This week's top events for creatives!

Discover top events from Pinterest, BIMA, Wishu, Somerset House and more...

Happy Tuesday! 🌱

We've set out a list of top events that all creatives would benefit from this week! Perfect for all creative freelancers! 👇

Art by Justin Harrell

Today (Sept 14th)👇

BIMA Masterclass | Inclusive Design

This is a masterclass for designers and all practitioners involved in creating products and services, join members of BIMA’s Inclusive Design Council to find the answers.


5 Ways of Setting Boundaries - Boost Your Energy, Productivity & Focus

Setting boundaries is about respecting yourself and protecting your energy. A lack of boundaries will generate consistent feelings of overwhelm and stress, cause resentment and result in burnout. Not to mention a negative impact on personal relationships and your wellbeing.


Curl talk with Tracee Ellis Ross 

Presenting: ‘Curl Talk’ with Tracee Ellis Ross and Aminatou Sow, a candid convo about Black hair and making more space to #SeeYourself. It’s where curl culture meets community.


IR35: The new challenges and how to handle them

This webinar will cover some of the most common IR35 issues that have emerged for contractors this year, including guidance on how to handle them. Insight will be provided into areas such as: Indemnity clauses (where contractors are asked to indemnify fee payers against HMRC tax investigations); Blanket assessments; Over reliance on the CEST tool by fee payers; and Employer NI and Apprenticeship Levy charges.


Growing A Business Without The Overwhelm

Learn what tools you need to avoid burnout and succeed.


Wednesday (Sept 15th)👇

How to get unstuck in your career – getting you moving forwards and on to better things

Join us for this special event as we hear from industry professionals as they discuss their career-changing journey and ways in which individuals can upskill and invest in their future.


Thursday (Sept 16th)👇

Speed Networking and Bonus resources

Meet other business owners and get access to a free toolbox.


Friday (Sept 17th)👇

Branding for Creative Entrepreneurs [ROUND #4]

The event is for creative entrepreneurs. That is either working in the creative industry (designer, filmmaker, etc.), or being generally creative and disruptive in your industry (even if it's food and beverage!).


Black Business Professionals Networking (Ages 21-50)

Excellent opportunity to network with like-minded black business professionals. Business is all about building connections.


Saturday (Sept 18th) 👇

COP26: Designers vs Climate Change – our power as a creative collective

With COP 26 on the horizon, we ask: how can designers come together to tackle climate change? We discuss how the creative industries have the power to tackle difficult issues head-on, push boundaries and become a catalyst for transformative change on a global scale.


Upcoming exclusive events 🏅

September 23rd

Let's discuss... You featuring on the Top 100 Creatives list!

The Top 100 list represents the very best creatives in all creative fields. Our categories span the full spectrum of creative disciplines from graphic design to fashion photography, animation and illustration, video editing and photo retouching, typography, styling and makeup art and much more. We have two special categories for early-stage creatives who show growth and creativity from early days and the other for the top creative project which aims to shine a spotlight on the most creative project out there from 2021.

The 30 minutes talk will guide you through the award. Alongside, providing you with the answers to highly asked questions regarding the application process.


October 15th

From Freelancer to Studio Founder

A 1-hour webinar exploring: the benefits of ‘freelance to studio’, giving you a preparation plan to pursue, advice from freelancers who did it themselves & solutions to challenges you may face.


October 22nd

The Ultimate Guide to Passive Income

Join our event to learn more on how you can find the right passive income streams for you, and how you can build them to find the best possible exit strategy for yourself.


November 11th

The Ultimate Guide to SEO for Creative Entrepreneurs

This webinar will focus on providing you with a clear guide to maximising your SEO practices, looking into how you put out content and website optimisations to achieve the best success as a creative freelancer and raise engagement rates with potential clients.


Exhibitions & Art events💚

  • The Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will be back this autumn for the 57th time, with an eye-opening display of highly commended entries. Get more info.

  • Somerset House will be filled with photographs from 15 countries around the world during this weekend-long exhibition. Get more info.

  • SEX LIFE, a new exhibition of works by Sarah Lucas. The exhibition features thirteen sculptures drawn principally from the collection of Alexander V. Petalas. Spanning more than twenty-five years of Lucas’s diverse multimedia practice, which includes sculpture, photography and installation, SEX LIFE presents a unique snapshot into the development of the artist’s career from the perspective of the collector. Get more info.