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Creative Economy Night Out – February

Thursday February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

Creative Economy Night Out is Back!
Please join us on Thursday February 22nd at Georgian College’s new Arch and Helen Brown Design and Digital Arts Centre in Barrie’s downtown core, for our next edition of Creative Economy Night Out (CENO)!

Our first 2018 edition of CENO will include a review of the City of Barrie’s Up-and-coming events and programming, an introduction to the Design and Digital Arts Centre through program coordinator Kari Loyst, as well as a presentation by Gary Laughlin, our keynote speaker. Both a Georgian College Alumni as well as local entrepreneur, Gary will speak to his experiences in the business of marketing and graphic design. Gary is on a mission to help small business and entrepreneurs stand out from their competitors.

Trained as a Graphic Designer, he has a unique 25+ year background in communication, design, people leadership and development, and creative direction of multi-million dollar campaigns in top financial companies in Canada. He is the proud founder and owner of Norgar Creative Solutions in Barrie, a one-stop design agency dedicated to helping clients grow their business while exceeding their expectations, nothing is more important to him.

6:00PM
Doors Open – Networking & Refreshments

6:30PM
Opening Remarks – Karen Dubeau, Director of Creative Economy with the City of Barrie

6:40PM
About the Design and Digital Arts Centre – Kari Loyst, Coordinator of the Graphic Design Program at Georgian College

6:55PM
Keynote – Gary Laughlin, Owner and Founder of Norgar Creative Solutions

7:30PM
Networking & Refreshments

The event is FREE to attend. All participants must register through this Eventbrite portal, space is limited.

Please share your experiences with your networks by using the #CreativeBarrie tag on your social media.

Registration is mandatory and can be done on our Eventbrite page.

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Details

Date:
Thursday February 22
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/188824268519681/

Venue

Arch and Helen Brown Design and Digital Arts Centre
5 Ross St
Barrie,
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/188824268519681/

Organizer

City of Barrie, Creative Economy Department
Phone:
705-739-4220 x5406
Email:
lauren.maciborka@barrie.ca
Website:
https://www.barrie.ca/pages/events.aspx?StartDate=2017-1-6