The Event Over! 

Thank you to everyone who participated, y’all are amazing.

This amazing video was created by our sponsor Soona

About #FBWDEN

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 Denver to honor your hard work and 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 the possibilities.

The awesome pattern logo and design elements are by the ever-so-talented Debbie Clapper

Your #FBWDEN Organization Team

Meet Our Team

Amy Darling
Amy Darling

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Logistics

Amy’s very winding path to achieving graphic designer girl boss status at Amy Darling Design began when she wanted to have the flexibility to be a part of her nieces’ lives. She also wanted to work on print and digital projects in more varied industries. Her enthusiasm for color palettes knows no bounds and she hopes to bring that enthusiasm to Freelance Business Week and meet amazing people in the process.

Madison Cleo
Madison Cleo

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Communications

Madison Cleo is the owner of MadCleo, a boutique marketing agency in Denver that helps creatives and rad small businesses look cool online by taking over the things they don’t have time for—digital strategy, social media, and social advertising—so they can focus on clients, products and services.

Rebecca Andruszka
Rebecca Andruszka

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Organizer & Founder Do Better Consulting

Rebecca has been a freelance nonprofit consultant and career coach for about two years. During that time she has written grants to support HIV-positive children in Swaziland, coordinated with small businesses to fund agriculture projects in Brazil, and planned kick-ass parties for independent media here in Colorado. She’s excited to bring her bossy systems and project management skills to Freelance Business Week.

Jenn Uhen
Jenn Uhen

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Logistics

Jenn leverages the Gig Economy to achieve her goal of being partially retired until she can be fully retired.  Leaving the full-time grind in 2017, Jenn spends her work life as a Leadership Coach and  Communication Strategist for the best leaders who want to be better and building passive income.  Freelance Business Week is an opportunity to invite Freelancers to clarify their goals and level up their businesses.  

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Drew Hornbein
Drew Hornbein

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Organizer & Founder

Drew has been a nomad, activist, entrepreneur, farmer, culture hacker, and freelance developer. He’s quietly supported the growth of social movements, relief efforts, radical K-12 education, and paradigm shifting ideas. At home with digital technology but finds his joy in facilitating cultural technology that helps groups work together in more effective healthy ways.

Sara Rosinsky
Sara Rosinsky

#FBWDEN Co-Lead Communications

To Sara, the only thing better than being a copywriter is being a freelance copywriter. Under the banner of Shiny Red Copy, she helps all kinds of clients to promote all kinds of products and services—software, beer, private schools, brain surgery, etc. She got involved with Freelance Business Week because she loves fraternizing with freelancers (and occasionally, indulging in alliteration).

Speaker Selection Committee

Monica Stockbridge
Monica Stockbridge

Communications Professional

Monica is a writer and editor who helps people, businesses and brands tell their unique stories. She has more than 11 years’ experience in content strategy, client communications and freelance writing.

Tom Fellner
Tom Fellner

Brand strategy consultant

Tom has been a leader in the creative and marketing field for over 25 years. starting his professional career as a graphic designer. He is the founder of Bryt•Idea Marketing Strategy.

Tiffany Huisenga
Tiffany Huisenga

Designer & Illustrator

Tiffany is a Denver-based graphic designer who specializes in bright and friendly design for small businesses who are serious about growing their business with professional design.

Where It’s At

#FBWDEN will be hosted in business and coworking spaces across the City of Denver, CO (mainly in RINO).

Denver brings a breath of fresh mountain air to FREELANCE BUSINESS WEEK as the first western city to host a #FBW event. 

Charley Co

CO Lending Source

Craft

Enterprise

Galvanize Platte

Improper City

Soona

The Riveter

Workability

PS Design

Sponsors

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

Media Sponsors

Venue Sponsors

Check out these lovely venues who are graciously hosting sessions.