Class Description:

Making relationships and growing a business doesn’t have to feel forced, stuffy, or inauthentic. With a bit of planning and a little bit of coaching, business development can be a tool to help small businesses thrive while also creating real, meaningful connections. Marketing maven Christie Thompson will be your coach during this insights-packed workshop.  


Christie has spent her career helping designers be more strategic. With Campfire & Co., she's launched the strategic focus of nearly 50 brands—from boutique retail startups to award-winning restaurants and large regional nonprofits. Christie is also a passionate speaker and part of the team behind Burn Both Ends, an educational and community resource for small businesses that like to have fun. | @campfireandco