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Growing Companies & Breaking Things with Charles Merritt of 80amps

Growing Companies & Breaking Things with Charles Merritt of 80amps :

C3 Richmond Breakfast Club, Tuesday, April 8 7:30 at CBox.

c3richmond:C3 ED: How to Avoid a Business Identity Crisis:…



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C3 ED: How to Avoid a Business Identity Crisis: Tips, Tricks, Tools  & Resources with Jennifer Tompkins of SignScapes
April 9, 2014 
12 Noon - 1PM

Brand is too big of a subject for lunch so we are breaking it down to some visual identity pieces and looking at how important it is to be consistent in the way your business is represented visually. Bring questions, areas of specific interest and/or live examples and we will share in the wisdom of the group. 

Jennifer Tompkins has worked in a variety of industries and roles before opening SignScapes, a large format graphics business. 

Free Event!  Pizza and Beverage provided by: YLD Lawyers for the Arts Committee of the Virginia Bar Association and Thinking of You Creations.

2014 C3 ED Sponsor: Threshold Counsel 

Details & Registration: How to Avoid a Business Identity Crisis (4/9)!

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Looking for Valentine’s Day ideas—why not…



Looking for Valentine’s Day ideas—why not Camden’s Third Annual “Romance in the Market” Valentine’s Dinner?

More info here on Camden’s Facebook page.

C3 ED: Being Serious to be Silly: Creating and Maintaining…



C3 ED: Being Serious to be Silly: Creating and Maintaining Lasting Partnerships with Justin Laughter

February 12, 2013
12 Noon - 1 PM

More info and registration here.

 C3 Breakfast Club: Constantly Reinventing with Micheal Sparks…



 

C3 Breakfast Club: Constantly Reinventing with Micheal Sparks of Micheal Sparks Designs
February 11, 2014

8:00 - 9:00 am (Program)
Breakfast & Networking starts at 7:30 am

Being open to change is key to success in an ever changing marketplace.  Regardless of field, staying relevant and adapting to the needs and changing expectations of clients is paramount.  Learn to exercise your mind and creativity as Micheal Sparks — designer, creative director, and branding specialist — shares some of his creative successes as well as new projects that showcase the importance of reinvention and “riding the wave.”  Come learn how you can apply this concept to make an impact and take your work to the next level.

Micheal Sparks

Micheal Sparks Design adds to the revitalization of the Manchester District, in the former industrial hub of Richmond, at their 205 Hull St. location. Sparks began his career over 30 years ago as an assistant designer for the high end eye wear designer Lugene Optical based in NYC. Inspired by his passion for design, he ventured out on his own to launch Artistic Eye, which specialized in luxury lifestyle products. After working in Europe as creative consultant for a number of British brands and as a freelance designer for LVMH and their Spanish brand Loewe, he returned to NYC and started Micheal Sparks Design.  In 2010, Sparks relocated to Richmond and brought Micheal Sparks Design with a refreshed international focus on multimedia, branding and design. The firm visualizes concepts, including branding, photography, video and package design, to quickly and efficiently take the client to the next level.   Also, located in the Manchester warehouse that Sparks renovated and designed, is MSDModern, which focusing on a collection of popular items from iconic mid-century modern designers that creates a medley of color, shape and a clean aesthetic.

Cost:$20 (includes Breakfast)

Details & Registration: http://www.c3richmond.org/calendar/c3-breakfast-club-constantly-reinventing-with-micheal-sparks-of-micheal-sparks-designs/

Tonight’s C3 Technology Night with ConnectVA -Postponed

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C3 Technology Night with ConnectVA - POSTPONED


C3 Technology Night with ConnectVA scheduled for tonight (January 28, 2014) has been postponed. We are working to reschedule and will provide details as soon as available.

We thought it was best to postpone since weather forecasts are predicting snow during the time of our event and the temperature is already under freezing, Driving conditions may be hazardous. Stay Safe.

Calendar | C3 – The Creative Change Center

Calendar | C3 - The Creative Change Center:

C3 Technology Night with ConnectVA

Jumpstart 2014: Free and Low Cost Collaboration and Productivity Tools

with Kim Mahan of MAXXPotential and Shade Wilson of The Scalability Project, LLC

January 28, 2014
5:30 - 7:00 PM

At CBox by CBoxers….

c3richmond:C3 Breakfast Club: Fear, Comfort Zones &…



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C3 Breakfast Club: Fear, Comfort Zones & Creativity with Sheena Lyle

January 14, 2014
8:00 - 9:00 am (Program) 
Breakfast & Networking starts at 7:30 am

Everyone says the new year is the time for a fresh start, but are you prepared to overcome obstacles to creativity? Staying in our comfort zone feeds fear, hinders self-confidence, and limits our creativity. Sheena Lyle of Lyle Professional Consulting and author of Who Told You That You Couldn’t Be You? 10 Secrets to Living the Authentic You will get you energized for the year ahead and demonstrate how to conquer your fears and explore creativity through practical application.

Cost: $20 (includes Breakfast)

Details & Registration: http://www.c3richmond.org/calendar/c3-january-breakfast-club-fear-comfort-zones-creativity-with-sheena-lyle/

c3richmond: C3 Birthday Surprise: RVA Creativity Awards Logo…



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 C3 Birthday Surprise: RVA Creativity Awards Logo Unveiled

C3 is celebrating it’s 9th birthday today by unveiling the logo for a new C3 event called the RVA Creativity Awards. We are excited and busy planning a fun event to promote the individuals and companies that make RVA such a vibrant creative place.

Stay tuned for more details including the launch of the RVA Creativity Awards website, the event date, nomination process, sponsor opportunities and more!

Happy 9th Birthday to C3! 

c3richmond:Need help with these New Year’s Resolutions? Be…



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Need help with these New Year’s Resolutions?

  • Be More Collaborative
  • Manage Projects and Teams Effectively
  • Maximize My Time  
  • Manage Social Media Better

Check out: Jumpstart 2014: Free & Low Cost Collaboration and Productivity Tools
January 28, 2014

It’s your chance to learn best practices for  Evernote, Basecamp, Google Drive, Hootsuite, Trello, and more.

Details & Registration: http://tinyurl.com/C3-Tech-Night-w-ConnectVA

Featuring some of our favorite CBoxers.

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