Margaret Ellis Jewelry Intro to Metalsmithing: Make Your Own Pearl Bangles

TUESDAY, APRIL 4 | 1 –  3 PM

Margaret Ellis Jewelry Set of 6 with 2 Pearl Bangle

Location: Margaret Ellis Jewelry, 209 10th Avenue South, Suite 309, Nashville 37203

Admission: SOLD OUT | Individual Ticket includes instruction, materials and your own personalized set of ME Pearl Bangles (retail value $445). Reservations required.

Learn to make your very own set of classic ME bronze pearl bangles with the assistance from one of Nashville's most respected local businesses. Margaret Ellis Jewelry utilizes strong shapes and textures to bring new relevance to classic handcrafted designs. Precious metals, individually select pearls and stones form modern and timeless works of art designed to be worn for years to come. ME designer/owner Mclaine Richardson and ME master metalsmiths will help you find your inner creativity and inspiration through the art of jewelry design. Ticket price includes admission and all materials needed to create your choice of a Set of 6 with 2 Pearl Bangles or a Set of 3 with 5 Pearl Bangles during the time of this event at the Margaret Ellis studio. 


Your Brand, Your Way and How to Protect It

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Location: Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, Nashville City Center, 511 Union Street, Suite 2700, Nashville 37219

Admission: $25 Individual Ticket includes lunch. Reservations required.

Protecting your brand is a personal and important development for any business, small or large. Waller is proud to host a Learning Lab panel with Mila Griggs (MODA Image & Brand Consulting), Christopher Lester, Lucas Leverett (Jive! - A Printworks Studio)and Kristen Johns (Attorney, Waller) to discuss this important focal point of any marketing plan for a business. Topics to be discussed will include the necessity of a personal brand story, e-mail extension of a brand, how printed materials can effectively communicate your business, and what steps can be taken to protect a brand’s integrity. Lunch provided by Waller.

Tour a Designer’s Studio - Elizabeth Suzann 

THURSDAY, APRIL 6 | 12 –  1 PM

Location: Elizabeth Suzann, 441 Atlas Drive, Nashville 37211

Admission: $30 Individual Ticket. Reservations required.

Peek inside the world of a local designer. Elizabeth Suzann is a young design company producing elegant, utilitarian women's clothing from its hybrid production facility and design studio. Designer and founder Liz Pape challenges traditional fashion norms and aims to return to the days of cottage industry-style manufacturing and capsule wardrobes with intentional, well-designed, and seasonless pieces.

Elizabeth Suzann's entire line is desined and produced completely in-house - from original sketches to fulfillment. Tour the entire studio with the designers herself and get an in-depth look at one of the local fashion community's most successful companies. One lucky ticket holder will win a $250 gift card.

Elizabeth Suzann Living Room
Elizabeth Suzann Workroom

How To: Make Money Blogging featuring Chloe Wen

Chloe Wen Hall

SATURDAY, APRIL 8 | 10 –  11 AM

Location: The Westin Hotel, 807 Clark Place, Nashville 37203

Admission: $40 Individual Ticket. Reservations required.

Have you ever wanted to make money blogging? Local Nashville blogger Chloe Wen left college to become a successful lifestyle blogger and she's hosting a 4-tier educational event for those who wish to learn her craft. She'll walk attendees through the steps of finding your brand, perfecting your pitch, knowing your worth, and working with brands/getting paid. Inspired by passion and love for the city of Nashville, Chloe transitioned her photography business into a successful brand. Learn how you can become a successful blogger. Lite bites provided by Chauhan Ale & Masala House.

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