This workshop is open to all.
It's free and takes place on Friday, 13th May, from 9.15 am to 4.30 pm at the Tyneside Cinema.
Does your mouth go dry and do your knees go weak at the thought of presenting your business idea to an audience? How to present yourself and your wares with ease and impact will guide you through this process.
Guest facilitator Emma Cater will join the team to explore physical and vocal presence, confidence and personal impact, helping you to find and enhance you own style and showing you how to present yourself and your business.
Emma is a coach and trainer working with business, education, and the arts. As a communication and presentation skills coach, Emma has recently lead training for JP Morgan graduates, Royal Veterinary College, University College London, and Royal Bank of Scotland. She is a member of the facilitation team at the Royal National Theatre and is on the faculty at Drama Studio London.
‘Silent Selling': the power of visual merchandising will assist anyone faced with an opportunity to present their products and services to customers. From basic guidelines through to hints and tips used within the Visual Merchandising Industry this session taps into design principles, psychology and proven ways to maximize commerciality and gives a real insight into the world of selling and retail from a visual perspective.
Silent Selling will be led by Hayley Rodgers. Hayley has over 12 years’ experience within the retail industry. Before setting up Vistory, she worked as an interior designer for Beaverbrook’s the Jewellers, The Body Shop and Austin Reed and as Head of Visual Merchandising and Communication for IKEA Wembley - London. In 2004 she moved back to her home city of Newcastle where she ran the Visual Merchandising and Graphic Design Department of Fenwick, Newcastle. She is also lectures part time at the University of Northumbria on the Fashion Communication course.
This is a great chance to get together with other creative practitioners in a relaxed atmosphere, to explore how to present with confidence and learn new skills to show your business off in the best light.
Every entrepreneur knows that there’s no better time than the present. Places are limited so get your skates on! To book your place, please register using 'pitch' from the dropdown menu - HERE
Closing date for registration is May 6th. Join us at the Tyneside for an action packed day!