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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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Micro Meetups

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Welcome to C3 Micro Meetups: quick, informal, and fun weekly sessions to connect with the creative community and pick up a few tricks along the way. Word Games Thursday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. Professional Ghostwriter, Alicia Dale, will guide participants in a night of Word games. Learn to create impromptu stories based on creative … Continue reading

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Virtual Program Planning BBQ

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Tuesday, September 15 Whip up your favorite dish and join us on-line for the First C3 Virtual BBQ with some great ideas of what YOU want to see more of for our programming in 2021. Share a recipe, chat with an old friend or make some new ones as we all sit together (apart) and … Continue reading

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2020 Annual Meeting

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Grab your best guy or doll and head to the virtual Juice Joint for a night on the town you’ll always remember; unless, of course, you’re the one who gets iced! Chicago Creative Coalition members and their partners are invited to stay in and take part in an on-line murder mystery as we convene C3’s … Continue reading

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The Soul of Freelancing

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FREE Webinar May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Freelancing. Working for yourself. Life as a Creative Professional. You’ve heard all about it, and maybe even have got some tips on how to DO it. But what kind of person do you have to BE to work for yourself? To be able to hunt down projects, know … Continue reading

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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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The Importance of Personal Work in Challenging Times

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ASMP Chicago/Midwest and ASMP National present a free webinar with acclaimed photographer and director Jason Lindsey! Bearing in mind that many photographic professionals may be using this time of isolation to develop personal projects, Lindsey discusses the integral role that personal work plays in keeping him curious and inspired. The FREE webinar will end with … 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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