CFI to Host Free Branding Clinic at DCASE Lake FX CreativeCon!
Apr
21
Apr 22

CFI to Host Free Branding Clinic at DCASE Lake FX CreativeCon!

  • Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Want to have your website, look book or portfolio reviewed? Join us for a free Marketing and Branding Clinic!

April 21-22, 10:00am-4:30pm, Chicago Cultural Center 

Receive critical feedback of your marketing materials by experts in brand strategy and marketing! Attendees will receive one-on-one advice and critical review of their marketing materials including e-commerce/non-commercial websites (navigation, identity, content); social media; and look books and portfolios. Clinic is hosted by the Chicago Fashion Incubator with volunteer experts in design, brand development, and marketing. Please choose one medium. Bring 3 hard copies of web pages, look book and/or portfolios. A laptop is not required for website and/or social media critiques but is helpful. One-on-one consultation is limited to one free 15-minute session. First come, first served.

What is Lake FX ACCESS Lab?

New to Lake FX for 2017, ACCESS Lab is an energized resource fair connecting participants with industry leaders and organizations through fun and informative one-on-one talks and small group activities. Businesses and industry organizations such as High Concept Labs, Fractured Atlas, Etsy, Arts Alliance Illinois, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, Chicago Fashion Incubator and more will be onsite to discuss your marketing and branding initiatives, review portfolios, provide access to legal information, assess and guide your pitching and fundraising strategy or business plan, and offer fun hands-on activities for Chicago-based creative artists and entrepreneurs. The ACCESS Lab will take place daily from 10am to 4:30pm.

Chicago Fashion Networking Event for Fashion Employers and Job Seekers
Mar
13
5:30 pm17:30

Chicago Fashion Networking Event for Fashion Employers and Job Seekers

  • bridgeport art center

a networking event for the fashion industry to bring together established and aspiring fashion professionals to share best practices and kickstart your next collaboration! Melissa Gamble, Lecturer at Columbia College Chicago and former Fashion Director for the City of Chicago and Chicago Fashion Incubator Board Member, will provide a brief presentation regarding internship development including job descriptions, governance of internships by the Department of Labor, and general best practices for cultivating a mutually beneficial work environment. Bring your business cards!