November Meeting Notes

Notes: 11/14/12 meeting

A huge thanks to member Gillian Rode for hosting this months meeting!

I would like to welcome two new women to the group that were able to join us:

-Heather Mullins:  artist, builder, designer, organizer and educator

http://heathermullins.com/contact.html

-Heather Anderson:  graphic designer and creative coordinator at Lookingglass Theater Company

http://quitestrong.com/heather-anderson/

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-Gillian facilitated the conversation on Marketing and PR.  Below is a link to the wonderful notes she put together for all of us based off the conversation she had with colleague and MNML press pro Gina Doctor.

PR – LAWD

-We discussed the upcoming show and some ideas for theme.  Bridgette and Sharon (our subcommittee for the show) will be contacting all of us soon with ideas survey.

Other inspiring women and projects discussed:

http://laurenviera.com/

http://www.annewilsonartist.com/to-statement.html

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The next meetup is scheduled for Wednesday December, 12th at 7:30

Topic: Holiday Celebration and farewell hi-five to member Tanya Fleisher as she gets ready to relocate to Denver!

Discussion:  Approaching retailers.  Thoughts on marketing your products and getting them in stores and out in the market.

Location: Manifold / Bridgette Buckley Studio / Merkled Studio

4426 North Ravenswood Ave

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Current and upcoming events L(a)WD members are involved in:

-Strand Design has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help launch their collaboration with RX Made.  You can view more and support at this link!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rxmade/designed-for-rx-made-upcycled-product-launch

Manifold Gallery:  Accessibles Show 

December 8th-21st

opening party December 8th!

Please feel free to add to the notes if something has been missed.  If there is an event you would like to add please do!

Have a great month. Look forward to the next meeting!

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