The goal of the workshop was to help these businesses strengthen their brands so that they could overcome specific business challenges they were facing. After studying each of their profiles, we created a series of exercises targeting the entrepreneurs’ unique issues while educating them on the importance and impact of branding on their businesses’ success.
In the context of the Montreal PHI center’s initiative to uplift emerging Black artists, Black filmmakers were called to participate in IN FLUX: Poetry films, where they would answer the theme “How does Black creativity manifest?” with the production of short, vertical films.
In partnership with PHI, Six Cinquième took on the role of mentor and facilitated a creative entrepreneurship workshop where we gave an in-depth understanding of what it takes to turn your creative passion into a career. Based on their own personal experience going from freelancers to agency owners, founders Ash and Miro shared a new perspective on the creative lifestyle and their take on balancing creativity and business with the laureates of the program.
Le Marathon Créatif is a youth organization created by NeverWasAverage. They produce events to help expose kids to the experiences of individuals doing positive work in the creative community.
Six Cinquième took part in their November segment, which took place at the Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, where we shared 3 daily habits we live by.
Six Cinquième was invited to take part in The Art Of/In Business. The AOIB was a 3 day event where we had the opportunity to share our knowledge and host a workshop for creatives called The Artistic Business Mind. Organized by Danica Samuels, the event took place in the beautiful WeWork Toronto space and was sponsored by Freshbooks.
The goal of our workshop was to provide tools to creatives to help them navigate as an artist with a business. We covered making yourself accessible, the importance of protecting yourself with contracts, how to charge your value, branding yourself and so much more.
With the ever changing landscape of our society, it is important to provide the younger generation with insight of the different opportunities that are available to them.
In collaboration with Factry, we facilitated a 4 day workshop as part of Collège Sainte-Anne’s entrepreneurial program, where we gave young aspiring entrepreneurs the tools to dream big and develop their ideas for their own journeys.
On January 28th, Six Cinquième teamed up with Never Was Average to host a workshop in collaboration with the Black Student Network at McGill university.
The goal of the workshop was to showcase the importance of mindset and goal setting, by providing real life examples of obstacles we faced and how we overcame them. The workshop is the first of many to encourage more people of colour to enter the creative industry by showing them the opportunities that are available.