Supported by the NSW Government, free Vibrant Spaces Masterclasses are being held in October in Bulahdelah and Forster, to help activate the streets and attract people to local businesses.
Placemaking expert, David Engwicht will lead Place Making Masterclasses at:
Bulahdelah on Tuesday 30 October (5.30pm - 7.30pm)
Forster on Wednesday 31 October (5.30pm - 7.30pm).
The witty and informative presentation will provide you with inspiration to create a more vibrant and enjoyable atmosphere, to keep people in our streets for longer and build store traffic.
In addition, a special follow-on marketing workshop will be held in:
Gloucester at Café 57 from 5.30pm – 7.30pm on Thursday 1 November.
David Engwicht, who is leading the Masterclasses, will now provide a further workshop, tailored specifically to assist Gloucester small businesses make the most of their unique and gorgeous location and town. The Gloucester workshop will build on the concepts presented at the Masterclasses, and guide business owners in developing their own action plan, covering street appeal, visual merchandising, store layout and store security.
David Engwicht has worked with communities across the world to vitalise public spaces and give space 'back to the people'. Beginning with a campaign on 'traffic calming' in 1989, David published a university text book "Towards an Ecocity" which was used across the UK, USA and Australia. He has worked with communities across Australia since 2007 to add vibrancy to streets and public spaces.
Find out more about David's initiatives on his Creative Communities website.
The Place Making Masterclasses for Bulahdelah and Forster will provide a great basis for businesses which are new to the Vibrant Spaces initiative to make a creative start in their streets.
To book for a free Masterclass, just complete the form below.
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