Freelancepreneur : Freelancer meetup

Date

Event Date
06/19/2019 - 19:00 - 06/19/2019 - 22:00 Asia/Kuala Lumpur

Tickets

Ticket Price Amount
Free

Freelancepreneur Meetup : Where Freelancer Meet Entrepreneur (Free Event)

Meet and network with other freelancers and entrepreneurs in the creative industry. Come and join the Freelancepreneur community that supports each other in their business. Collaborate with other people to grow businesses together! Besides there is also a panel discussion with Luk Chee Chew , Jeff Fan, Tony about how they turn their passion into a business.

Who is this for :

* Freelancers

* Designers

* Programmers

* Copywriters

* Photographers

* Videographers

* Design studio/ agency owners

* Entrepreneurs

 

What it looks like :

* Meet and network* Sharing session

* Learn from others

* Supporting each other

* Grow business together

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There will be a panel discussion too!

Panelist #1 - Jeff Fan

Jeff Fan is an advertising graduate of UTAR in the year 2008, as well as a passionate 19-year-old handcrafter, he threw himself into his craft with a dream to succeed as an artist. However, with only his craftsmanship in creating beautiful things, and no knowledge in marketing, an originally profitable venture quickly became a downfall in his crafting career.

Realising that one cannot survive with just talent alone, he left the creative industry, and asked himself, “How many people are there out there like me, with boundless talent, yet for the sake of survival in this cruel world, had no choice but to bury their dreams with their own hands?”

Jeff Fan then establish ArtistCommunity.Asia the FIRST platform in M'sia which bridges BRAND with right group of CREATOR, to give economic power to the creative community. In the year 2014, ArtistCommunity.Asia won Top 5 in “Malaysia’s National Intellectual Property Award for two consecutive years.

During 2018, ArtistCommunity.Asia entered Kinokuniya & Times Bookstores with dedicated ARC displays and appointed Brand Advisory for Common Ground, Malaysia’s largest co-working space. Besides, ArtistCommunity.Asia gathered over 30 talents, close to 50 artists, over 200 different handmade crafts, and created over 6-digits in sales for artists in 12 months. On top of that, ArtistCommunity.Asia achieved Top 10 Award in Malaysia’s largest Chinese Entrepreneurship Contest,

“The success of a business is not measured by the height of its market position, but by the number of people who have won as a result of its birth.”

– Jeff Fan, founder of Artist Community Asia

 

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Panelist #2 - Tony Rtist

" Tony Chua Hong Yong, the Founder of Rtist and Zeroo design firm, has a Diploma in Industrial Design, with extensive knowledge in sales.

Rtist aims to be the biggest creative job platform in Malaysia, while fostering talents’ growth through job opportunities and community. Rtist helps companies hire the right, local creative talent flexibly- be it Permanent, Contract, Freelance and Internship, in all creative fields, including web design, interior design, multimedia, copywriting, videography, photography and more."

 

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Panelist #3 - Luk Chee Chew

Luk Chee Chew graduated with a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia in year 2000, majoring in Electronic Media. Prior to UTAS, he completed his Diploma in Communication Design majoring in Graphic Communication and Creative Advertising at The One Academy, Malaysia.

Luk started his communication design career as web designer and art director at SurfDiz Malaysia in 2001. In February 2002, he founded Fusionwave together with his business partner. Their major clients included Malaysia’s top fashion designers and major national corporate clients such as Malaysia-International Fashion Awards, Fuji Films Malaysia, CIMB, Old Town Coffee, Ricoh, and etc. Fusionwave has successfully transformed into a 4As agency in year 2009.

Luk has also created Dweey – Malaysia First Designer Platform Toy brand in 2005 and EKO - creative eco product brand in 2009. In 2013, Luk partnered with Phisontech (a company that invented SOC, USB drive, led by Dato KS Pua), MIDA, Pensonic, and Emtec to build the creative product eco system in Malaysia and help the local young designers to enter the international market.

Luk was awarded the Long Xi International Chinese Advertising Award (Hong Kong) in 1999. Besides, he also won the PICA Award (Australia) in 2000, finalist of Malaysia Video Award 2002 and Golden Web Award 2003, Design Firm Award 2004, Nomination for Designer Toy Award (San Diego) in 2011 and Malaysia Top 10 Best Contemporary Designer, Selected by TheCultureTrip.com

Luk is back to the creative industry in 2018 and positions himself as a creative entrepreneur. Currently, Luk is partnering with Jammez Loh in founding a new startup called Main-Main. Their new startup has won the Malaysia Top 10 Start Up competition in 2018. In conclusion, Main-Main strikes to be the biggest art and design learning platform in South East Asia. In addition, the company also aims to become a Venture Capital Firm to invest in design startups in the near future.

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Date & Time: 19 June 2019 , 7pm-10pm

Venue: Triune, Eco City KL

Grab your limited seats at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/freelancepreneur-freelancer-meetup-free-event-registration-62905233246

Freelancepreneur Meetup : Where Freelancer Meet Entrepreneur (Free Event)

About this Event

Meet and network with other freelancers and entrepreneurs in the creative industry. Come and join the Freelancepreneur community that supports each other in their business. Collaborate with other people to grow businesses together! Besides there is also a panel discussion with Luk Chee Chew , Jeff Fan, Tony about how they turn their passion into a business

 

Who is this for :

* Freelancers

* Designers

* Programmers

* Copywriters

* Photographers

* Videographers

* Design studio/ agency owners

* Entrepreneurs

 

What it looks like :

* Meet and network* Sharing session

* Learn from others

* Supporting each other

* Grow business together

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

There will be a panel discussion too!

Panelist #1 - Jeff Fan

Jeff Fan is an advertising graduate of UTAR in the year 2008, as well as a passionate 19-year-old handcrafter, he threw himself into his craft with a dream to succeed as an artist. However, with only his craftsmanship in creating beautiful things, and no knowledge in marketing, an originally profitable venture quickly became a downfall in his crafting career.

Realising that one cannot survive with just talent alone, he left the creative industry, and asked himself, “How many people are there out there like me, with boundless talent, yet for the sake of survival in this cruel world, had no choice but to bury their dreams with their own hands?”

Jeff Fan then establish ArtistCommunity.Asia the FIRST platform in M'sia which bridges BRAND with right group of CREATOR, to give economic power to the creative community. In the year 2014, ArtistCommunity.Asia won Top 5 in “Malaysia’s National Intellectual Property Award for two consecutive years.

During 2018, ArtistCommunity.Asia entered Kinokuniya & Times Bookstores with dedicated ARC displays and appointed Brand Advisory for Common Ground, Malaysia’s largest co-working space. Besides, ArtistCommunity.Asia gathered over 30 talents, close to 50 artists, over 200 different handmade crafts, and created over 6-digits in sales for artists in 12 months. On top of that, ArtistCommunity.Asia achieved Top 10 Award in Malaysia’s largest Chinese Entrepreneurship Contest,

“The success of a business is not measured by the height of its market position, but by the number of people who have won as a result of its birth.”

– Jeff Fan, founder of Artist Community Asia

 

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Panelist #2 - Tony Rtist

" Tony Chua Hong Yong, the Founder of Rtist and Zeroo design firm, has a Diploma in Industrial Design, with extensive knowledge in sales.

Rtist aims to be the biggest creative job platform in Malaysia, while fostering talents’ growth through job opportunities and community. Rtist helps companies hire the right, local creative talent flexibly- be it Permanent, Contract, Freelance and Internship, in all creative fields, including web design, interior design, multimedia, copywriting, videography, photography and more."

 

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Panelist #3 - Luk Chee Chew

Luk Chee Chew graduated with a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia in year 2000, majoring in Electronic Media. Prior to UTAS, he completed his Diploma in Communication Design majoring in Graphic Communication and Creative Advertising at The One Academy, Malaysia.

Luk started his communication design career as web designer and art director at SurfDiz Malaysia in 2001. In February 2002, he founded Fusionwave together with his business partner. Their major clients included Malaysia’s top fashion designers and major national corporate clients such as Malaysia-International Fashion Awards, Fuji Films Malaysia, CIMB, Old Town Coffee, Ricoh, and etc. Fusionwave has successfully transformed into a 4As agency in year 2009.

Luk has also created Dweey – Malaysia First Designer Platform Toy brand in 2005 and EKO - creative eco product brand in 2009. In 2013, Luk partnered with Phisontech (a company that invented SOC, USB drive, led by Dato KS Pua), MIDA, Pensonic, and Emtec to build the creative product eco system in Malaysia and help the local young designers to enter the international market.

Luk was awarded the Long Xi International Chinese Advertising Award (Hong Kong) in 1999. Besides, he also won the PICA Award (Australia) in 2000, finalist of Malaysia Video Award 2002 and Golden Web Award 2003, Design Firm Award 2004, Nomination for Designer Toy Award (San Diego) in 2011 and Malaysia Top 10 Best Contemporary Designer, Selected by TheCultureTrip.com

Luk is back to the creative industry in 2018 and positions himself as a creative entrepreneur. Currently, Luk is partnering with Jammez Loh in founding a new startup called Main-Main. Their new startup has won the Malaysia Top 10 Start Up competition in 2018. In conclusion, Main-Main strikes to be the biggest art and design learning platform in South East Asia. In addition, the company also aims to become a Venture Capital Firm to invest in design startups in the near future.

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Date & Time: 19 June 2019 , 7pm-10pm

Venue: Triune, Eco City KL

Grab your limited seats at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/freelancepreneur-freelancer-meetup-free-event-registration-62905233246

Location

Address

3 Jalan Bangsar
59200
Malaysia