Design show dates, benefits for designers, and what’s offered.
Are you a graphic designer? Whether you’re a seasoned vet or a newbie to the design world, design trade shows and events are a must. There are just too many opportunities at these events to pass up.
Let’s start with the numerous connections a person is able to make with other members of the design community. There’s the potential to find a future co worker, mentor, or study buddy for those who are still in school. These events allow for designers of every skill level to share their knowledge all in one space.
Going to at least one event a year helps a person interested or active in the creative world to stay relevant. Speakers travel near and far with the most up to date design trends and ideas.
Need some inspiration?
You’ll find your nirvana without a doubt at one of these events in 2015.
Reasons to be Creative
Sept. 7-9, Brighton, UK
This festival contains an incredible line up of passionate speakers that plan on telling mind-blowing stories of creativity. This festival offers artists, designers, coders and creative minds a chance to break into the speaker circuit. They must attempt to wow the audience with a three minute pitch. There’s also £1 drinks up for grabs so you’ll end up leaving with more friends than you came with.
Brand New Conference
Sept. 24-25, New York, USA
Brand identity projects developed by today’s most influential practitioners from around the world are on display during this two day event. Some of the featured speakers listed are the creatives behind Hallmark, Etsy and General Motors.
AIGA Design Conference
Oct. 8-10, New Orleans, USA
AIGA is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. Besides all the amazing speakers, expect there to be a bunch of fun extras like live design competitions, parties and face-to-face roundtables with your design heroes. After attending this event you can expect to return to work ready to share cutting-edge design thinking, strategy and inspiration to the team back home.
London Design Festival
Sept. 19-27, London, UK
This festival is worth the traveling for considering the New York Times recently called it “the design capital of the world.” This festival features more than 350 events and installations throughout London. These events and exhibitions are staged by hundreds of Partner organizations across the design spectrum and from all over the world. You’ll have plenty of time to find your inspiration at this event given that this festival lasts for nine days.
Graphic designers can benefit from design trade shows and events. It also pays to set standards for yourself with a quality lifestyle for graphic designers.
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