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Private Practice Series: Business Development and Management

Icon Book and Paper Group

From: Wednesday 31.07.19
at 6:00pm
To: Wednesday 31.07.19
at 7:30pm



£2 for ICON members and students

£5 for non-members


The Icon Book and Paper Group is delighted to present the first in their webinar Q&A series on private practice. This ongoing webinar/seminar is open to all conservators who have questions regarding business development and management.

Event description: 

The goal is to answer general questions pertaining to common business, legal and insurance issues that conservators face in both the private and public sector. Topics include explaining business and legal terms; discussing common (but vital) business practices; and advising business etiquette between conservators and their wide range of clients.  Each session after the first will be prompted with a topic, and future sessions will have guest speakers in the fields of Art Law, Insurance and Logistics. Attendees are asked to pose questions a minimum of one week in advance, which will be answered in the subsequent session. Please email your questions with the subject heading "Private Practice Webinar Question".

Sample Questions

What is a release form, and why do I need one?
Terms & Conditions - what's required and how do I explain it?
The pros and cons of being a sole trader vs. a limited liability company
Does GDPR apply to my social media?

About the course Leader

Ashleigh is an emerging paper conservator with private and public sector experience on both sides of the Atlantic. She gained significant business administration experience outside of conservation as a business PA & Art Collection Manager to ultra high net worth individuals and gained further knowledge in insurance and the legal aspects of the art trade in her role as Head of Conservation at John Jones before their closure. This webinar combines case studies from those experiences with interviews of other professionals in the arts and aims to aid private and public conservators with the basic business skills and knowledge necessary for success.


Ashleigh Brown