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Competition for the #ArtDealersBootcamp // Apply by 31st May

written by: Susan J Mumford May 9, 2018 6) BSAA Events, Announcements & Opportunities 301 views

Competition for the #ArtDealersBootcamp // Apply by 31st May

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO WIN AN AWARD IN THE ANNUAL ART DEALERS BOOTCAMP COMPETITION!

Winners will receive one of three awards (details below) in association with the #ArtDealersBootcamp, taking place over two terms between June - November 2018. 

>> Deadline to enter competition: Thursday 31st May @ 11.59pm
(in your time zone!)  <<
 

This opportunity has been sponsored by: 

Haines Watts Accountants - Vorto -  Hallett Independent - Be Smart About Art

Award Judging Panel (
confirmed):

Susan J Mumford, Keith Graham & Bobby Ward.
(more to be confirmed)  


Three Prizes to be Awarded:

1st Prize:

>  90% discount to the Bootcamp

Two free mentoring or coaching sessions with an art world specialist and/or creative entrepreneur coach   

Value: $955 / £705

2nd Prize:  

>  75% discount to the Bootcamp

Free mentoring or coaching session with an art world specialist or creative entrepreneur coach

Value: $678 / £501

3rd Prize:

25% discount to the Bootcamp

Free mentoring or coaching session with an art world specialist or creative entrepreneur coach

Value: $512 / £378

 
Price for the online course price:
$112 / £82.50 per month (June - November) 

Course includes: Full access to online course (replays and discussion board), private Facebook Group and an Artist-Dealer Contract Template 


Price for the online course + Art World Insider upgrade: 
$224 / £165 per month (June - November) 

FIND OUT ABOUT THE #ARTDEALERSBOOTCAMP IN THIS 4-MINUTE VIDEO WITH BSAA FOUNDER, SUSAN J MUMFORD:




OVERVIEW OF COURSE MODULES - LED BY SUSAN J MUMFORD, with special GUEST SPEAKERS: 

1st term: 

Identifying what makes you stand out, and why you are credible - 

  • Your story 
  • Background 
  • Niche 
  • Art World Pitch 
  • How and where to communicate this 

Hearing from the experts: An online panel discussion with four seasoned art dealers with varying business models to learn what they’ve done to survive - facilitated by Susan J Mumford -

  • Getting new ideas on business models, income streams and more
  • Expanding your own network with these experienced professionals 
  • Having things explained that you didn’t even know to ask! 

Business Planning, Number Crunching and Weathering Storms -  

  • Introduction to and development of your business model canvas 
  • Examples of biz model canvases by other art dealers 
  • Getting your head around financial reports, budgeting and forecasting 
  • Going to the nitty gritty of petty cash, bookkeeping platforms and more 
  • Dealing with difficult times - how to get ready and stay in operation as and when times get tough 

Your Brand/s and Communication / Engagement Plan to Draw Clients to You - 

  • What is/are your brand/s?
  • Should you have multiple identities? 
  • What about brand YOU versus your business? 
  • Brand values exercise (with key examples of how this comes through in your offering and programme) 
  • How you build your audience 
  • Your plan for regularly getting in front of your audience in authentic, interesting ways 

+ In-between term session 

2nd term: 

Boosting the bottom line - 

  • Introducing new products / services
  • Increasing the profit margin
  • Selling online 
  • Being lean and agile 

Hearing from the experts: An online panel discussion with a representative from an online marketplace, a collector who buys online and an art dealer who successfully sells on the internet - facilitated by Susan J Mumford -

  • What works for art dealers selling online, from Instagram to big third-party marketplaces
  • Hear from the perspective of a buyer. What gets a collector interested? What kills a deal? What seals a deal? 
  • How do the online marketplaces see the online selling landscape developing in the next five years? And what works now? 

How technology can save you time and make you money - with Susan J Mumford and Steven Sparling, plus guest speaker Chris E King: 

  • CRM system 
  • inventory management system 
  • Dropbox / One Drive 
  • Google Drive / G Suite 
  • List apps (shared b/t collaborators) 
  • Team communication tools 
  • Book-keeping systems (making better use of them!)  

Growing your team, playing to your strengths and planning for future growth  - with Susan J Mumford and Steven Sparling: 

  • How to budget for team growth even when you don’t see available funds 
  • Student Placements, Internships and Apprenticeships 101 

+ A finale Q+A 

 

Upgrade to Art World Insider (for an additional $112 / £82.50 per month) 

Join Susan for visits to fairs / shows, immediately followed by a mastermind session on-site or near a venue. 

You can join as many of the events possible, which include:

  • London - July 2018: Masterpiece 
  • New York - Sept 2018: Affordable Art Fair 
  • London - Oct 2018: Moniker Art Fair, The Other Art Fair, Young Masters Art Prize  
  • Miami - Dec 2018: INK art fair, PULSE MIAMI, Art Miami, Context Art Miami 
  • London - Jan 2019: London Art Fair 
  • New York - March 2019: NADA, Spring / Break, Art on Paper 
  • New York - May 2019: Moniker, The Other Art Fair, 1:54 The African Art Fair

FAQs

For whom is the Art Dealers Bootcamp? 
Professionals who are serious about learning, accompanied by taking action. 

For whom is the Art Dealers Bootcamp NOT
People who want to be handed success on a platter... This isn't how the 'real world' works! 

Rest assured, Be Smart About Art offers a 100% money-back guarantee. This applies to individuals who have fully completed the full course. 


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SUMBIT YOUR APPLICATION TO WIN AN AWARD IN THE ANNUAL ART DEALERS BOOTCAMP COMPETITION!