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“If I Build It, They Will Come…” Is Not A Plan

February 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
“If I Build It, They Will Come…” Is Not A Plan

IFD Master Workshop – “If I Build It, They Will Come”…Is Not a Plan, a workshop with global sales, marketing, and product management executive, Jim Chi – Even the greatest idea won’t sell itself. If you’re a creative wanting to bring your own goods to market, we’ll teach you what to consider as you develop, prototype and cost them.

 

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Inside Fashion Design has partnered with three professionals at the top of their fields — designer (Mattelab) and DeTao Master, Matthew Rhoades, sales and go to market expert and 30-year NIKE veteran, Dave Brown, and global sales, marketing and product management executive, Jim Chi — to create a comprehensive certification series designed to move you from idea to production. Our 9-part master workshop series inspires your design thinking, then drills down into the processes and challenges of turning your concepts into a feasible, saleable product. Learn how to create the strongest product you can, find your audience, and how to manage the financials and operations of going to market. Enroll in our workshops today to develop your creativity and ideation, learn how to present and brand your product, and leave with a strong business plan in hand.

IFD Master Workshop – “If I Build It, They Will Come”…Is Not a Plan, a workshop with global sales, marketing and product management executive, Jim Chi – Even the greatest idea won’t sell itself. If you’re a creative wanting to bring your own goods to market, we’ll teach you what to consider as you develop, prototype and cost them. This workshop is a deep dive into what happens beyond the great idea. Discover in-depth practical solutions to identifying the actual costs and development of your ideas. Find out if your production plan is feasible. Learn about key industry standards and best practices, plus red flags watch for. Topics covered include product management, price and cost, prototyping, sourcing and supply chain, and more. Learn what mistakes to avoid, and lessen the likelihood that you will crash and burn.

Global sales, marketing and product management executive, Jim Chi, has held leadership roles with notable brands and retailers like Nike, Home Depot, and Mohawk Industries. Jim started his career in product development and has led teams in marketing, sales, global sourcing, product management and operations. The key to his success across multiple industries has been using analytic-driven decisions as the foundation for creative business solutions. He is a firm believer in balancing the art of product creation and the science of product management. Currently working with early-stage apparel brands, Jim also consults for private equity firms restructuring and scaling up brands in their portfolio.

 

Cover image courtesy Inside Fashion Design.

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Creative Capital Design
1231 Northwest Hoyt Street, #304
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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http://insidefashiondesign.net/creative-capital-design/