MODERN ACCOUNTING: Finance Workshop for Creative Entrepreneurs

Thu Aug 15, 09:00 - Fri Aug 16, 11:00

Workshop17, West Street, Sandton


In collaboration with The Local Edit and Workshop17, join us for an enlightening Finance Workshop hosted by Gareth Price, the accomplished Founder of Cloudworx and Investmint, as well as the CFO at Back A Buddy. Gareth brings over a decade of experience, coupled with valuable insights gained through his entrepreneurial journey. These workshops promise to be a blend of practical wisdom and engaging anecdotes, ensuring an enriching experience for attendees. The Local Edit is an e-commerce platform championing local brands and small businesses, and these workshops aim to empower business owners and entrepreneurs with the financial knowledge essential for success in today's dynamic market.

Loved my time with Gareth Price and the Local Edit! Left the room feeling equipped and inspired to get on top of my numbers. Yes I know, hard to believe that you can feel inspired by numbers, but Gareth brought his magic as only he could!” - Megan Carrie, Cards for Conversation

Christine Meintjes, Founder of The Local Edit and The Pretty Blog, and a well-known, internationally traveled photographer in her previous life, understands the importance of having an amazing client-accountant relationship and how it can impact your business. "Gareth understands creatives, he understands automation, and at The Local Edit, that is what we strive for too. Being a creative myself, I believe Gareth is the person to run your business and manage your accounting for the best possible outcome. These workshops are a testament to his drive to better equip our thriving local business owners. Cape Town was such a huge success; we cannot wait to meet everyone in Johannesburg and Durban," says Meintjes.

Event Details:

The Workshops will be hosted at Workshop17, West Street in Sandton.

Workshop17 offers dynamic co-working and serviced office spaces designed to foster creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Founded by Paul Keursten and Mark Seftel, Workshop17 aims to create environments that bring together diverse groups of people, encouraging natural interactions and innovation. The Sandton location provides a range of services, including hot desking, private offices, meeting rooms, and event spaces, all supported by fast, uncapped internet and access to IT support.


15 & 16 August 2024.

(The workshop and networking spans over 2 days)


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (arrival from 08:30am)

Price per person:

R300 per person (for both days); it includes access to the Workshop, networking, a coffee, still/sparkling water, and lunch.

Workshop Topics which will be spread over the two days':

1) Tips for getting the most out of your relationship with your accountant:

   - What to expect from them

   - Insights into being a great client for optimal collaboration.

2) How to read your financial reports:

   - Interpretation of various numbers in your financial reports.

   - Asking the right questions

   - Identifying the right and wrong answers

3) Your accounting tech stack:

   - Guidance on the essential tools for running your online retail business, effectively.


  • Networking opportunities with fellow business owners over lunch.
  • Book meetings with Gareth after the event from 12:30 - 3pm for questions and guidance.


MODERN ACCOUNTING: Finance Workshop for Creative Entrepreneurs
Workshop17, West Street, Sandton
138 West St, Sandown, Sandton, 2031
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