Intentional
10-10:30 a.m. – Take a break or enjoy Kindled Spirit hosted by Cameron L. Mitchell.

Closing Plenary
10:30–11:30 a.m. – Closing Panel
11:30 a.m. – Closing Remarks
Noon – Closing Performance

*Denotes half-hour sessions

Source: Arts & Business Council


$35/ABC Members. Email for the promo code.

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