#LearnNFA

We get it. It can be tough to find industry specific educational opportunities that don’t pull you away from running your business! We hope #LearnNFA will become your go-to spot to learn about in-person workshops, online education, and business resource sharing for our members. Don’t see what you’re looking for here? Always feel free to reach out to info@nashvillefashionalliance with questions. If we don’t know the answer, we probably know someone who does.

#LearnNFA is made possible in part by generous contributions of our educational partners at The Center for Entrepreneurship at Belmont University and The O’More School of Design at Belmont University.

 
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Online Education

Data Download - Getting Ready for Holiday E-Commerce

Paul Hickey of Data Driven Design walks us through how to optimize your web presence and harness the power of data analytics to drive sales in the busiest season.
Download the whole presentation to follow along here: https://datadriven.design/nfa/

Brandology - Mission, Vision, Values, & Culture

This video features Gavin Ivester, an Independent Consultant who will spoke to bringing a targeted focus to your brand through defining your mission, vision, values, and culture. About Brandology 2017 Selling is a critical part of every business' success, yet the thought of "selling" strikes fear in the hearts of many creative business owners: fear of overselling, fear of rejection, fear of seeming like a used car salesman.

Brandology - The Reframe

This video features Parker Gates, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of stoke.d, who provides us with some insight into Design Thinking and how it can help you empathize with your customer.

Brandology - The Power of Storytelling

A conversation with Karen Fairchild Westbrook, Founding Member of Grammy-winning group Little Big Town and Designer and Owner of Fair Child, and Libby Callaway of The Callaway, on the power of storytelling in the music industry and how that can apply to fashion companies.

Brandology - Sales Education

This video features Travis Gravette, VP Business Development of Nisolo, who knows that following through to sales execution is where many companies fall short. Travis helps us understand the importance of specific sales tactics that align with your brand strategy.



Seamology presented by A&E Threads

Have you ever received a production sample that wasn't quite what you expected? Or, made a prototype that didn't look quite like you had hoped? Did you know that it might be your thread choice? This video captures Bo Graham of A&E Thread as he presents Seamology. Download the presentation by clicking here.

Brandology - Brand Consistency in the Digital Age

This video features Liza Graves, Co-Founder at StyleBlueprint.com, who speaks to the importance of focus & consistency. How can we ensure that we move our customers through the process of selling without compromising our integrity?

Brandology - Why Humans Do What We Do

This video features Nate Fleming, co-founder of redpepper, in a discussion of the 12 Archetypes and how they apply to your branding strategy. About Brandology 2017 Selling is a critical part of every business' success, yet the thought of "selling" strikes fear in the hearts of many creative business owners: fear of overselling, fear of rejection, fear of seeming like a used car salesman.

 

Workshop Downloads

Seamology

Full presentation from October 2017 workshop

 
 

Recommended Reading

Online



NFA Workshops

We offer in-person workshops run by vetted industry partners. NFA Members receive free or discounted pricing. View and register for our upcoming workshops by clicking here:


Additional Resources

If you're looking for specific business resources, visit #SourceNFA first.

Really just need to ask someone a question? We're happy to take the time to listen to our NFA Members to try to connect them to not just any resources, but resources that fit their business needs. 

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