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Join Us Wednesday, July 16th at K'PreSha Boutique to Celebrate the Launch of MadeIn
MadeIn will host the launch party for it's online retail store at KPreSha Boutique (323 S. Main St.) on July 16th from 7PM to 9PM in partnership with Memphis Urban League Young Professionals. Guests will enjoy music, food, and a raffle featuring some of the locally made products available on MadeIn’s website. The MadeIn launch party welcomes the Memphis public to celebrate the vast range of local products made within our city and network with entrepreneurs and business professionals.
The party will feature a variety of Memphis’ finest food and drinks.
Sherkenna Bugg (Chef Kenna) and Desmond Robinson of D. Arthurs Catering will cater the event. To satisfy sweet cravings, the launch party will highlight Philip Ashley Chocolates and samples from Guilt Free Pastries. Mighty Olive will be on hand for olive oli tastings and Ghost River Brewery bring locally brewed beer.
DJ WyzLyfe will provide music for the event.
Founder and CEO Jennifer Sadler has been working with Start Co throughout the summer to accelerate the successful launch of MadeIn. The organization's Summer of Acceleration program works with early-stage startups to build scalable businesses for seed-round investments. Sadler founded MadeIn to connect customers in need of unique, hasslefree gifts with local businesses who sell extroaordinary products. The online platform will increase national recognition of the city of Memphis and the sales of many local merchants.
On the website, a visitor can search by location and category for products in their region, or choose to have a custom curated box featuring local music, art and products.
www.MadeInMyCommunity.com will launch the day of the event.
To place your products on the site for the launch or for media inquiries, email Jennifer Sadler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Jennifer Sadler is an innovator, instructor and entrepreneur. After gaining her master’s in journalism from the University of Memphis, she began her career in sales and marketing before transitioning to entrepreneurship. She developed Connect Memphis to help bridge the gap between young professionals and opportunities for engagement and development in Memphis. In 2014, she developed Lolo (short for Love Local), an online marketplace and gift box company that showcased products made by local vendors. Sadler has a passion for local and small businesses, as she continually educates the community. In 2014, she began teaching entrepreneurship and management at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis. Her classes introduced students to esteemed local entrepreneurs and allowed them to create businesses that gave back to the city. In addition to teaching, she developed and implemented numerous campaigns for local and national businesses as a digital strategist for The Commercial Appeal. Her knowledge of the changing landscape of news brought her to the University of Mississippi to teach multimedia journalism as part of the Integrated Marketing Communications program. Her goal is to disrupt collegiate education by introducing students to new ideas, new methods and new projects that will better prepare them for the opportunities available after college.