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Bahia Akerele – from On the Purple Couch

Bahia Akerele – from On the Purple Couch
Market Your Business!!
February 17th
Free and open to the public

Artists & Makers Studios 2
12276 Wilkins Ave. Rockville, MD. 20852

Please join us for Salon – an Artful Conversation on February 17th, with Bahia Akerele – from On the Purple Couch for the first in her business marketing series. “You choose your tomorrow… so choose it well. Are you looking to create a plan for 2018?” Set your marketing goals for 2018 with ideas and input from Bahia and your fellow artists!

Bahia Akerele, Owner of On the Purple Couch, LLC has owned her retail business for the past 6 years in the Metro DC area. Bahia has a background in Social Welfare Policy, having worked for Philanthropic and non-governmental organizations like the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Woodrow Wilson Center of Policy and Associated Black Charities to name a few, prior to opening her Creative shop, OTPC, in 2012.  With a degree in Sociology, a Masters in Social Work, a graduate Certificate in Marketing and Public Relations and a fellowship in Philanthropy and Civil Society, extensive design and color training in the decorative arts, Bahia brings a well rounded experience to today’s ever changing marketing atmosphere.

Over the past 6 years Bahia Akerele, has used her experience as a shopkeeper and design and color expert to “get the word” out about her business and at the same time promote other like-minded businesses.  From promoting her business nationally to consulting and teaching her most recent workshops in Zimbabwe and South Africa this past August, Bahia Akerele, is forward thinking and creative in her work.

Using Social Media, traditional media strategies, and related strategies Bahia grew her business in the DMV while taking important steps to pivot as trends and demands changed.

Join this session and learn about the important components of setting your business goals for 2018 with action steps to move forward.

There will be time for Q & A for attendees and we encourage you to bring your business cards for networking and a snack to share.

Email Kristin at manager@artistsandmakersstudios.com

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