The Business Side of Arts - Social Media Basics

Past Event

The Business Side of Arts: Social Media Basics

23 November 2023  | Vancouver Arts Centre

Please join us for Social Media Basics workshop 7 of The Business Side of Arts workshops at the Vancouver Arts Centre on Thursday 23 November from 5.30pm - 7.30pm. Registrations essential.

Social Media Basics

A simple guide and some easy tips to help you and your creative business navigate social media and reach a broader audience.

  • Why even bother with social media?
  • Exploring different channels - which platforms are worth your time?
  • Building your brand – how are you being presented?
  • Know your market – who are you aiming at?
  • What even is a hashtag?

Workshop presented by Albany Business Centre’s Mark Shenton.

Mark is the CEO of the Albany Business Centre and came into the role in 2020 to build and expand upon the 20+years of the Centre’s work assisting small business across the Great Southern. Mark has been in various state and national management roles for local and global companies where he has grown businesses through various markets and economic pressures. He is a Business Local consultant specialising in increasing business through various mediums and strategies who has worked with artists across the region delivering workshops and events to assist with managing their business and marketing requirements.

The Social Media Basics workshop includes a FREE 1-to-1 session with Albany Business Centre staff for attendees who would like to access advice specific to their individual requirements.


The Business Side of Arts is a series of professional development workshops designed to equip local artists and creatives with the business, marketing and practical skills required to support their success as an arts practitioner. Workshops will be delivered by Albany Business Centre, local specialist arts practitioners and City of Albany Arts & Culture team staff.

This project is supported by DLGSC’s Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning Grants Program.

Cost: $10 per workshop

Registrations: Book online via Eventbrite or call Vancouver Art Centre on 6820 3740

View The Business Side of Arts full workshop program here

More info: Donna Cameron, Cultural Development Officer - 6820 3851 / [email protected]

Event Details

Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Location: Vancouver Arts Centre, 85 Vancouver Street, Albany

Cost: $10 - Bookings essential through Eventbrite

Category: General

Type: General

Audience: All Ages


Organisation: City of Albany - Arts and Culture

Phone: 08 6820 3740

Email: [email protected]

Event Date(s)

  • Thursday 23rd November 2023

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