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Startup Skills Workshop : Brands that Breathe with Kristi Wire

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Startup Skills Workshops provide founders with knowledge and actionable strategies to immediately apply to their businesses, empowering them to navigate challenges and drive growth.

Thank you to Verizon Wireless for sponsoring food for this event!


This Month’s Topic and Speaker:

Let’s elevate your brand and online presence in less than an hour.

This workshop is part presentation led by Kristi Wire and part engagement in writing down your next brand to-do’s.

What we’ll cover:

• Brand Originality

• Consistency

• Functionality

• Organization

• Intellectual Property


Thursday, April 11th, 12:00 pm-1 pm


FREE, but please register for food and drink quantities.

Who is the speaker?

Kristi Wire, a seasoned branding expert with 20 years of experience, is known for her international acclaim, leading Wire Design Company and guiding aspiring talents through mentoring. Learn more about Kristi below.

Who should attend?

Founders, business owners, and leaders looking to grasp the fundamentals of branding and put them into practical use.

Why attend?

Learn how to infuse your brand with authenticity and make it more relatable,

Acquire essential tools and knowledge to elevate your branding to new heights.

Gain practical insights as we look at real-life examples of the five main branding fundamentals.

About Kristi Wire

With nearly two decades of experience, Kristi Wire has established herself as a highly respected branding expert. Her journey began as a brand photographer working with major names like Target and People Magazine, providing her with invaluable insights into the world of visual storytelling. Over the years, Kristi’s branding work has garnered international recognition and numerous awards, including accolades from prestigious entities such as Fast Company, The Webby Awards, Logo Lounge, and the American Advertising Federation. Her ability to create visually concise and insightful brands has made her a sought-after professional in the industry. As CEO of Wire Design Company, Kristi helps businesses communicate their essence effectively through strategy, branding, websites and creative problem solving. Beyond her professional commitments, she generously dedicates her free time to mentoring children, aspiring designers, and entrepreneurs. Her leadership qualities are further exemplified by her past role as the President of the South Dakota Chapter of AIGA, a professional organization for design enthusiasts.


Startup Sioux Falls, 100 E 6th St. Sioux Falls, SD

Entry Instructions:

Please enter the building from the east side of the building, directly adjacent to the parking lot.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Startup Sioux Falls office at 605-275-8000.

Parking Instructions:

Free and paid parking is available throughout the area.

Startup Skills Workshops are free to the participant because they are supported through the Community Navigator Pilot Program grant, powered by the Small Business Administration.

Thank you to Verizon Wireless for sponsoring food for this event!

Questions? Contact:

Sara Lum

[email protected]