Toni Antonetti, PR Chicago, Speaks at Flourish Studios, Thur Aug 12, 7pm

Flourish Studios and the Institute For Arts Entrepreneurship™ welcome PR Chicago owner Toni Antonetti as the next installment in the Flourish Artisan Program Speaker Series.  Toni will be pulling from her more than 20 years of experience in marketing and public relations to share with visual artists strategies on How to Promote Yourself On A Shoestring Budget.  This event takes place on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 7 pm.  Registration is $10 for general public or free for participants in the Flourish Artisan Program.

Knowing how to market yourself is a skill that can make or break your business, whether you’re in the early stages of developing your creative concept or you’ve been running a company for 20 years.  With the marketplace constantly shifting and new technologies changing the playing field every day, Toni has honed in on some basic, timeless tools and concepts that can get your name and your work in front of the right people without breaking the bank.

Toni Antonetti started PR Chicago back in 1987 after stints at some major Midwest PR and ad agencies and a trade magazine. Her work in consumer and B2B PR includes projects and campaigns for hundreds of top U.S. corporations, including 7-Eleven. Among other things, she’s done case history interviews at construction sites, the behind-the-scenes media relations work for a now-historic product crisis and PR for the Chicago Marathon. Toni is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the Word-of-Mouth Marketing Association, and a director of the PRConsultants Group.

The Flourish Artisan Program is a joint effort between Flourish Studios and the Institute For Arts Entrepreneurship™ and offers Chicago-based visual artists a brick and mortar home and training to help expand their creative brand.  The Institute For Arts Entrepreneurship™ offers a host of monthly programs and workshops for artistic entrepreneurs of all disciplines and experience levels.  To find out more about the variety of classes and how to apply for the Flourish Artisan Program, visit

Flourish Studios is located at 3020 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago. To register for this event online, visit or register by phone at 773.281.8140.

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