"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together" ~ African Proverb
Have an idea for a business...Now what?
The idea. That’s where it starts. Now what do you do with the idea?
Anyone can start a business — but can you make it viable?
Have you ever thought about how you will navigate the following items that come with the territory?
The fashion and design industries are more than what meets the eye, they are multi-billion dollar industries that require much more than ideas. Our immersive Build-A-Brand Experiences are designed to help you navigate the unseen and often overlooked aspects of running a business in the fashion and design industries.
What really makes our House unique is the community we’ve been working to cultivate for nearly a decade. The energy of our House is contagious – start a conversation with a sewist while you wait for your coffee in our Barista area or introduce yourself over lunch to a business analyst, and you may just find a partner for your next big fashion and design campaign.
Even if you don’t find a new business associate, you may find a new friend. With a calendar full of Build-A-Brand experiences featuring guest speakers, WERKshops, and more. We are working hard to keep you engaged by providing information, tips, exercises, and tools to help you think about and develop your business ideas, brand, and team while also managing the physical and mental toll we all pay on our journey to success.
Because cultural and diverse programs enrich our work-life experience; during our Build-A-Brand Experiences you will:
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(DE-FI) is currently accepting applications for Fashion Designers to join their newly restructured and CFDA affiliated Designer Talk Series as well as hosting Open Calls for Artisans and Designers to sell their work via Dayton Threads