Jumpstart your brand new year!

An expert-led session to learn the fundamentals of branding and start building your own!

Join Nashville entrepreneurs and small business owners for an intensive branding workshop hosted by Circa Creative Studios. This info-packed morning sprint will give you all the expert guidance, peer-to-peer review, foundational knowledge, and confidence you need to launch your brand or take it to the next level!


Sat, February 5, 2022
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM CST


Sawtooth Building
2030 Lindell Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204



What we will cover


Understanding the mission, vision, and values at the core of your company and your work.


Clarifying key differentiators that set your business, products, services, and brand apart.


Exploring how look, feel, tone, voice and visuals can bring your brand to life.

What you’ll get

  • In-person networking opportunities with fellow entrepreneurs and small business owners.
  • Hands-on lessons on the foundations of good branding from a team of experts.
  • A premium brand survey and instant feedback to align your brand, business, and marketing goals.
  • Group brand-storming to explore and unlock your brand’s unique personality potential.
  • A custom brand guide document to build your brand like a pro at home.

Meet your instructors

Tori Thomas

Passionate about good ideas and great business, Tori Thomas is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Circa Creative Studios. Auburn, Oxford, and Yale alumnus, her design work has received Addy awards and AIGA national recognition. She has a unique passion for creativity and knows what it takes to grow a startup into a thriving company. Her workshops are specially designed to support, empower, and grow small businesses and business owners.

Derek Brouwer

Having spent half a decade serving brands like Cottonelle, Haworth, Ford, and Bell’s Brewing at global agency, VMLY&R, Derek is especially passionate about branding and building standout digital experiences for clients at Circa. A patient teacher and systems-thinker, Derek has a knack for calming even the trickiest of brand chaos.

I can’t tell you how reassuring it was to know I am in the right direction with my branding strategy. I have had a hard time connecting with other creatives…so thank you. I would love to see more of these or a series of branding workshops and would attend them all!

Jasmine Childress

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Space is limited.
Reserve your spot now.

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic as it evolves, and will do our best to keep those around us safe and healthy. As of today, all studio visitors are asked to wear a mask indoors. Our space is ventilated, clean, and sanitized daily.

Virtual Contingency Plan: The event will be accessible virtually for any attendant who experiences any illness or COVID-19 symptoms within the five days leading up to the event. In the event that our local or state governing bodies determine that gathering is discouraged, we will convert the entire Starter Studio into a virtual event.