Artpreneur Ottawa 2016 Conference


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November 5, 2016

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Network with other artists



Learn valuable tips and tricks



See exhibitors in the expo hall




Helping artists succeed in business

ARTPRENEUR is a one day conference dedicated to helping artists succeed. The conference brings together leading creative experts and art community individuals who will motivate and inform artists on their creative professions. The Conference aims to deliver a valuable experience for delegates, with accessible for delegates new to the topic, and opportunities for rich conversations and connections for all attending, maintaining an open, welcoming learning environment. The ARTPRENEUR Conference is a partnership between AOE Arts Council, Ottawa School of Art, the Shenkman Arts Centre and Wallack’s Art Supplies.


2016 Theme: Put Yourself on the Map

Be inspired by artists and arts groups who work and thrive in our Nation’s Capital. The fourth annual, ARTPRENEUR Ottawa Conference 2016 will share insights about how to operate in this unique environment.

Discover how local artists navigate this landscape and use entrepreneurial skills to put themselves on the “map” and define their own success. Put yourself on the National Capital’s arts and culture scene map with this one day conference full of sessions and interactions that will help advance your arts career. The 2016 conference will help you find your local place in a national city.


On Saturday November 5, 2016 conference delegates can expect to:

  • Tap into the most current trends, resources and information.
  • Network with fellow artists, artistic business leaders and vendors.
  • Make valuable connections within the creative sector and business community.
  • Get tips and advice on best approaches for a rewarding career .
  • Gain insight about the evolving market and what the future holds for the arts community.
  • Focus on the business side of creating and marketing.


ARTPRENEUR OTTAWA aims to promote entrepreneurship in the arts and creative industry and become Ontario’s leading business conference for artists.


Please read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information

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