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MAKE IT IN LA is Mayor Garcetti’s new region-wide initiative to connect and celebrate the nation’s largest community of makers. We're a coalition of organizations whose mission is to support the manufacturing ecosystem and inspire entrepreneurs to turn their passions into real products in LA.

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February 6, 2017

How To Package An Experience: MAKE IT Monthly Recap w/Lumi

This January's MAKE IT Monthly Talk delved into the rise of Vertical Commerce Brand companies (VCBs) and how packaging design has become their new storefront. Jesse Genet, co-founder of packaging company Lumi, co-hosted the event.

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The Art of Manufacturing Podcast

The Art of Manufacturing podcast gives a behind-the-scenes look at how inspiring entrepreneurs who make stuff are trying to "make it" in their industries. Find it on iTunes, iHeart, Stitcher and other popular platforms. Subscribe to never miss an episode! Learn how...


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episode 14

October 6, 2016

Ellen Bennett: The Apron Lady

Season Finale maker episode! Celebrity chefs and makers are crazy for Hedley & Bennett aprons. Bonus segments from White House with US CTO Megan Smith and Adam Savage.

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episode 14

October 5, 2016

Maker Conversations from LA and the White House

U.S. CTO Megan Smith and Mythbusters’ Adam Savage weigh in on making and manufacturing. Features interview with Ellen Bennett.

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episode 12

September 22, 2016

Greg Steltenpohl: Califia Farms and Odwalla

Greg Steltenpohl will change our love affair with cattle through plant-powered foods and beverages

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episode 11

September 15, 2016

Donna and Lauren Johanson: Chivas Skin Care

A mother-daughter team turns a family goat farm into a cosmetics business

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