Registration open for freelancing conference

Registration is open for “Be a Better Freelancer”® – Profiting in Publishing,” the 11th annual Communication Central conference, Oct. 28-29, 2016, in Rochester, NY, with a special extra session on Oct. 30.

The conference offers a stellar line-up of speakers – including NAIWE’s Janet Campbell! – and topics of interest to a wide range of colleagues, both new to and established in freelancing in general and editing, proofreading, writing and other areas of the publishing world in particular.

Rooms in the conference hotel are eminently shareable and many colleagues will be looking for roommates. There also may be opportunities to share rides from the DC area to Rochester. To share a ride or room, send a message to conference@communication-central.com.

The hotel is part of a new complex with a Barnes & Noble, several restaurants and shops, and easy access to parks, the Genesee River and the University of Rochester. Partners, spouses and offspring will find plenty to do while participants are conferencing.

For program, speaker and registration info, go to:
http://www.communication-central.com/category/conferences/

Date and speakers set for 2016 conference for freelancers

NAIWE founder and director Janice Campbell is among the speakers who will share their expertise, tips and insights on how to “Be a Better Freelancer”® at the 2016 Communication Central conference, Oct. 28-29 at a new Hilton Garden Inn in Rochester, NY.

Other speakers include Rich Adin, Bevi Chagnon, Kat Friedrich, Carolyn Haley, Daniel Heuman, Pamela Owens Hilliard, Jack Lyon, Ally Machate, Dick Margulis, Adrienne Montgomery and Lori Paximadis. Geoff Hart may present a special workshop on Oct. 30.

NAIWE members are eligible for the colleague’s discount on registration. Watch this space for more details about session topics, speaker backgrounds and registration! Information also is in the Conferences section of www.communication-central.com.

Registration open for 2015 Be a Better Freelancer™ conference – discount for NAIWE members!

Registration is open and NAIWE members are eligible for a colleague’s discount for “Be a Better Freelancer™ – Take it to the 10th!,” the 10th annual Communication Central conference for freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, abstractors, graphic artists, photographers and any other professionals in the editorial/publishing community. This year’s conference will be held September 25–26, 2015, at the downtown Hyatt Hotel in Rochester, NY, with both new and familiar presenters offering important tips on building a successful freelance business in terms of both skills and concepts.

Accompanying the conference is an Editorial Bootcamp with Laura Poole on September 27 at the same location, offering intensive copyediting training, with a separate registration fee and a discount for conference attendees.

For details of presenters, topics and registration, go to:
http://www.communication-central.com/2015/events/registration-is-open-for-2015-communication-central-conference/

2104 conference for freelancers – discount for NAIWE members!

NAIWE members are eligible for the colleague’s discount on registration for “Be a Better Freelancer! (Re)Invent Your Business,” the ninth annual Communication Central conference for freelancers, Sept. 26–27, 2014, in Rochester, NY, with an Editorial Bootcamp on Sept. 28 at the same location. The early-bird registration deadline for the best rate is July 31.

The conference is a great resource for anyone wondering how to launch or improve a writing or editing business.

Topics include launching your business, macros and other efficiency/productivity tools, working with MS Office, organization tips, a self-publishing roundtable, balancing freelancing and family life, resources, benefiting from social media, and more. Keynote speaker is Jake “Dr. Freelance” Poinier. Other speakers include Erin Brenner, Ally Machate, April Michelle Davis, Daniel Heuman, Katharine O’Moore-Klopf, Dick Margulis, Greg Ioannou, Geoff Hart, Jack Lyon, Laura Poole, Ben Davis, Amy Schneider and Ruth E. Thaler-Carter.

Make your hotel reservations early – the conference coincides with the last weekend of a film festival and space will be at a premium the closer it gets to September.

To register, go to:
http://www.communication-central.com/2014/events/registration-open-for-2014-communication-central-conference/
and click on the link under the image.

Info for the Editorial Bootcamp is included in the conference registration PDF. The Editorial Bootcamp may be taken without attending the conference.

NAIWE members are eligible for a registration discount; conference-goers get a discount for the Editorial Bootcamp.

Questions? Contact Communication Central owner/NAIWE member Ruth E. Thaler-Carter, at conference@communication-central.com or 585-248-0318.

See you there!

Webinar on working with nonprofits

Hi, all. If you’re interested in writing or editing for not-for-profit organizations or charitable agencies, I have a resource for you! I’m presenting a webinar/audioconference for copyediting.com Copyediting.com on “Editing for Nonprofits and Agencies” on July 16. Details at: http://www.copyediting.com/buyproduct/editing-nonprofits-and-agencies