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(Webinar) Unlocked: An Online Screenwriting Workshop

In this hour-long workshop with guest instructor Christine Maul Rice, participants will write in response to a series of questions that will help visualize the place where a scene happens, experiment with point of view (to access the internal perceptions/desires of various characters), and explore dialogue, among other elements

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(WEBINAR) MONDAY @11: TRENDING CONVERSATIONS IN FOOD PRODUCTION

The team behind Bader Rutter’s The Intel Distillery is partnering with CFBN to host a weekly chat breaking down the headlines from the previous week impacting the food and beverage industry. Using The Intel Distillery’s Friday by Noon newsletter as a guide, you’re invited to participate in this weekly 30-minute on-line conversation.  Since 2012, The Intel Distillery has tracked the top stories from the most influential voices in the business. From farm fields to consumer plates, the Chicago-based team has diligently categorized and catalogued everything […]

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(WEBINAR) THE  MINIMUM  VIABLE  MARKETING  PLAN

Learn the top budget-friendly marketing tactics you should be doing right now in order to generate awareness and sales for your product or service. In this interactive and entertaining session, you’ll come to understand how to best use inspired brand-building principles, public relations, influencer outreach, social media, and advertising, and collateral materials to your company’s advantage.   David Kelbaugh, founder of Chicago-based Tacklebox Brand Partners, will tell you all your early- stage startup needs to know about marketing: brand development, public relations, influencer outreach, advertising, and more. He’ll introduce […]

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(WEBINAR) LGBT Diversity & Inclusion in the Arts Virtual Panel

Please join the British Consulate-General, Chicago for a Pride Month celebration and virtual panel on LGBT Diversity & Inclusion in the Arts. We are proud to partner with Joffrey Ballet, University of Illinois Chicago, Goodman Theatre and About Face Theatre to host this event. Register HERE As the world celebrates Pride Month, protecting the rights of the LGBTQ+ community at home and abroad remains as important a task as ever. This panel of Chicago arts leaders will discuss the progress made and the […]

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(WEBINAR) The Sounds of Social Justice [Part 2]

As we honor Black Music Month, join the National Museum of African American Music and the Music Business Association for Part 2 of an important discussion on the role of Black music within the music industry in bringing awareness to social justice issues and encouraging change. Gail Mitchell, Executive Director of R&B/Hip-Hop, Billboard H. Beecher Hicks III, President & CEO, NMAAM Binta Brown, Head of Business Affairs, Nice Work Monique Idlett-Mosley, Founder and Managing Partner, Reign Ventures Theda Sandiford, SVP […]

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(WEBINAR) Leading Through Change

As evident through current events, uncertain change can be scary. What should the leader of a company or team DO? Consultant and specialist Kirsten Ramos leads a webinar on the implications of change for your business and how to be an effective leader against the uncertainty. Learn about the choices you have and the tactics to manage that change. Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cN5GKk3nS_C0QUjqdU6MOA

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(WEBINAR) WHO KNEW: The Smartest People In The Room With Ted Cohen and Karen Allen

If you've been following this series, then you know we've been on a roll. And the magic continues with Karen Allen making a return visit to our room as the interviewer of Ted Cohen. These two music industry executives have worked together for years and there's no telling where Karen will drive this one. And if you know anything about Ted, it's going to be very interesting and entertaining. Music, tech, large scale events, investing...it's going to be a fascinating […]

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(Webinar) Writing and Designing a Résumé with Kelli Evans

In this workshop, you will learn how to define your strengths, strategically craft content, structure your information, and design a user-centered document that will lead to the interview you need to secure that job.

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(Webinar) How To Break Into Hollywood in 2020 w/Dominic Morgan

In this summer blockbuster of a talk, Dominic Morgan joins the Chicago Screenwriters Network to discuss the secret of developing a Hollywood screenwriting career strategy, and how to use that strategy to attract a top literary agent and land paid script deals with producers and financiers.

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