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mtanimura

Creative Director and co-founder of Silver Image Creative, Inc. I am also a photographer and active member in the Chicagoland Japanese American community.
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Sales for Creatives

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FREE Webinar April 16 at noon Advanced Basics for Creative Businesses, Program 4 We are all selling; that is, we are continually trying to influence and persuade others through our communications and actions. Selling yourself is an essential and positive part of any creative business.  Truth is, selling is becoming increasingly necessary and a real … Continue reading

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Building and Preserving Your Brand in COVID-19 Times

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Webinar Featuring LinkedIn Expert JD Gershbein A joint program hosted by Chicago Creative Coalition and the Independent Writers of Chicago These trying times are a challenge, but one that is filled with opportunities for those willing to remain flexible and embrace the positive. As business has gone virtual, more and more professionals have turned to … Continue reading

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Communicate Your Value

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Advanced Basics for Creative Businesses, Program 2 Every creative has something special to offer their prospective clients, something they do better or differently than their peers. How do you best communicate that to prospective clients, so they can see the value to them in hiring you? Our speaker, Chicago photographer Alex Garcia, has been on … Continue reading

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Event from our friends at 2112 – A Look at the Music Modernization Act

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What it Means, Who it Affects, and How it Impacts the Industry Join 2112 for networking with the music community, followed by an educational panel on the Music Modernization Act, and artist performances! Featuring Panelists: Neeta Ragoowansi – Co-Founder and SVP, Business Development & Legal Affairs for NPREX and President of MMF-US Regan A. Smith – General … Continue reading

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Create a Meaningful Business Plan

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Advanced Basics for Creative Businesses, Program 1 As creatives, we’re special, right? We’re content makers and risk takers; lucky to be doing the thing we love as our job, but with so much of our selves in our work, often feel cut to the bone at the merest of criticisms. We’re so special we often … Continue reading

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ASMP Chicago/Midwest Strictly Business 2020

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Strictly Business is a one-day photography conference that brings together experts in the field to focus on best business practices and so much more. Working collaboratively with speakers ranging from mindfulness specialists, commercial and editorial photographers, and leaders in Chicago’s photography industry, join us for engaging sessions where speakers share their career expertise while sparking conversations and … Continue reading

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C3 Member Mixer

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Reconnect, Rekindle, Retreat to The Cabin  Join Chicago Creative Coalition for a Winter Member Mixer with networking, food, cash bar and prizes! All C3 members and prospective members are welcome. Bring a prospective member for an extra raffle entry. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:00 – 8:00pm+ The Cabin at Old Irving 4104 N Pulaski Rd … Continue reading

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Holiday Party 2019

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Kick off your most joyous holiday season ever by attending C3’s annual Holiday Party! It will be a family-friendly affair, suitable for children of all ages (that includes you, too, Nate!). Please bring a pot luck contribution suitable for dinner or munchies. C3 will take care of libations. Take part in our infamous White Elephant … Continue reading

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21st Annual Gallery Walk

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Join Chicago Creative Coalition in our 21st Annual Gallery Walk on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, as we explore the leading edge of commercial fine art in West Town. This neighborhood of immigrant cultures has become known for its eclectic, artsy vibe in recent years. Galleries – both established and new – have helped make West … Continue reading

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Social Media Elevated

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Nothing elevates your brand’s social media presence quite like video — and the higher the quality the better the results. If you’re a content provider, agency creative, brand manager or anyone looking to ramp up your image, you’ll want to join Chicago Creative Coalition and our panel of social media gurus at Zacuto Studios on … Continue reading

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