How Hip-Hop Can Save Your Business! Lessons and Inspiration to Level Up Your Business in 2019
Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

How Hip-Hop Can Save Your Business! Lessons and Inspiration to Level Up Your Business in 2019

From startups to established companies, all businesses share some basic goal: Expand the customer base, innovate in the field, and perhaps most importantly, find that killer competitive edge. This talk explores the innovative, inspiring and often surprising lessons that hip-hop culture can bring to any kind of business to help achieve these objectives.

So if you are a business owner ready to grow your business, join us & our community of small business owners/entrepreneurs as we learn about the 3 concepts of hip-hop that drives business growth.

  • Inspiration: Lessons from a culture of innovation.

  • Inclusion: Authentically expand your business to include the hip-hop minded consumer.

  • Innovation: Understand the unique perspectives hip-hop minded people bring to any business.

Our guest speaker, Manny Faces is an award-winning new media journalist, content creator, independent scholar, and public speaker with a focus on hip-hop music and culture. He is also the Director of The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy (www.hiphopadvocacy.org), which seeks to educate and inspire while protecting and promoting the cultural, artistic and community-based aspects of hip-hop as a whole.

Event Overview:

6:00 – 6:30 PM: Meet & Greet

6:30 – 7:00 PM: “How Hip-Hop Can Save Your Business! Lessons and Inspiration to Level Up Your Business in 2019” by Manny Faces followed by Q&A

7:00 – 7:15 PM: Show & Tell, Ask & Gives – Time to make meaningful connections with fellow attendees. Each attendee can get 30 seconds to promote their project or business, seek advice from fellow attendees, or offer your skills to the group. After sharing, attendees can find each other and network directly.

7:15 – 8:00 PM: Networking

Light refreshments will be served.

Who should attend:

Makers, artisans, fashion/graphic designers, any other entrepreneurs, independent and emerging business owners/employees looking to learn how to grow their business.

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 How to Make Massive Progress in Your Fashion Business
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

How to Make Massive Progress in Your Fashion Business

Are you ready to propel your fashion business to the next level? Do you have questions or need feedback on various business ideas? Then join us and surround yourself around a community of local fashion business owners and fashion industry professionals.

Learn the 3 keys to make massive progress in your fashion business:

  • Developing the right mindset for growth.

  • Setting realistic and attainable goals.

  • Aligning your business operations to reach your goals.

Nicole Giordano

Our guest speaker Nicole Giordano is the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online community and support system for independent and emerging designers. The site has been seen on NPR, Forbes, California Apparel News, Comcast NBC Universal. StartUp FASHION has used their blog, live workshops, social media, and their online membership community to help hundreds of thousands of global fashion brands to launch and grow their businesses.

Event Overview:

  • 6 – 6:30: Meet & Greet

  • 6:30 – 7: “How to Make Massive Progression in Your Fashion Business” by Nicole Giordano followed by Q&A

  • 7 – 7:15: Show & Tell, Ask & Gives – Time to make meaningful connections with fellow attendees. Each attendee can get 30 seconds to promote their project or business, seek advice from fellow attendees, or offer your skills to the group. After sharing, attendees can find each other and network directly.

  • 7:15 – 8: Networking

Light refreshments will be served.

Who should attend:

Independent and emerging fashion and fashion-related designers and business owners; boutique shop owners and employees; other entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to learn how to make progress in their business.

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Table Talk Live: How to Sell Your Food Product Online
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Table Talk Live: How to Sell Your Food Product Online

Newark Makers is a proud sponsor of "Table Talk Live: How to Sell Your Food Product Online" with Hudson Kitchen and =Space.

OVERVIEW
During Newark Tech Week, Hudson Kitchen will host Table Talk Live, a networking and education event that brings together food entrepreneurs in a lively discussion designed to celebrate successes, tackle challenges and explore creative opportunities for collaboration.

Attendees will enjoy a tasting menu from area food and beverage entrepreneurs along with a discussion entitled “How to Sell Your Food Product Online.” Our panel of experts will share how to develop a strategy for sales and optimization of food products on popular online platforms like Amazon and Etsy as well as company owned websites. The event will cover: packaging, shelf-life and listing requirements, as well as tips for promoting products.

EVENT SCHEDULE
6:30-7:30 PM Registration/Networking/Tasting Menu
7:30-8:45 PM Panel Discussion/Q & A
8:45-9:30 PM More Networking

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