The official companion blog for the first annual Creative Freelancer Conference is now up and running. Colleen Wainwright, aka the communicatrix, is the fearless blogmistress, and will also be a speaker at the event. Readers will be able to peruse blog entries from Wainwright, HOW Magazine editor Bryn Mooth and other speakers, to be posted between now and the August 2008 design industry activity.
The Creative Freelancer Conference will be held August 27-29 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. The event, co-sponsored by HOW Magazine and Marketing Mentor, will provide independent designers, illustrators, copywriters, photographers and others with pricing strategies, marketing techniques and the best business practices for running a one-person business.
Speakers for the conference include Ilise Benun and Peleg Top of Marketing Mentor; cartoonist, artist and writer Lloyd Dangle; and PR and issues management specialist Joan Gladstone of Gladstone International. Author, speaker, trainer and entrepreneur Lee Silber and Dyana Valentine, founder and principal of Creative Consultancy, will also be making presentations. Closing speaker for the event will designer and author Jeff Fisher of Jeff Fisher LogoMotives with his session, "Reaping the Rewards of Creative Independence."
Check out the latest conference news, and some of what to expect from the speakers, at the Creative Freelancer Conference blog.
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