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The Freelancers Academy

ELEVATE YOUR PROFESSION

Tired of people saying that you are just a freelancer?
Does Freelancing really pay?
Can we do this long-term?

Find the answers to these questions and more in TFA’s Virtual Summit!

11 December 2021

10 AM to 6 PM

Virtual Summit

About the Summit

Since businesses are forced to work from home and digitally, the demand for freelancers has grown tremendously, bringing about the rapid rise of the gig industry.

Curated specially for freelancers by freelancers, listen to speakers share their success stories and tips & tricks to stay relevant, leading to successful freelance careers. Also, get a chance to watch and learn how to deliver an impactful pitch to your future clients.

5 Speakers

100 Participants

5 Sponsors

The Speakers

Liyana Ahmad

Lookeesan Creatives 

Dylan Zeng

Glance SG

Aidil Muhaimin

Freelance Filmmaker

Denise Deanna

Deanna’s Kitchen

Jit Puru

Ideas & Inspiration

Event Schedule

Great to have you on board our first Virtual Summit!

There will be an opening speech by the Co-Founders, AJ & Renee to kick start the summit.

TFA Summit is curated specially for freelancers by freelancers, listen to speakers share their success stories and tips & tricks to stay relevant, leading to successful freelance careers. Also, get a chance to watch and learn how to deliver an impactful pitch to your future clients.

Liyana is a self-taught graphic designer, who is passionate about sharing her experience and knowledge through various self-conducted creative workshops at Lookeesan Creatives. Apart from conducting workshops, her keen interest in graphic design and social media marketing has led her to work together with small businesses in building a stronger online presence.
 
 
Liyana Ahmad

A short break is to give attendees some head space to share their takeaways and learn from other attendees in the previous session they had.

Dylan Zeng is the CEO & Founder of the local freelance platform, Glance.sg. He founded Glance.sg with an idea to improvise and ease the process of talent matching with safeguarded quality to elevate the local freelance industry. He is also a Student Mentor in Singapore Polytechnic’s Entrepreneurship Center SPiNOFF where he provides guidance and support towards fellow student start up founders through his experience and journey as a student entrepreneur.


Dylan Zeng
CEO & Founder Glance SG

This short break is to give attendees some head space to share their takeaways and learn from other attendees in the previous session they had.

Catch our 6 freelancers battle it out in our pitching ring! How would you pitch your freelance business to potential clients or future investors? Definitely a MUST SEE!

There are prizes to be won and may the best pitcher wins!

After watching all the pitchers. Attendees get the chance to vote for the freelancer whom they feel made the best pitch! Our guest judges will deliberate the final score and attendees will take this chance to network!

Aidil Muhaimin is a freelancer who wears many different media hats. He is a sound recordist, a scriptwriter, emcee/DJ, an assistant director and director, as well as an actor and puppeteer. He have won filmmaker awards recently, worked on countless award winning programmes and still consider himself a newbie.


Aidil Muhaimin
Full-time Freelancer

Denise Deanna Chew, owner of Deanna’s Kitchen – the home of Halal Prawn Mee. She is an accidental hawker and didn’t ever think she will be in the food industry. She has been a banker for 12 years and made a complete change to shed off corporate life to holding a scoop. She has been managing 4 stalls islandwide since.


Denise Deanna
Founder Deanna’s Kitchen

Jit Puru is a self-development author, strategist, and thought-leader focussing on helping people find their inner motivation to succeed in times of change, challenge and perceived failure. Having spoken to thousands from all over the world at various conferences and conventions, he is best known for his insightful, thought-provoking talks, and his ability to authentically connect with the audience.

Jit is also the founder of Ideas & Inspiration, an initiative to move people towards self-development and positive change through inspirational and educational content. Over the last 2 years, the Ideas & Inspiration YouTube channel has grown to attract over 240,000 subscribers globally, with videos on the channel being viewed over 5 million times.


Jit Puru
Founder Ideas & Inspiration

What is TFA Circle and why as a freelancer you need to be part of the Circle? We are a one-stop centre catering to the ever-changing freelance needs and a striving community where you can network and collaborate with like-minded freelancers! At TFA we aim to elevate the profession of freelancers.

Before we close the summit, we will have our prize presentation ceremony for our pitching competition and see who made it to the top 3! There will be a closing note by our Co-Founders AJ & Renee and last but not least a group photo to remember this event.

Early Bird Access
Only for the first 20 sign ups! Being an early bird also gives you free access into TFA Circle for 7 days! Learn as much as you want and experience being part of the best circle there is! Did you know that only early birds will receive a specially curated goodie bag by the good people at TFA 🙂 Secure your slot now as our early bird!

Normal Access
If you’ve missed our early bird, nothing to worry! We will have more than enough tickets to go around! You’re signing up for a spectacular, jammed pack, uniquely curated summit for freelancers! Be it if your thinking of joining the pack or someone pioneer we will have something for you! If you want more than a summit, join our TFA Circle and sign up for FREE!

Members’ Access
For all TFA Circle members, you get FREE access! Stand to win prizes worth $3000 when you join the pitching competition and get a limited edition goodie bag!
For all new members, you need to subscribe at least 3 months (Oct to Dec 2021) to enjoy the free access to the summit! Out of that you’ll need to still purchase the ticket to join!

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