Spark Birmingham Freelancers Meetup: Know Your Rights Workshop

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4000 3rd Avenue South

Birmingham, Alabama 35222

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Welcome to Freelancers Union SPARK!

We host meetups for freelancers by freelancers: we invite you to bring your expertise, questions, and elevator pitches to the table to workshop and discuss.

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month (and our Facebook group for in-between events) to meet other entrepreneurs in the area, get inspired, and talk about stuff like...


There are many benefits to being a freelancer, but there are also associated risks.

Do you know your rights are as a freelancer, and how to protect your work?

June SPARK will workshop basic skills and strategies to help you protect your work:

- Getting paid on time

- Protecting yourself with a solid contract

- Maintaining control over your work

- Troubleshooting client issues

- Resources to help freelancers

There will also be time to network with other freelancers who may be able to offer tips you hadn’t considered before.

Regardless of industry, we all share similar experiences as independent business owners! We try to ensure everyone leaves with insights and connections that will help their business thrive.

SPARK is built on the premise that we’re stronger together than we are on our own.

Check out our Facebook group to swap jobs, resources, and meet other people who love their "boss!"

The national conversation is live at #FreelanceSPARK. Join us in a whole bunch of cities cities across the country!

Quick tips:

Yes, this event is for freelancers of all industries. We're all connected by our efforts to succeed in the gig economy.

No, this event will not be taped- it's a meetup!

Sometimes we do bring in an expert speaker- we'll announce that above.

SPARK is sponsored by:

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SPARK Birmingham is brought to you by:

About Freelancers Union

Freelancers Union is a membership organization that provides benefits, resources, and advocacy for 350,000 independent workers nationwide. To learn more or join, visit Membership is free.

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