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Thursday, May 16, 2019

WJA Colorado | In The Know | Speed Mentoring

Start Date: 5/16/2019 6:00 PM MDT
End Date: 5/16/2019 8:30 PM MDT

Venue Name: PIzza Republica

890 14th Street
Denver, CO  United States  80202

Organization Name: WJA Colorado

Teresa Pureber
Phone: 5862029198


WJA Colorado Speed Mentoring Event

WJA Colorado is proud to present the chapter's first Speed Mentoring event on May 16th.  Come meet with industry professionals for one on one mentoring as it relates directly to your personal career goals.  Topics of expertise include design, custom, wholesale, retail, manufacturing, merchandising, buying, selling, marketing and more.  


Todd Reed, Todd Reed,
Known for his take on Raw Elegance, Todd Reed was one of the first designers to use raw diamonds in their natural state in his designs, well before the the term alternative bridal was ever coined, essentially creating the category.  The entirety of the Todd Reed collection is hand made in his Boulder based studio and flagship showroom.  Tood Reed is sold in stores and galleries all across the country.  Come meet with Todd to learn more about design, wholesale, manufacturing, marketing and more.

Samantha Louise Larkins, Samantha Louise Designs, owner of Metalmark Fine Jewelry
Samantha Louise Larkins wears many hats.  She is the founder and designer of her own eponymouse jewelry collection, owner of a manufacturing studio based in Denver and also owner of the online and brick and mortar store Metalmark Fine Jewelry known for carrying local emerging designers as well as nationally renowned designers.  Samantha's expertise covers many areas including retail, wholesale, buying, manufacturing, custom, design and more.

Nan Palmer, FACEts Jewelry Consulting
Nan Palmer is owner and founder of FACEts Jewelry Consulting, a business-to-business consulting company for emerging and established designers alike as well as retailers and individual end clients.  Nan's vast experience in merchandising includes buying, product development, inventory management and financial planning.  Nan has over 17 years experience working with companies like Macy's, David Yurman and John Atencio.  Come meet with Nan to discover ways to grow your business using business analytics.  

Jackie Brooks, Bottomline Marketing
Jackie Brooks, partner at Bottomline Marketing, will be offering her expertise in all things marketing.  Bottomline Marketing is not only a full service marketing agency, they SPECIALIZE in the jewelry industry!  Meet with Jackie to improve your marketing in areas of traditional marketing, digital marketing, social media, website production & management, branding, graphic design, media buying, video & radio production and more.
Thursday May 16th, 6:00pm

Pizza Republica
890 14th Street
Denver CO 80202

$25 Members
$40 Non-Members*
$15 Student Members**

*Join WJA now to qualify for special member pricing!
**Students may join WJA for free the first year.  To qualify, send proof of enrollment to before registering to enroll and receive student pricing for this event.

Please plan to arrive by 6:00pm to prepare, announcements to follow. The first Speed Mentoring appointments begin at 6:30pm sharp.  Each appointment will be 15 minutes in length with 5 minutes in between to change stations.  Time is limited, we must adhere to the schedule to ensure all appointments are met.  Choose up to 4 mentors to meet with upon RSVP.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 5/6/2019 6:00 PM

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