WHY WE'RE HERE
As a community of creatives experiencing explosive cultural growth and setbacks, we are hungry to learn from diverse and dynamic humans about their quest to make life memorable and meaningful. We have cultivated a mix of craftspeople that have been hand-selected to share their story + the hustle that fires their journey
WHY WE'RE HERE
Community Seekers + Storytellers
Small Business Owners
The Creative Class
WHAT TO EXPECT
HustleCraft is a speaking series featuring the top creative hustlers who are shaking shit up. You will learn from the top movers and shakers, business leaders, innovators, creators and storytellers who have sacrificed to give us a new generation of knowledge, power and substance.
WHAT WE DO
A huge part of HustleCraft’s programming is its speaker series: HustleChats. Lead by founder Alexandria Ott and her insatiable appetite for learning about what makes a hustler tick, we will interview people from all walks of life on how they continue to create and build community. We will be chatting with local designers, craftspeople, movers, shakers and business leaders about the things that happen behind the scenes. With so many business owners in uncharted territory, HustleChats will invite open dialogue about personal experiences in hopes of opening the door to new ideas for creatives + small business owners.
In Partnership With
See the strategies that drive today’s biggest brands.
The digital landscape is moving at a lightning fast pace. Every industry has been affected by the advances in digital—from retail to brands and agencies.
This class will cover the fundamentals of digital marketing, and introduce you to the key channels, concepts and metrics. Learn the available marketing platforms and tactics for tracking and optimizing campaigns, grasp online marketing basics, and get your head around the technical jargon to determine how and where your business fits into the digital world.
As Founder + CEO of Chrome City, a multi-disciplinary creative agency with offices in Chicago and San Diego, Alex has worked with hundreds of small business owners across the country, helping them to grow, thrive and take their businesses to the next level. Born + Raised in Coronado, she hustled in Chicago for almost a decade before returning home with a burning drive to lift the voices of the city's most aggressive + progressive creatives. Above all else, she knows how to make shit happen.
From freelancing for creative brands around San Diego + LA (including Chrome City California) to owning her own wellness business, Cacti Wellness, Kira constantly immerses herself in all things content and culture. She has a background in Sales, Digital Marketing, and Social Media and is passionate about bringing creative hustlers together for an opportunity to connect and share their work with like-minded people.
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2020 redefined the way we hustle and do business. As we emerge in 2021, Hustlecraft’s latest digital interview series, THE PIVOT, will offer valuable insights from some of our favorite creatives and business owners. We will discuss what the new working model looks like and how these diverse creatives evolved their hustle last year.
THE PIVOT will uncover fresh ways of thinking with these special guests whose experiences in 2020 include: losing it all, doubling their revenue, releasing a book, forming multiple side hustles to survive, launching activism-inspired products + services and more.
Led by Hustlecraft founder, Alexandria Ott, THE PIVOT will inspire you to reframe your outlook + approach to how you can evolve your brand, your mission and more importantly, yourself.