San Francisco: Freelancers Meetup
Welcome to Freelancers Union SPARK!
We host meetups for freelancers by freelancers: we invite you to bring your expertise, questions, and elevator pitches to the table to workshop and discuss.
Join us on the first Wednesday of every month (and online via our FB group) to meet other entrepreneurs in the area, get inspired, and talk about stuff like...
Contracts are essential for protecting your work as a freelancer. A good contract helps you and your client define the work, set expectations, and avoid misunderstandings. This month's SPARK will offer tips for freelance-friendly contracts, and how to stay protected:
Getting paid on time
Copyright and ownership
Protecting against common pitfalls
And we'll introduce you to the free contract creator you need to put it all in writing.
There will also be time to network with other freelancers who may be able to offer tips you hadn’t considered before.
Regardless of industry, we all share similar experiences as independent business owners! We try to ensure everyone leaves with insights and connections that will help their business thrive.
SPARK is built on the premise that we’re stronger together than we are on our own.
Check out the national conversation at #FreelanceSPARK or send a friend to one of our events across the country!
Yes, this event is for freelancers of all industries. We're all connected by our efforts to succeed in the gig economy.
No, this event will not be taped- it's a meetup!
Sometimes we do bring in an expert speaker- we'll announce that above.
SPARK meeting venue is hosted by:
Eco-systm is a dynamic community of creative professionals, startups, and freelancers, founded on the idea that entertainment, creativity, and business can come together to offer a truly unique work experience. Freelancers Union members have exclusive access to Eco-systm’s space, amenities, and perks. Learn more: http://eco-systm.com/
SPARK is sponsored by:
Spark is sponsored by Alliant, an award-winning digital credit union. Freelancers Union members have exclusive access to Alliant’s top-notch savings, auto loans, credit cards and more. Learn more: myalliant.com/freelancersunion
SPARK SF is brought to you by:
About Freelancers Union
Freelancers Union is a membership organization that provides benefits, resources, and advocacy for 375,000 independent workers nationwide. To learn more or join, visit freelancersunion.org. Membership is free.
SPARK SF is led by:
Omar Ruiz Geronimo
Designer and Co-founder at AlliesPro.com, an online service that helps professionals get paid 100% of their work by securing the files and money even before starting to work. Omar describes himself an adventurer and thrill seeker, who is fascinated about how the 'future of work' unfolds. You can find more about him @oruizgeronimo and projects at alliespro.com
RSVP now to reserve your spot! Did we mention snacks?!
- Michael, Omar, Adar, and Neil.