Conferences

Communication Central’s annual Build Your Business conference, held every autumn, offers a wealth of information and resources for colleagues seeking to launch or improve their editorial businesses. Presentations by experts in various aspects of the field range from the practical, such as using key tools of the trade, to the conceptual, such as developing marketing and networking systems. All descriptions in this summary listing are excerpts. Click the title or the read more option for a full description.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Communication Central at conference (at) communication-central (dot) com.


New details for 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference!

There’s a new speaker for the session on websites and a new panel session on using Word, there will be a luncheon speaker on Friday and the American Society for Indexing (ASI) has been added to the organizations eligible for … read more

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New speaker added to 2017 conference line-up

This year’s “Be a Better Freelancer“® conference will include a new presenter for the session about websites: Essentials of Effective Websites, Victoria Brzustowicz and Ruth E. Thaler-Carter It’s become accepted wisdom that a freelancer needs a website to be successful, … read more

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Conference city offers lots to do

There’s a lot to do in Rochester, NY, the location of “Better by the Dozen,” Communication Central’s 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference. Attendees and their families will find a wealth of cultural, recreational and just plain interesting activities. Here’s … read more

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News and registration for 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference

Although a couple of sessions and presenters are still to be confirmed, registration is now open for “Better by the Dozen,” Communication Central’s 12th annual “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference for aspiring, new and established freelance writers, editors, proofreaders and … read more

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Protected: Deadline past for special AAE registration rate for on 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer®” conference but early-bird rate still available

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Date and location in place for 2017 Be a Better Freelancer® conference!

The old year is still hanging in, but we’re already planning for the new one by setting the date and location for our next conference. Communication Central‘s 12th annual Be a Better Freelancer® conference will be held September 15-16, 2017, … read more

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2016 Communication Central conference is another success

A hearty thank you to the speakers and attendees who made the 2016 Communication Central conference another smash hit for colleagues in writing, editing, proofreading and more. This year’s conference was another practical, useful array of presentations on various aspects … read more

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Location and times for 2016 Be a Better Freelancer® conference

Communication Central‘s 2016 Be a Better Freelancer® conference, “Profiting in Publishing, is at the Hilton Garden Inn-College Town, next to Strong Memorial Hospital/UofR Med Center at Elmwood and Mt. Hope Avenues, across from Mt. Hope Cemetery on the Elmwood side. … read more

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2016 Communication Central conference giveaways!

Coming to the Communication Central conference always means more than useful information and camaraderie with colleagues. There are also … giveaways! This year’s giveaways include: a copy of Jake “Dr. Freelance” Poinier‘s book, The Science, Art and Voodoo of Freelance … read more

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2016 conference lineup – don’t miss out!

Here’s the lineup of session topics and speakers for Communication Central‘s 2016 conference, “Be a Better Freelancer® – Profiting in Publishing,” Oct. 28-29, 2016, in Rochester, NY. Don’t miss out on these great presentations, packed with powerful ideas for enhancing … read more

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