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IAEOU

Weekly Event - Every Wednesday: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CST)

Chicago, IL

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In this 12 week class we will explore all facets of how to build an audience to advance your ideas, products, services or project. In this class we will explore your strengths, interests and abilities and how you can express them to draw people and opportunities to you. In this class we will cover storytelling through narrative, video and photography; website creation and development and advancement; how to build a successful project plan and create winning partnerships; basic budgeting and resource identification and gathering techniques; image management; branding consistency; and how to make the most out of the time you devote to social media. 

Sign up for a single class or the entire workshop. If you sign up for the entire workshop or a single class you are free to attend either the Wed or Sat class session. Your ticket for the entire workshop, or a single class, are good for either Wed or Saturday class AND even both if you want to come both times.

 

Week 1: Discover Your Why?
Explore why you do what you do and how to develop your audience for your creative interests and talents with founder of IAEOU, Institute for Arts Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneur the Arts Lisa Canning. 

Class Dates: Wed Jan 8th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Jan 18th10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you!
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

storytelling-once-uponWeek 2: Storytelling Through Narrative.
How do you tell your story? Learn how to sell your ideas, products and services through build a compelling story narrative with consultant and coach, arts entrepreneur, theater director and acting coach by training, STEM geek, language nut, and country boy at heart Lance Hall.

Class Dates: Wed Jan 15th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Jan 25th10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

43_storytelling2Week 3: Storytelling Through Video & Photography.
How do you tell a compelling story through video and photography? Learn how to use your smart phone to create compelling video and photography to sell your ideas, products and services. (Bring your smart phone to class!) This class is taught by 3 amazing individuals: Matt Hill, 5 time Emmy award winner, Scene Stream Films, fashion photographer to Hollywood and beyond, Michael Cooper, 3ep Studios and former film maker for Oprah for over 15 years, Bill Sacco.

Class Dates: Wed Jan 22nd 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Feb 1st 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

Project_management_planWeek 4: Building a Successful Plan for Your Event or Project.
Every event or project you start needs a well crafted plan to achieve your goals of building an audience for it. Come learn how to build a successful plan for your event or project with Lisa Canning and Miesha Williamson .

Class Dates: Wed Jan 29th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Feb 8th 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

save-moneyWeek 5: Finding the resources you need for your project including budgeting & time management basics and skill building.
We all need resources and a timeline to be able to make our projects and events successful. Come learn how to find the resources you need and build a successful timeline with Lisa Canning and Shettima Web. 

Class Dates: Wed Feb 5th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Feb 15th 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

stage-fright1Week 6: Public Speaking and the role of Improvisation in Communication

Public speaking is an essential part of building your professional identity. Regardless of if you need to speak on the phone to a client, or present yourself and your work to a much larger audience, preparing yourself to speak with impact and authentically requires some training and practice. Come join toastmaster dancer turned entrepreneur Brenda Star Woods and iaeou, Institute for Arts Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneur the Arts founder Lisa Canning for this exciting class.

Class Dates: Wed Feb 12th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat Feb 22nd10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

blog-vs-website-1024x941Week 7: Learn how to build your own website & blog for free in Wordpress and learn about the value and role of blogging in audience development.

Websites and blogs are essential today if you want to attract anyone to you and your work. Come learn from programmer and animator Paul Borawski how to build and improve a Wordpress website. Lisa Canning will discuss how to build a successful Wordpress blog.

Class Dates: Wed Feb 19th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat March 1st 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

buzzWeek 8: Creating Buzz for Your Event.
Learn how to produce event copy basics to publicize your event, social media basics and how to market your event on a shoe string budget with marketing expert Shemiah Williams from Modern Graffiti Marketing.

Class Dates: Wed Feb 26nd 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat March 8th 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

success-planningWeek 9: Project/Event Planning Success
In this class Lisa Canning and Shettima Web will help you complete a critical review of your project/event plan. In this workshop we will help you dentify areas for improvement and make suggestions to make your event or project run even better.

Class Dates: Wed March 5 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat March 15th 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

love-trustWeek 10: Building your networking skills & learn how to effectively sell and close prospects.

You can have the best product, service, idea or project on the planet and if you don't know how to close a sale to bring you the financial resources you need to sustain it you won't be around for very long. Come learn from iaeou, institute for arts entrepreneurship and entrepreneur the arts founder  Lisa Canning how to make your ideas financially sustainably through building your networking and sales skills.

Class Dates: Wed March 12 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat March 22nd 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

mastermind_groupWeek 11: Storytelling through Video and Photography and Narrative part 2

In this class you will bring your video, photography and story telling narrative you have created and review of work created from week 2 & 3 with storyteller Lance Hall, Matt Hill, 5 time Emmy award winner, Scene Stream Films, fashion photographer to Hollywood and beyond, Michael Cooper, 3ep Studios and former film maker for Oprah for over 15 years,

Class Dates: Wed March 26th 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat April 5th10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 

brandcalledyou-2Week 12: Build a Strong Image & Brand
In this capstone class, you will present YOU as a brand. Nicole Pfeiffer, Pulsified Productions, Lisa Canning and Shemiah Williams, Modern Graffiti Marketing will help you review your image, presentation style, website and marketing messages for consistency to build your audience.

Class Dates: Wed April 2 6:30pm-9:30pm, Repeats Sat April 12th 10am-1pm

Cost: IAEOU Members: Nada! This 12 week class is free for you.
Non Members: 12 week class $120.00, Single class $15.00

Snacks provided for additional cost by IAEOU members: Josephine McEntee, Emma's Kitchen and T'wanna Walker, Scent of Grace

 


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IAEOU
1821 West Hubbard Street
Suite 207
Chicago, IL 60622

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IAEOU

IAEOU is a one-of-a-kind innovation, collaboration, event, skill building, and laboratory space. Members of the IAEOU are Innovators and Creatives who seek to experiment, collaborate, strengthen, build, and share their skills and ideas.   Members of the IAEOU host a limitless variety of events including, workshops, performances, film screenings, art exhibits and more.

Being a part of the IAEOU means having the opportunity to nurture, strengthen, and build your creativity and innovative skills as well as learn valuable business and entrepreneurial skills through collaboration, skill building and sharing, incubation, experimentation and actualization.  It is no secret that the creative economy is the path to a brighter and more sustainable future.   We hope you will join us today by becoming a part of the IAEOU.

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