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Craftsmanship: The Art of Footwear Making Workshop

Monday, June 17 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

More dates through June 21, 2019

109 NW Naito
109 NW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97209

This workshop provides a greater understanding of the different types of footwear construction and a deeper knowledge of the materials used in each stage of the product process. Expect an interactive, hands-on experience with time spent learning theory and then applying it by making products.

Attendees will learn:

  • Firsthand footwear theory and practice from master innovator Greg Leedy
  • Footwear manufacturing best practices, processes, and future directions for sports products
  • Lasts, molds, and materials used in footwear making
  • Techniques to physically craft their own sports shoe onsite in the Innovation Lab

Who should attend:

  • Product line managers, engineers, marketers, developers, and designers
  • Sales, innovation, and costing managers
  • Others interested in the art of sports product footwear making

We hope to see you there!

Cost: $2999 includes:

  • 5-day workshop
  • Daily breakfast, snacks, lunches
  • All tools and materials
  • Plus free entrance to our Industry Expert: Matt Powell event on June 20th

Additional Sport Product Management education events available here.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Workshop, Career, Portland


Lundquist College of Business, UO Sports Product Management Program

Target Audience

General Public, Graduate Students, Alumni





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