FREELANCE BUSINESS WEEK AUSTIN (#FBWATX) is  5-days of creative sessions made up of workshops, fireside chats, talks, and panel discussions focused on our local freelance business community. All designed to build your freelance business, celebrate your accomplishments and bust through whatever roadblocks you are facing. We’re led by local freelance business owners, supporting businesses and hosted in fabulous spaces all over town.

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We are your community, together we are all better. As freelance business owners, it is far too easy to work in a vacuum and diminish our growth and creativity. We owe it to ourselves and our city to keep growing.

We are bringing Freelance Business Week to Austin to honor your hard work, provide you with the resources to push through roadblocks in your business and achieve your dreams. Come out and join us, expand your network and broaden your view of possibilities.

This Event is Designed For You!

Every session of #FBWATX is designed with your freelance business in mind. Making sure there are sessions to answer your business questions, peers to talk through the hard stuff with and resources to make you more productive … All in one city, Austin, TX.

Your #FBWATX Organization Team

Meet Our Team

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Mikala Lark
Mikala Lark

#FBWATX Lead Organizer

The Austin Freelance Business Week is lead by the fabulous Mikala Lark and a small team of like-minded individuals.

Mikala is your ‘Not So Average’ Fitness Coach

“I go beyond fitness training to help women unlock their inner motivation, guiding them to surpass their physical and mental barriers so they can achieve lasting lifestyle changes.”

While serving in the U.S. Air Force she realized that life is too short not to live it fully out.  She believes in being your real authentic self.  Always advocating to be your best self by taking care of your mind, body, and spirit,  First,  every day.  Always knowing what your values are and aligning them with your life accordingly. She’s tackled one of the biggest and hardest journeys of her life, Weight Loss. Through this experience she learned the importance of mindset and how it applies to all areas of our lives. Also, knowing how to be intuned with yourself is the game changer for us all. When she’s not focused on her clients and business, she’s spending quality time with the love of her life, the Hubby and their 5 pets in the countryside. They love exploring new adventures and traveling as much as possible💜

Sponsor #FBWATX

Show your local freelance community how important they are, support Freelance Business Week

Vlad Tiumentsev
Vlad Tiumentsev

#FBWATX Event Team Member

Vlad has come on board to help make #FBWATX a reality using his freelance skills in web design.

Vlad helps businesses with Lead Generation, Marketing, Strategy, Reputation Management, Business Automation, and Design/Development

Where It’s At

Locations Across the City of Austin, one of the top five freelance friendly cities in the country. We may be known for our music, BBQ and keeping it weird, but we love how our local freelance community supports the growth of our own. 

#FBWATX Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event affordable for our local freelance business owners