Start Date: 7/12/2023 7:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/12/2023 8:30 PM EDT
111 NE 1st Street
Miami, FL United States 33132
WJA Miami Chapter
You're invited to a special educational event hosted by the WJA Miami Chapter, GIA Alumni Collective-South Florida and MadeTruly!
This program will dive into manufacturing best practices, processes and opportunities inside and outside of the MadeTruly ecosystem. Refreshments will be served.
- Attendees will learn solutions for solving manufacturing challenges and the tactics and technology for deepening direct-to-consumer business opportunities
- Designers will leave with a better understanding of how to build the foundation of their businesses for scale.
- A summary will be shared of what technologies are being developed to support jewelry brands and designers.
MadeTruly is more than a platform, MadeTruly is a partner. Our aim is to solve any back-end challenges a jewelry brand or designer may face when it comes to sourcing, sampling, manufacturing, and distribution. We work collaboratively with businesses of all sizes to create custom solutions for increased revenue and high quality products.
Ultimately, MadeTruly’s all-in-one service is built to give you back what’s most precious to you, your time to create beautiful designs and connect with your consumers. With over 50 years of experience in the industry, we have a pulse on what’s needed and what’s missing. From organization tools to drop-ship capabilities, MadeTruly takes your business to a new level.
ABOUT GUEST SPEAKER OWEN DE VRIES
Owen Quentin de Vries is a creative thinker and visionary with over a decade of entrepreneurial experience. Since his early career, Owen has been a pioneer at the intersection of luxury and technology, launching digital first, direct-to-consumer jewelry brands that have been featured everywhere from Vogue to Cosmopolitan, with distribution in the likes of Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf’s, and Bloomingdales.
Over the past eight years, he’s used his two robust backgrounds to bring two previously disconnected industries together, jewelry and technology. Along his entrepreneurial journey, he has consistently identified areas of opportunity and improvement based on conversations with designers, creative directors, and their production teams. Out of this, MadeTruly was born — a revolutionary product aimed at ushering legacy and nascent brands into the next evolution of the digital age, starting with interconnected systems, one-stop supply chains, and customized user experiences.