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U FSE Freelancer Fair 2023: Slaying the Gig Economy!

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14 Jun 2023
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📅 27 July 2023

📍National Gallery Singapore

The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium and Foyer
City Hall Wing, Basement 1

⌚1pm - 8pm (Registration commences from 1pm)

🎟️NTUC Member: $10 | Non Members: $30


🎫Buy your tickets here: 


Calling all Freelancers and Self-employed! Are you ready to take the gig economy by storm? Join us at the U FSE Freelancer Fair and get empowered with the skills and resources to succeed in the industry.  

Be ready for inspiring workshops (Including a keynote by Annette Lee), expert advice, and networking opportunities that will help you slay your freelancing game and become a leader in the gig economy. 


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Highlights of Experience:
(1) Glean into Annette Lee's journey as a multi-hyphenate freelance media professional and finding inspiration as a creative. 
(2) Business networking, opportunities and resourcing support 
(3) Get insights from industry players on developing a sustainable and value-based freelancing business 
(4) Join us for a ‘Y2K’ themed workout to end the night with a bang!


1.30pm - 2.30pm:
[Panel Dialogue] Developing a Value-Based Freelance Business

-Shivani Desai, Actor & Business Mentor for Actors
- OKJ, Documentary Storyteller
- Melvin Loh, Senior Lecturer, Law Programmes, at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
Moderator: David Siow, Founder and Director, Steady State Records

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In today's gig economy, more individuals are embracing the freedom and flexibility of freelance work,but how does one make a career out of freelancing? What is a value-based freelance business?

Join our panel of freelancers as they share practical wisdom on building a sustainable and viable freelance business, taking ownership of your own career growth while protecting yourself in the process.
3.15pm - 4.15pm: Managing Your Money as A Freelancerby DBS Foundation
Love the flexibility but not the uncertainty of your income as a freelancer? Building good money habits and being financially literate can go a long way in helping you prepare for challenging times.

In this session, join Lynette Tan, DBS Financial Planning Literacy Specialist, to find out how you can save better, learn about basic insurance coverage and how to optimise your CPF.

4.30pm - 5.30pm: Journey to Freelancing by Annette Lee
Annette Lee is a singer, actress and content creator who started freelancing back in 2020.Learn about her inspiring freelance journey with tips and valuable lessons along the way. There will also be a Q&A session where you can come up-close and personal with her!

Booth Partners (1pm - 5.30pm)
Ask-a-Mentor, Supported by U FSE (NICA, VICPA) and CreativesAtWork 
Central Provident Fund Board (CPFB)
Nanyang Polytechnic & NVIDIA (Creative Tech) 
National Library Board (NLB)
Over the Rainbow (Wellbeing)
Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP)
6pm - 7pm
Y2K Workout Night
7pm - 8pm
Networking & Light Refreshments