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About

 

Open FREE to the public daily, with ticketed opportunities for VIP talks from influential speakers, creative workshops, and other GOOD events.

Today’s world is complicated. Now, more than ever, women are seeking out supportive communities. To find inspiration. To be positive. To have a voice. To learn something new. To take action.

That's why Brit + Co has themed our first-ever New York event:  #CreateGood. The experience is a digital, social, and experiential conversation leaning in to these needs and empowering women to be their best selves.

We want to show the GOOD that women can achieve in all areas of their life, from good food to good style to good work and good minds, and everything good in between.

Every day, we'll be open to the public for an immersive, selfie-worthy creative experience. By night, we’ll get a bit more intellectual, with talks by world-class speakers, creativity workshops, live performances, private events, and more.

 
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SCHEDULE

#CreateGood will be open daily starting at 11am,
from October 4th—October 8th.

By day, we'll have all kinds of FREE, immersive, selfie-worthy,
creative experiences. By night, we'll feature ticketed opportunities
for inspiring talks, creative workshops, and other GOOD events.
(Yes, including the ultimate girl's night out!)

Tickets are in limited supply. Get 'em while you can.

Speakers

 

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Allison Williams

Actress, Ambassador Horizons National

Best known for her role as Marnie Michaels on HBO’s Girls, Allison Williams is also an ambassador for Horizons National, a program that helps low-income students discover the joy of learning, skills for success, and inspiration to achieve their dreams. In 2016, Allison launched “10 Days of Giving,” an event that raised funds and awareness for Horizons.

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sarah Michelle Gellar

Actress, Co-Founder Foodstirs

Sarah Michelle Gellar is a Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winning actress, as well as entrepreneur. Sarah co-founded Foodstirs, a culinary lifestyle brand that offers convenient, delicious, and healthier ways to bring families together in the kitchen. Off screen, Gellar lends her time and support to child and hunger organizations as an advocate and activist.

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Misty Copeland

Dancer, American Ballet Theatre

An accomplished dancer, bestselling author, and philanthropist, Misty Copeland joined American Ballet Theatre’s corps de ballet in 2001 and was promoted to principal dancer in 2015, making her the first African American woman to ever be promoted to the position. A National Youth of the Year Ambassador for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and a former member of President Barack Obama’s President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, Misty established The Misty Copeland Scholarship for the nonprofit organization, MindLeaps, in Rwanda in 2015.

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Jewel

Singer-songwriter

In addition to selling millions of albums and establishing herself as one of the most successful musicians of her generation, Jewel is also an author, poet, producer and actress. She has released several albums over her extensive career, including a pair of successful children’s albums, as well as written a memoir and two children’s books.

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Rebecca Minkoff

Designer + Founder, Rebecca Minkoff

An industry leader in accessible luxury handbags, accessories, footwear and apparel, Rebecca Minkoff’s playful and subtly edgy designs can be spotted around the world on young women and celebrities alike. Her unique vision for the brand is singularly focused on her ideal millennial girl, who experiences all of life’s exciting moments, with her confident, go-anywhere, do-anything attitude. Rebecca is an active member of the CFDA.

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Iris Apfel

Businesswoman, Interior Designer

A businesswoman, interior designer, and fashion legend, Iris Apfel is truly an American icon. From the textile firm she launched with her husband in 1950 to the many interior design projects she took on at the White House, Iris has seen and done it all. Self-described as “the world’s oldest living teenager”, Iris has been honored in several museum exhibitions, featured on magazine covers and even took part in a campaign for MAC cosmetics.

 

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daphne oz

Chef, Author

Daphne Oz is a natural foods chef and New York Times Bestselling author. For Daphne, it’s all about being healthy AND happy. This means: fresh, flavorful foods that are easy to prepare, smart ingredient swaps to save on calories, and plenty of room for indulgences. In 2013, Oz released Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun, a cookbook and lifestyle guide full of tips to achieve style at home, smart advice for career and relationships, and of course, tons of delicious recipes.

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Stacy London

Stylist, TV Host, Author

Stacy London is a style expert, best known for her time as the co-host on TLC’s What Not to Wear. She is the author of the NY Times Bestselling book, The Truth About Style, and hosted her own talk show, Fashionably Late. She appeared in the September Off Broadway cast of Love, Loss, and What I Wore, and sits on the boards of various organizations including I Am That Girl.

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Katie Lee

Co-host, "The Kitchen" (Food Network)

For Katie Lee, co-host on Food Network’s hit show “The Kitchen,” cooking wasn’t just a hobby growing up – it was a way of life. She began cooking at the age of 4 and quickly learned the value of seasonal ingredients. Katie has released 3 cookbooks and 1 novel and appeared on other Food Network shows.

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Meredith Levien

Executive VP + COO, New York Times

Meredith Kopit Levien was named executive vice president and chief operating officer of The New York Times Company in June 2017. She oversees the teams responsible for digital product, design, audience and brand, consumer revenue, advertising, live events and new product development. She is a passionate advocate of sustaining the independence of high quality original journalism.

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Christina Tosi

Chef, Founder + CEO, Milk Bar

Christina Tosi is the founder and CEO of Milk Bar and has changed the face of baking with her innovative creations like Cereal Milk Ice cream, Compost Cookies, and Crack Pie. The culinary trendsetter and sugar genius is a two-time James Beard Award winner, Crain’s New York 40 under 40 honoree, and the author of two highly acclaimed cookbooks, Momofuku Milk Bar and Milk Bar Life.

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randi Zuckerberg

Founder + CEO, Zuckerberg Media

Randi Zuckerberg is the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media. An early employee at Facebook, Randi was the creator of Facebook Live, and currently hosts a weekly tech business show on SiriusXM. She is the creator and executive producer of Dot, an animated show about a tech-savvy girl. In 2014, Randi starred in Rock of Ages on Broadway, and serves on the boards of Lincoln Center and The American Theatre Wing.

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Jane Lauder

Global Brand President, Clinique

Jane Lauder, Global Brand President of Clinique, has nearly two decades of experience in the beauty industry, including more than 17 years at The Estée Lauder Companies. As an innovative marketer and business leader, Ms. Lauder oversees the Clinique brand, globally. She has also been a member of the Board of Directors of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. since 2009.  

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Sarah G Tuttle

Founder, Olive & June

Sarah Gibson Tuttle is mani/pedi obsessed and founder of Olive & June, a beauty company founded on the idea that getting a mani and pedi should be downright lovely. Known as a destination for nail art and top notch care, Olive & June has become the trusted go-to for LA’s dynamic women of all ages.

 

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Steph Korey

Co-Founder + CEO, Away

Steph Korey is the Co-Founder and CEO at Away, a tech-savvy direct-to-consumer luggage company. She graduated from Brown University and received her MBA from Columbia Business School. She previously worked at e-commerce giants Warby Parker and Casper before co-founding Away. At Away, Steph established a supply chain that allows for sustainable, durable manufacturing for a fraction of the cost.

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April Gargiulo

Founder, Vintner's Daughter

April Gargiulo is a beauty entrepreneur and winemaker. After working in the fashion and winemaking industries, April founded Vintner’s Daughter, a skincare company that shares the same methodical, quality-focused philosophy as fine winemaking. Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum has quickly become a benchmark for performance in the beauty world.

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Darcy Miller

Author, Illustrator and Editor-at-Large, Martha Stewart Weddings

Author, illustrator, and self-professed confetti addict, there isn’t much that Darcy Miller won’t celebrate. Over the course of more than twenty years at Martha Stewart Weddings, Darcy has become a leading celebrations expert. Author of CELEBRATE EVERYTHING!  Darcy believes in finding a reason to celebrate all of life’s moments.

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Sam Ushiro

Founder, Aww Sam

Sam Ushiro is the industrial designer, stylist, and donut aficionado behind the blog Aww Sam, dedicated to making every day a party and your life a little bit more aww-sam! When Sam isn’t throwing confetti or herding a group of balloons, she can be found searching NYC for the best donuts, concocting a new dessert recipe, or watching French films on Netflix

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Hayley Barna

Partner, First Round + Co-Founder, Birchbox

Hayley Barna is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She co-founded Birchbox in 2009 while at Harvard Business School and served as Co-CEO for 5 years. She grew the company to over a million monthly subscribers and raised $70M in venture capital in the process. She’s currently a venture partner at First Round Capital.

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Susan Lyne

President + Managing Partner, BBG Ventures

Susan Lyne is President and Managing Partner of BBG Ventures, an early stage fund backing the new wave of female entrepreneurs. Ms. Lyne has held leadership positions at media, technology, and entertainment companies of all sizes and stages, from startups to public companies. She began her career in the magazine industry (New Times, The Village Voice, Premiere Magazine) and was named Publishing Executive of the Year by Advertising Age in 2006. She also received a Matrix Award from New York Women In Communications.

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Alexa Von Tobel

Author + Founder + CEO, LearnVest

Alexa Von Tobel is the founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, a personal finance website, and bestselling author of Financially Fearless. LearnVest matches clients with financial planners and their planning technology to create simple, affordable financial plans. LearnVest was acquired by Northwestern Mutual in May 2015.

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Gabi Gregg

Founder, Gabi Fresh

Gabi Gregg started her blog, Gabi Fresh, after graduating college with an interest in fashion journalism. The personal style blog, where Gabi shares fashion advice and inspiration, aims to show that you can be stylish at any size. She has appeared on talk shows, been featured in style publications, and contributed to media platforms.

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Soraya Darabi

Founder, Trailmix Ventures

Soraya Darabi is a General Partner and founder of Trailmix Ventures, an early-stage investment firm focused on the future of living well. TMV invests in services and products that elevate our physical, mental, and financial well-being. She co-founded the application Foodspotting, named by Apple and Wired Magazine as an “App of the Year” (acquired by OpenTable) and later Zady, a mission-driven brand described often as "The Whole Foods of Fashion.”

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Radha Agrawal

Founder + CEO, Daybreaker

Radha Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur who has founded several socially conscious companies. She is the Founder and CEO of Super Sprowtz, a leading children’s multimedia nutrition education company, Co-Founder and CEO of Daybreaker, an early morning dance party for urban professionals, and Co-Founder and Partner of THINX, a women’s apparel company that provides a solution for women to provide support, comfort, confidence, and peace of mind during their “time of the month” and beyond.

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Rachel Shechtman

Founder, STORY

Rachel is a fourth generation entrepreneur who loves finding the next big thing as much as sharing it with others. In 2011, she launched STORY, a 2000 square foot retail concept in Chelsea. STORY is a space that has the point of view of a magazine, changes like a gallery and sells things like a store.

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Michelle Lam

Founder + CEO, True&Co.

Michelle Lam is the founder and CEO of True&Co. With the goal of empowering women to understand what flatters her specific shape best, True&Co. is the first company to fit women into their favorite bra with a fit quiz - no fitting rooms, no measuring tape, no photos. Michelle is changing the way lingerie is designed, engineered, shopped for, and lived in.

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Blake Von D

Founder, Blake Von D

Blake Von D is an attorney by day and digital influencer by night of aptly named blog, Blake Von D. After college, she packed her bags and headed to NYC, to pursue fashion blogging, whilst earning her Master’s Degree from NYU. In 2012, she enrolled in law school at Tulane University, to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming an attorney. Throughout her academics, she has used her blog as a platform to champion the empowerment of women of color across all professions, especially fashion.

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Shantell Martin

Artist

Below the surface of Shantell Martin’s characteristic black and white compositions is an artists’ inquiry into the role of artist and viewer. Her work has appeared in the Brooklyn Museum, Museum of the Contemporary African Diaspora, Bata Show Museum and at the prestigious Albright Knox Gallery in Buffalo, New York.

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Danielle Feinberg

Director of Photography - Lighting, Pixar Animation Studios

Danielle Feinberg began her career at Pixar Animation Studios in February 1997. As she worked her way from an entry level, technical job to one of the top creative positions, she crewed many of Pixar’s feature films including "Toy Story 2," "Monsters, Inc.," "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles." Feinberg rose to be the Director of Photography for Lighting on Disney•Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning films "WALL•E" and “Brave" and is now working on Pixar's upcoming November film “Coco."

Feinberg’s love of combining computers and art began when she was eight years old, and first programmed a Logo turtle to create images. This eventually led her to a degree in Computer Science from Harvard University. In addition to her Pixar work, she works with teenage girls, encouraging them to pursue code, math and science by demonstrating to them this same magic found by combining art and technology. In 2016, she was able to bring that message to a broader audience with her TED talk that was part of the PBS "Science and Wonder" presentation for TED Talks Live.

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Jade Sheldon

Co-Founder, Endlessly Enraptured

Jade Sheldon is an illustrator, photographer and native Portlander. When she’s not painting or adventuring with her husband, camera in hand, she’s channeling her creative energy into her lifestyle journal, Endlessly Enraptured. In her downtime, Sheldon loves to read, cook, bake, and plan where to travel next.

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Eunice Moyle

Co-Founder, Hello!Lucky

Eunice Moyle is co-founder and Creative Director of Hello!Lucky, a creative studio and greeting card brand. Eunice launched the brand with her sister, Sabrina, and the duo has grown from letterpress cards to gifts, home decor, children's books and more. Their latest book, Happy Mail, inspires teen girls to create and send snail mail. Be the Change, out Spring 2018, will empower girls to use creativity for civic action.

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Amy Tangerine

Founder, Amy Tangerine

Amy is the Founder of Amy Tangerine, a creative lifestyle company that creates online content as well as fun, tangible products like tee shirts and craft supplies. She's a mama, a maker, and author of Craft a Life You Love, a book she self-published that got picked up by Abrams and will be released in April 2018. She's taught workshops, makes YouTube videos, and consults with awesome brands and clients.

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Melissa Maker

Founder, Clean My Space

Melissa Maker is the author of Clean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day (Avery). She is an entrepreneur, cleaning expert, founder of Toronto’s most popular boutique cleaning service, and star of the Clean My Space channel on YouTube. Every week, Melissa delivers new videos dishing expert advice on cleaning products, tools, DIY substitutes, and practical, timesaving solutions to everyday problems.

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Mikaila Ulmer

Founder, Me & the Bees Lemonade

Using her Great Granny Helen’s flaxseed honey lemonade recipe, Mikaila Ulmer launched her business from her home in Austin, Texas in 2009. Today, the award-winning lemonade is buzzing off the shelves of Whole Foods Market, Austin Starbucks and natural and organic food stores across the country. At just 12 years old, Mikaila has shared her story with Good Morning America, NBC News, The Real, Forbes and TIME among others.

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Erin Loechner

Author + Speaker

Author of Chasing Slow and founder of Design for Mankind, Erin Loechner has been blogging and speaking for more than a decade. Her heartfelt writing and design work has been showcased in The New York Times, Marie Claire, and Elle Decor among others. She has spoken for and appeared in renowned international events for clients such as Walt Disney World, IKEA, Martha Stewart and Home Depot.

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Kristen McClellan

Found + CEO, SnappyScreen, Inc.

Kristen McClellan is the Founder of SnappyScreen, Inc, a touchless sunscreen application system and a new, easy, and effective alternative to the tedious manual application of sunscreen.  Customers stand in front of the device, select their SPF (15,30,40) and height on an interactive touchscreen and receive an even application of sunscreen in seconds. She has been featured on CNBC, Eyewitness News, Fox5, Fast Company and NPR for creating the future of sunscreen application.

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Sonja Rasula 

Unique Markets, The Unique Space and CAMP

Named '1 of 30 Women Entrepreneurs Changing the World' by fashion mogul Eileen Fisher, Sonja owns not one but three businesses: Unique Markets, The Unique Space and CAMP. As a motivational speaker and consultant, Sonja has worked with a variety of organizations including Redbull, Nike, Square, Adobe, and West Elm. Sonja also sits on the Board of non-profit 826LA

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Jessica Lessin

Founder + CEO, The Information

Jessica Lessin is the founder and CEO of The Information, the publication known for original, in-depth reporting about the tech industry. The Information has become the go-to daily read for business leaders in more than 60 countries and its subscribers include executives, entrepreneurs and investors from tech, media, and finance. She is a contributor and regular guest on CNBC.

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Laurie Segall

Senior Tech Correspondent + Editor-at-Large, CNN + CNN Tech

Laurie Segall is a senior technology correspondent for CNN and editor-at-large for CNN Tech, covering the intersection of technology and culture. Segall is also the host of CNN's first CNNgo original, Mostly Human with Laurie Segall, a six-part investigative docuseries, exploring sex, love, death - humanity - through the lens of tech. An award winning journalist, Segall specializes in investigative reports showing the impact of technology on our daily lives, building on her longstanding focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Christina Bianco

Actress, Singer, Impressionist

Christina Bianco’s singular voice and comedic charm have brought audiences around the world to their feet. Bianco captured international acclaim as a YouTube sensation with her ‘diva’ impression videos, gaining over 23 million views. Dubbed ‘the girl of a thousand voices,’ Christina has performed on major television programs such as The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show & The Today Show, in the US alone.

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Melissa Ben-Ishay

Founder, President, Chief Product Officer, Baked by Melissa

Melissa Ben-Ishay is a mom, a baker, and the founder of Baked by Melissa, the NYC-based brand famous for its signature, bite-size treats. Passionate about baking since childhood, she launched Baked by Melissa in 2008. Today, the company operates 13 stores and ships nationwide. She is also the author of Cakes by Melissa.

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Sarah Lee + Christine Chang

Co-Founders + Co-CEOs, Glow Recipe

Sarah Lee and Christine Chang co-founded Glow Recipe in 2014, with the mission to make curated Korean beauty innovations easily accessible to beauty-forward women around the world. In addition to being one of the fastest growing Korean beauty e-commerce sites, Glow Recipe uniquely functions as a brand incubator, helping to foster K-beauty brand partnerships with key US retailers such as Sephora, QVC and Saks. Glow Recipe recently appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank, and has received extensive press coverage in global media outlets such as Vogue and Forbes.

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FIND US IN THE HEART OF SoHO!

 

427 Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Can't make it to New York? No worries. All #CreateGood content will be streamed across Brit + Co social channels for a fully digital experience. So, make sure to like us, follow us, and tweet at us STAT ;)

 
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FAQS

Answers to all the GOOD questions you probably have.

 

What is #CreateGood?
#CreateGood is a fully-immersive, five-day pop-up experience, running October 4th thru October 8th in New York City's SoHo District. Our goal is to highlight the GOOD women can achieve in all areas of their lives. We’ll have hands-on activities, a photo fun house, speakers, workshops, live performances, and more.

 
Who can attend the #CreateGood event?

Anyone! At Brit + Co, we believe everyone has GOOD in them and that everyone is creative. That's why #CreateGood is open to every single person looking to get a little extra good out of their day while also being creative in the process. If you can't attend in person, we have you covered! All content will be streamed on our social channels for a fully digital experience.

 

Does this event take the place of your annual Re:Make event? 
While #CreateGood is filling in for Re:Make this year, that doesn't mean Re:Make will never come back. Think of #CreateGood as Re:Make's sister event who is just as fun and creative, but lives in New York City.

 

Why isn't Brit + Co hosting an event in San Francisco as they've done in years past? 
We decided to switch things up this year and visit the East Coast for our annual event since we're always hanging out in San Francisco. West Coasters, keep your eyes and ears open as we haven't closed the door on future events in the Bay Area. And if you can make it east, come hang with us in New York City. 

Will there be artisans selling products at #CreateGood? 
We're doing something a little different with #CreateGood, meaning there won't be a festival day with artisans. But we'd love for all makers to attend and introduce themselves for future events that will include makers.


How do I get to #CreateGood?
#CreateGood will be held at 427 Broadway, New York, NY 10012. We recommend taking public transportation, a Lyft, or cab. You could also bike, walk, or even run there. Whatever you feel is best, we trust you.


What’s the dress code?
Wear whatever you feel most comfortable in. Keep in mind that we’re constantly making, doing, and even sometimes dancing — so comfortable shoes and sleeves you can roll up are always recommended!


Can I bring my kids?
Kids are welcome and encouraged. We love seeing families get their creativity on together!

 

Where can I inquire about becoming a sponsor or speaker?
We're so glad you asked! Shoot us a note anytime your heart desires: hello@brit.co