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Upcoming Workshops

 

CRAFTED PRODUCTION AND DEMOCRATIC WORKPLACES

September 24-27, 2018 | Morganton and Asheville, NC

Learn everything you could ever want to know about cut and sew manufacturing

An opportunity to learn about opening, growing or partnering with crafted production cut and sew factories. Spend a week in the Carolinas with the CTD and our manufacturing partners to learn about client and supplier relations, production workflow, equipment and infrastructure, finding and retaining employees, operating a democratically run facility, interacting with modern demand and more.

$3,000 (before July 1)

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SEWN GOODS 101 WORKSHOP

October 2-3, 2018 | Conover, NC

Learn about domestic textile production through a hands-on experience

This two-day workshop teaches you how to efficiently build a U.S. supply chain and partner with manufacturers to have a successful, long-term relationship. Includes hands-on fabric and materials sessions, guest Q&As with supply chain partners and tours of manufacturing facilities.

$400 | Only 10 participants/workshop


Past Workshops

 

Employee-Owned Enterprises 201

july 24, 2018 | Mountain BIzworks, Asheville, NC

 

Employee Ownership 101

February 5, 2018 | Mountain Bizworks, Boone, NC

 

Worker Ownership Action Institute

November 30, 2017 | Isothermal College, Spindale, NC

 

Cooperatives 101: Think Outside the Boss

August 23, 2017 | Mountain BIzworks, Asheville, NC