Summit of Awesome Announces Awesome Schedule

Friday, April 10, 2009 9:00
Posted by Kelly Rand in category Summit of Awesome

We’re very excited to announce our super awesome schedule* for the Summit of Awesome. Check this space for updates and more information. Space is limited so register now!

All concurrent sessions have limited seating and will be on a first come first served basis. So plan your weekend carefully!

Through a partnership with the MidCity Business Association, all Summit seminars and workshops will take place in the wondrous and vibrant independent businesses in MidCity. View the map.

Thursday April 30

3 p.m. MidCity Tours
5 – 8 p.m. Hello Craft Welcome Party  – Gate 54

Friday May 1
*Make Something Awesome area open all day 10 -5 at Miss Pixies*
9:30 a.m. Check in and breakfast -  Miss Pixies
10:30 a.m. Welcome
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Morning Sessions:

1 – 2 p.m. Lunch with Craftnote: Maria Thomas – CEO, Etsy – Miss Pixies
2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions:

  • FIber Workshop with Jamie Chan and Blas Herrera – Urban Fauna Studio – Miss Pixies
  • Simple Mold Making with Adam Maron – Miss Pixies
  • Am I a Business? How and when to form a business for your crafty endeavors with Cynthia Gayton and Paige Totaro – Washington Area Lawyer for the Arts – Gate 54
  • How to Photograph your Work with Sherry Insley- Dandelion Blu – Bar Pilar
  • Branding and Identity with Jeffrey Everett – El Jefe Design – Solly’s
  • Event Sponsorship with Deb Dormody and Margaret Carleton – Craftland – DC9

4:30 p.m. Break
6:15 p.m. Summit showing of Handmade Nation – DCJCC
8:30 p.m. Public showing of Handmade Nation – DCJCC

-Dinner on your own-

View the rest of the schedule after the jump!

Saturday May 2
*Make Something Awesome area open all day 10 -5 at Miss Pixies*
9 – 9:30 a.m. Check in and breakfast – Miss Pixies
10 – 11:30 a.m. Morning Sessions:

12 – 1 p.m. Lunch with Craftnote: Jenny Hart, Sublime Stitching – Miss Pixies
1:30 – 3 p.m. Afternoon Sessions:

3:30 – 5 p.m. Afternoon Panel: Going out on a Limb with Jeffery Everett – El Jefe Design, Kasey and Kelly Evick – Biggs & Featherbelle – Miss Pixies

-Dinner on your own-

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.  Show of Awesome Craft Party – Miss Pixies

Sunday May 3
*Make Something Awesome area open all day 10 – 3 at Miss Pixies*
10 – 10:30 a.m. Check in and breakfast – Miss Pixies
11 – 12:30 Morning Sessions:

1 – 2 p.m. Lunch at Miss Pixies
2 – 3 p.m. Awesome Crafty White Elephant – Miss Pixies
3 – 3:30 p.m. Wrap up and Farewell – Miss Pixies

*All programming is subject to change, but hopefully will not!

Photo: Kelly Rand

About Kelly Rand

Kelly Rand is the author of Handmade to Sell: Hello Craft’s Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz and co-founder and Executive Director of Hello Craft, a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. Kelly believes that handmade will save the world.

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