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Applications accepted on a rolling basis through August 11th.

DESIGNxRI is offering a 2 hour Speed Mentoring event on September 3rd, 2024 to support and connect design & creative business owners. Whether you’re a few years into your business, or just started visioning, come get your legal, financial, marketing, product and leadership questions answered by our team of local experts.

Help us help your business grow, and join us this September!

Who:

Calling Providence based creative business owners, or want-to-be business owners! Participants must either have just started a creative business (less than 2 years), or plan to in the future (in the next 0-3 years). This can include individuals who have long standing creative and design practices and are planning/new to more formal business models. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

What:

An in-person 2-hour speed mentoring session and peer networking event. All participants are guaranteed at least one, and up to five 15-minute sessions with a local industry expert. 

When:

Tuesday, September 3rd, 5:30-7:30PM. 

Where:

Knight Memorial Library
275 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907

Eligibility:

The Speed Mentoring Event is funded through our partners at The City of Providence. In order to be eligible to participate, participants must meet the following requirements.

  • Participants must either have just started a creative business (less than 2 years), or plan to in the future (in the next 0-3 years).
  • Participants cannot be full-time students.
  • Participants must be able to prove residence in The City of Providence.
  • Participants must be low-to-moderate income, defined as total household income that equals or is below 80% of the 2024 Income Limits for Providence.

Still have questions?

For more information

Contact Reba Mitchell (reba@designxri.com)

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