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Grants, 2018 Conference Date, New Board Members, and 2018 Keynote Speaker

2017 has been a pretty quiet year for Secret Knowledge. Thanks to the folks who have turned out for our Secret Knowledge Exchange Happy Hour Events. You've been helping to keep the spirit of Secret Knowledge alive this year. 

Welcome Annie Rose Shapero & Ethan Parker Wright to the Secret Knowledge Board of Directors

Secret Knowledge is pleased to welcome two of our most engaged volunteers Annie Rose Shapero & Ethan Parker Wright to the Secret Knowledge Board of Directors. Annie Rose has been instrumental in developing our Secret Knowledge exchange programming. Ethan was a participant in the first Whisper Posse, coordinated our happy hour events in 2017 and will lend his graphic design skills to Secret Knowledge in 2018. Welcome aboard!

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An up-and-coming designer meets a CEO at The Secret Knowledge Conference

While I was unable to attend the entire conference, I was there long enough to see real value in the presentations, and see a number of "Ah ha" moments occur during those same presentations.

-Dave Boeckel, CEO at William Henry Studio

The Secret Knowledge conference is a great opportunity to interact and engage with individuals that are keen to develop business skills for their creative endeavors. One of the greatest advantages of the conference is that people of all skill levels and skill sets can find opportunities to grow through either the lectures provided or interactions with other people attending events. 

The Secret Knowledge conference creates a learning environment both through conventional methods of the classroom and through open discussion and personal success stories; artists, musicians, and

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Testimonial from Anna Fritz

Ihave been working in the music industry for more than 15 years and people have tried numerous times to explain the complicated minutiae of music licensing to me. Finally understanding this stuff was worth every penny of the registration fee. Thanks for the dose of clarity and empowerment, Secret Knowledge!

- Anna Fritz, folksinger/cellist

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Evangeline LaRoque on the 2015 Secret Knowledge Conference

I loved this conference! I came away with some wonderfully useful information and strategies which I have now very successfully integrated into my business. I also really enjoyed connecting with so many different creative people and came away feeling inspired and excited about what I do and the path I'm on.

- Evangeline LaRoque, Music & Video Producer

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Sierra Haager: My take-away from the Secret Knowledge Conference

Noah Kleiman amid amid a buzzing crowd of conference attendees

What I learned at the 2015 Secret Knowledge Conference - Dismantle Your Black Box

Sierra Haager of Breakup Records writes: Last month I attended the Secret Knowledge Conference at the Jupiter Hotel. If you’re not familiar, Secret Knowledge is a Portland organization that puts on classes and events aimed at helping creative people make a living. The conference was a full day of talks and panels covering a wide range of topics, from interacting with the press to handling taxes as an artist, publishing, crowdfunding, and even financial planning for creatives.

 

 

I learned a lot from many of these fascinating presentations, but the overarching lesson that I walked away with is that, as......

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