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December 10 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Festivus for the Rest of Us
Don’t miss the most useful and entertaining networking event of the year! Festivus for the Rest of Us is a Christmas networking lunch for Scotland’s creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, self-employed and small teams. Your ticket includes a delicious 2-course lunch and a glass of fizz, advanced access to the guest list, secret Santa gift exchange networking, curated seating for optimal schmoozing, prize-filled crackers and a room full of potential clients and collaborators.
Enjoy Exclusive Member Benefits
We’re dedicated to being a member-driven community. That means that our members influence everything we do, letting us know what they need and how and when they want it. As a member, you’ll enjoy meeting like-minded folk from across the creative industries, gaining access to a range of unique events and benefiting from relevant discounts with trusted partners.
This isn’t about fitting into stereotypes. This is about connecting with other creative people on a journey and getting tailored support when you need it.
Priority & Discounted Booking
Never miss out on in-demand events again. Our full members get 3 days advanced
booking access and 20% off all events.
Curated Networking Opportunities
Fun, structured events for selected audiences ensure that you meet the right contacts.
Annual Business MOT
Meet annually with our creative business
advisors for a 1:1 session to review and plan.
Choose a Payment option
Pay AnnuallyFirst 30 days are free
Pay MonthlyFirst 30 days are free
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A Christmas networking lunch for Scotland’s creative Self-employed, Sole Traders, Portfolio Careerists and Freelancers to come together to meet, network and enjoy the festive season.