VES Education Event—Business Seminar

Saturday, 12 September 2009 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Thinking About Starting a Business?


Join USC Alumni “Entrepreneur of the Year” Shannon Gans, Executive Producer of New Deal Studios for a limited participation seminar for artists who are thinking of starting their own business.


Some topics to be covered:


·         Best practices when starting a business

·         Know where you are going - write the business plan

·         Setting your vision, core values and core ideals

·         Building the company culture

·         Creating an advisory team

·         Working with accountants and attorneys

·         Create your own economy - working with the internet

·         Build your brand - the importance of marketing and networking

·         When and how to hire employees

·         Difference between leadership and management


When: Saturday, September 12th 10a-12p

Where: Otis College of Art and Design— Room # 309

Address: 9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

2009 Visual Effects Society

5535 Balboa Blvd. Suite 205 Encino, CA 91316 818 981-7861


Cost: FREE to VES members click here

         $ 10 all others

Participation limited—You must RSVP to attend

All Non-Members RSVP to VES Office: 818 981-7861


Otis College is one block north of the Los Angeles Airport at the intersection of Lincoln Blvd and La Tijera. At the intersection, Otis is a tall seven story white building on the Northwest corner. Parking is from La Tijera (just behind the building). Approach the gate. The gate automatically rises. Park in any "non-visitor" open space. Enter the white building and take the elevator to the third floor.



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