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Saturday, March 23:  
Austin to host WJA National Leadership Conference
+ In the Spotlight Shining Stars Gala + Dinner 
 / $45 For Members
Austin Central Public Library Event Center


Saturday, March 23:
Public Speaking Workshop
Whether you're presenting at a conference, selling your work, or speaking to
prospective members or sponsors, public speaking is a critical skill for WJA leaders.

Sheraton Austin @ 1:30-4:00 pm


2019 WJA Austin Calendar of Events  


Thursday, April 11

Selling Wholesale with the Experts

Industry Expert Panel on Preparing Your Collection for
Wholesale and Retail Sale; Essentials + What to Expect on Both Sides

 Thursday, April 11 Austin Community College 
Highland Campus 6:00 PM

Join us as we host 5 industry experts in sharing imperative facts, challenges, and advice about preparing a designer collection for wholesale market. Topics include essential wholesale preparations; dealing with buyers, stores and sales reps; wholesale market applications, costs, general expectations; and more. Learn from veterans about the ins and outs of wholesale and what it takes to succeed.


2019 WJA Austin Calendar of Events 

May 23:  Networking Holiday Happy Hour @ Hotel Van Zandt
June 4:  Umlauf Sculpture Garden Event (Free for Members) 
July 18:  Networking Happy Hour

August:  Social Media Best Practices with @ Third Coast Gems 
September 12:  WJA Nationwide Jewelry Night Out

October:  Kendra Scott Design Event at KSD HQ (Members Only) 

November:   Networking Holiday Happy Hour + Celebration

*Dates and topics are subject to change.  
Have an idea for an event or what to host? 
Let us know!*

Join Us at WJA Events and Meet our Wonderful Members!

President: Elizabeth Gibson - Eliza Page

Membership VP:  Amanda Eddy - Amanda Deer Studios

Events Chair:  Jodis Strother - Throckmorton's Watches & Jewelry

Treasurer:  Jen Leddy - Jen Leddy Studios

Member at Large:  Jodi Brownstein - Jodi Rae Designs

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