Timing is everything.
Get the insights you need to propel your brand and career. Forward.
A master class for leading creatives, marketers, CEOs, and founders to supercharge your brand and your career.
In this small-group master class, Daniel Dejan, Vicki Strull, and Trish Witkowski lead you through insights, innovations, and trends in a post-pandemic design and marketing landscape.
Take a deep dive into:
- What motivates people to buy and the various paths to purchase
- The most powerful marketing techniques, tools, and strategies in today’s print + digital marketplace
- Thinking like a C-suite executive to fortify your branding and marketing campaigns and ensure they come to life
We’ll explore how to leverage today’s powerful technologies, tools, and techniques to enhance your next-generation direct mail, digital media, packaging, and marketing communications.
We’ll show you how to move people from prospects to customers, from customers to loyalists, and from loyalists to evangelists. You’ll leave with fresh ideas and actionable strategies, a thought-provoking, resourceful workbook, and a path to execute your new design and marketing insights immediately.
How It Works
In-Person: 1 day
Virtual: 2 half-days
Lots of interaction
Not too big,
not too small
Who Should Enroll?
|GRAPHIC DESIGNERS—AGENCY, IN-HOUSE, AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
who want to lead design conversations in a language that marketers and business leaders value
|DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNERS
who want to boost sales by broadening their design skills to include physical touch points such as direct mail and packaging
|MARKETING MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, AND COORDINATORS
who want to lead their teams with evolving edge strategic thinking
who want to connect better with their customers
who want to talk directly to their customers to grow sales, build brand loyalty, and increase their company’s value
Key Course Takeaways
The exact schedule for the day-long, in-person master class varies slightly from city to city, but here’s a good idea of what you can expect.
For virtual master classes, we split the program into two, four hour half days: day 1 includes Mods One and Two, and day 2 includes Mods Three and Four.
Check-in, coffee, meet your instructors and classmates
Announcements and overview of the day
Brand Economics and The Myth of Normal – Money isn’t the only currency we spend
Bio break and stretch
Brand Chemistry – Revealing the science in marketing, design, and branding
Lunch (provided), bio break, stretch
Winning Formulas –Applying the elements
Bio break, stretch, afternoon snack (provided)
Becoming Bi-lingual – Speak the language of business, value, and ROI
Wrap-up, next steps, presentation of Certificates
MarketWise Alumni Benefits
The Learning Doesn’t End
Refer to your comprehensive workbook and Brand Chemistry card deck for reminders of the strategies, technologies, techniques, and metrics as you implement these in your branding, marketing, and seasonal campaigns.
Join our MarketWise Alumni Peer Group, to meet fellow design, marketing, and entrepreneurial leaders. Network, ask questions, and share tips and resources.
Sign up for office hours with our instructors during their scheduled meeting times.
Webinars and Meetups
Attend MarketWise webinars and Zoom Meet-ups that address current trends and newer trending topics
Need More Details?
"The chemistry between Vicki, Daniel, and Trish is truly special. I can’t think of a better, more knowledgeable team to teach this master class."
“Trish is the gold standard when it comes to providing information, resources, and inspiration for the graphic arts industry.”
“Vicki Strull is one of the most creative, positive, forward thinking people I know.”
“Daniel creates an environment where his audience is not “just” being educated, but rather immersed into a learning experience.”
Still curious about how Fast. Forward. can fit your goals and objectives? Interested in partnering with us or hosting a private class? Just feel like saying "Hi"? We love ideas and connecting with people.