Brunch by the Beach Pāpāmoa - 11 June 2024   |   Get tickets

Join us for Brunch by the Beach Pāpāmoa, a unique event created for freelance graphic designers!

11 JUNE  |  9.45AM - 12.30PM

Good food and good company

Come together at Brunch by the Beach in Pāpāmoa, Tauranga to connect with other local designers, be inspired by Nigel Beach, as he shares his innovative and unique approach to help you surpass your perceived limits, and how to manage stress and anxiety. Plus, enjoy some tasty brunch snacks alongside your fellow creatives.

Enjoy tasty treats

Made fresh and in-house by Blank Canvas Catering

Meet our panelists

Kylie Darroch

Creative Current

With over 15 years in the graphic design industry, I specialise as a full-service designer for businesses. Last year, I ventured into freelance design, combining my background in print, design, and digital marketing.

Katrina Wilson

The Brand Merchant

Katrina has been in the creative design industry for over 2 decades. From starting out as an in house designer in a printing company to working abroad my experience has been diverse.

Jess Morrissey

SWEA Design

Jess is a seasoned freelance digital designer who specialises in branding and websites, primarily working with startups and medium-sized businesses. She also has a wealth of experience from her time in agencies.

Jeremy Johnson

Rocketspark co-founder

Jeremy worked as a freelance graphic designer before co-founding Rocketspark in 2009. For 10 years, Rocketspark designed custom websites alongside making software for designers. This helps him understand the challenges faced by both sole traders and agencies.

What you'll gain from the panelist session

  • How to get enough clients

  • Client onboarding processes

  • Confidence in your pricing

  • Balancing inspiration and originality

  • Mastering the art of quoting

  • Navigating terms and conditions

  • Different approaches to deposits

  • Handling urgent rates

Check out what designers said about our previous sold out event

Brunch by the Beach Pāpāmoa 2023 testimonials

Unlock your potential with Nigel Beach

Nigel Beach is a leading health and performance consultant with over 20 years of experience. He educates thousands on how mind and body limitations impact health and performance. His innovative and unique presentation will help show you, as a designer, how to surpass your perceived limits, and how to manage stress and anxiety. Nigel’s approach combines his extensive clinical experience with a deep knowledge of human physiology. His proven techniques have established him as a trusted health consultant to Hollywood's elite and a renowned speaker for those seeking to achieve exceptional success.

THE VENUE

Pāpāmoa Surf Life Saving club 

Brunch by the beach in Pāpāmoa offers this beachfront location with stunning views of the ocean and a relaxed vibe that is perfect for connecting with other freelance designers. We can't wait to see you there!

What you'll get out of this event

More business confidence

Gain valuable insights from experienced freelancers and learn practical tips and strategies for managing your design business. Build your confidence and take control to achieve the profitability need for the life you want.

Connect with other freelance designers

Join us and take your business to the next level with the support of a community that understands your struggles and can help you succeed.

Inspiration

Nigel Beach’s innovative and unique presentation will help show you, as a designer, how to surpass your perceived limits, and how to manage stress and anxiety.

Round table discussions

Skip the small talk with meaningful round table conversations at set place settings and dive into topics that resonate with you.

What designers said about past events

“Loved the speakers - the perfect balance of new learnings but not too high-level. Overall felt very encouraged and motivated – was truly the best industry event I’ve been to.”

Islay Wharton

"I can say that day was a really good collection of thoughts and creators from the area. I felt like I got to learn a lot of interesting processes and confirm a few things for myself as well. And it's really nice to see the community come together and meet some other creatives."

Dan Bisley

“I had a great time and would like to attend more of these events. In particular I appreciated how welcoming you were and the effort you made to know us and our work.”

Felicity Meade

Get your tickets

- 11 June 2024
- 9.45am - 12.30pm
- $80 Per Ticket
- Pāpāmoa Surf Club

Q&A panel session

Our expert Q&A panel will discuss key topics related to running a freelance design business — getting started, finding clients, managing projects, and delivering results.

Round table discussions

Skip the small talk with meaningful round table conversations at set place settings. Dive into topics that resonate with you, led by table hosts who understand the freelance design journey.

Guest speaker, Nigel Beach

Nigel Beach’s innovative and unique presentation will help show you, as a designer, how to surpass your perceived limits, and how to manage stress and anxiety.

Enjoy tasty treats

And what's an event without delicious food? You can indulge in tasty treats while connecting with other designers at set place settings.