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Finding a Niche in a Crowded Market: Rick Gilbert, Founder & Designer of Grafletics Apparel Design

Mad Fish Digital
1305 NW 18th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97209, USA (map)

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Doors open at 5:30pm. We are at the cross streets of NW 18th and Overton in Slabtown, Portland.

We are in the main lobby of Mad Fish Digital. Doors will be open.



Rick Gilbert joins us to speak about his business, Grafletics, a design and apparel company. He’ll delve into his story, business concept, and how he found a niche in a crowded market.

He has over 10 years of experience working with both world-class brands and alongside entrepreneurs transitioning their life’s passion into their life’s work. In 2008, Rick formed Rick Gilbert Design and successfully built a top-tier client roster across the U.S. working with brands in the athletic and outdoor industry.

Companies Rick has worked for:

• Under Armour • Keen Footwear • Olukai Premium Footwear • Korkers • Wicked Quick • Respect Your Universe • Greenlayer Sports

About Mad Data & Design For those interested in data, design, tech, and digital marketing, Mad Data & Design is the place to be. You'll learn about companies that innovate, meet people and partners, and enjoy a drink. We invite speakers who have knowledge to share, a story to tell, or tips and inspiration. Join us!


5:30 - Doors Open / Drinks / Get to know your community 6:00 pm - Speaker! 6:30 - 7:30pm - F&A / Community announcements / Mingle

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Mad Data & Design happens bi-monthly at Mad Fish Digital in Slabtown, Portland.