January 29, 2024 Creative Spaces Speaker Series: Steve Beatty Attend a series of speaker events centred around creative spaces in Calgary. These events are intended for those who own and operate spaces, those who are looking for spaces and everyone in between. We are thrilled to announce that the next speaker event for the arts community will feature Steve Beatty, the executive vice president of Front Row Insurance. This must-attend session, tailored specifically for creative space owners, managers and aspiring space operators, will demystify the often complex world of insurance in the creative industry. Steve, with his extensive experience and deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by those managing creative spaces, will offer practical insights and strategies to effectively navigate insurance policies and ensure your space is protected. Whether you’re a seasoned manager or just stepping into the realm of creative space management, this talk promises to equip you with the knowledge to confidently secure and optimize your insurance needs. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain expert advice and network with peers in the arts community — join us for an enlightening evening where clarity meets creativity in the world of insurance! Register here. Date and Time: February 12, 2024 from 4 – 6pm Location: cSpace Marda Loop (1721 – 29 Ave. SW) The Creative Spaces Speaker Series 2024 is a pivotal initiative in addressing Calgary’s creative spaces challenge. Developed by the Creative Spaces Community of Practice (CSCoP), and supported by Calgary Arts Development and cSpace Projects, this monthly series is strategically designed to empower local leaders by sharing invaluable knowledge, fostering community connections, and providing a platform for informed decision-making. The Creative Spaces Speaker Series 2024 not only addresses the immediate need for knowledge in funding, commercial real estate, legal aspects, and risk management but also serves as a catalyst for a broader solution to Calgary’s creative spaces issue. By providing a platform for information sharing and networking opportunities, this series aims to empower local leaders, fostering a resilient and thriving creative community. Through collaboration and knowledge exchange, we aspire to create a lasting impact on Calgary’s creative landscape.