Schedule

 

Because we wanted something that was deeper and more human than a trade show, we coordinated workshops, KEYNOTES, MENTORSHIP, and events to inspire, nourish, and entertain. Note that PARTICIPATION require APPLICATION.

 
 
 

Friday


6:00 - 8:00

Meet & Greet

Meet your fellow group members and mentors over drinks and snacks courtesy of our friends at Brainstation and [brewery]!

 

Saturday


9:00 - 10:00

OPENING KEYNOTE

Learn how to make vegan scented lip balms from the folks at Salve Nation. Register now.

10:00 - 11:00

CULTURE

Explore the natural beauty of the Mojave Desert on this three mile hike. The trail winds through Joshua Tree’s most iconic landmarks including Giant Marbles.

11:00 - 12:00

CREATIVE BREIFS

Our friends at Señoritas serve up beef, pork, fish, chicken, and vegetarian tacos with fresh guacamole.

12:00 - 1:00

LUNCH

Energy engineer Mariel Briggs dishes solid sustainable advice.

1:00 - 2:00

RESEARCH

Learn how to quick pickle from brine brewers Gordon Byun and Petra Frenkel. Fresh fruit, veggies, and herbs provided. Register now.

 

2:00 - 3:00

BreakING DOWN CLIENT BRIEFS

3:00 - 4:00

THE BRIEF

Barbecue pitmaster Bob Mosley smokes two whole pigs.

8:00 - 9:00

Performance

Dance-Folk band Aurora Falls gives us a sneak peek of their newest album Long River.

9:00 - 11:00

Stargazing

We’ll take a night hike through Joshua Tree to get away from the light pollution of the town and our campground. Flashlights and blankets recommended.

Sunday


12:00 - 4:00

ROUND 1 JUDGING

The friendly folks at Hunter serve up buttermilk flapjacks, honeycakes, baked eggs and bacon, house-cured sausage, and more campsite vittles.

4:00 - 5:00

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

We’ll say our goodbyes with positive vibes by sharing our intentions for the future, not just as small businesses, but as compassionate people.

 

Thursday


6:00 - 9:00

SHOWCASE

Learn how to make vegan scented lip balms from the folks at Salve Nation. Register now.

9:00 - 2:00

AFTER-PARTY

Explore the natural beauty of the Mojave Desert on this three mile hike. The trail winds through Joshua Tree’s most iconic landmarks including Giant Marbles.