I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at the Lake FX Summit in Chicago! I will be speaking on Financial Management for Creative Entrepreneurs. This interactive program will help creative entrepreneurs understand the financial and accounting side of entrepreneurship and provide discussion and feedback on common financial management issues. Get expert advice on starting a business, sources for funding and capital, tax implications of various legal structures, and the importance of good accounting. This workshop is at 10:30am on Saturday May 14 at 10:30am at the Chicago Cultural Center in the Washington Room. I am excited to speak at such an awesome event!
Lake FX Summit + Expo is the Midwest’s largest FREE convening of artists and creative entrepreneurs. Immerse yourself in the 2nd annual Lake FX Summit + Expo on May 13-15, 2016. Join national leaders in the arts and creative industries for conversations, panels, and workshops. Connect with expo resources. Discover new talent at evening showcases and shop the marketplace! The Chicago Cultural Center is the Lake FX hub.
This year’s Lake FX is themed “I’m in!” and asks attendees to immerse themselves in conversations, demonstrations and networking opportunities. More than 100 talks, panels and workshops – on topics ranging from marketing and engagement strategies to legal, financial and space issues – will be presented by industry experts for those working in the culinary, fashion, film and media, music, performing arts, technology and design and visual arts fields, with select programs identified for emerging artists and creatives.
Following 2015’s inaugural event, which drew 10,000 attendees, this year’s event will feature nationally-renowned speakers, including: Charles Adler (tech entrepreneur/designer); Nick Cave (sculptor/dancer/performance artist); Graham Elliot(chef/restaurateur/television personality); Rodney Jerkins (producer/composer /musician); Ramsey Lewis(composer/pianist/radio personality); Maria Pinto (fashion designer/artist/entrepreneur); Tanya Saracho (playwright/television writer); Regina Taylor (television and film actress/playwright)—and many others.