January 2018 Marketing and Design Events
Start your year off right with one of these local events for designers, marketers and entrepreneurs. Make sure to follow us on Twitter for updates.
January 16, 2018
Arts Marketers: Crafting Your Message, Building Your Brand
3 p.m. at the Centene Center for the Arts
Building your brand is more than creating a catchy tagline or eye-catching logo; it’s about building an open and interactive relationships. Join Eliot Frick and Angela Hochman of Bigwidesky for a discussion about how to build your brand and “learn, respond and find common ground” with your audience. Register.
January 18, 2018
Ad2STL Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. at Earthbound Beer
Hang out with other young advertising professionals and learn more about AD2STL. They’re trying to grow the community, so feel free to bring any interested friends! RSVP on Facebook.
January 25, 2018
Become a Superhero of Storytelling
11:30 a.m. at Ces & Judy’s
By using impactful infographics and data visualization, graphic artist Laura Stanton will share how to grab your audiences’ attention while leaving a lasting impression. Learn how to create attractive designs and utilize intriguing content that delivers consistent results in your storytelling process. Register here.
St. Louis Women in Digital Meetup
6 p.m. at Sasha’s on Shaw
2018 will be an unprecedented year for change within the digital industry and for women in our industry. Are you ready to be a part of that change? This is a members-only happy hour for the new local chapter of Women in Digital, so make sure you join in advance! More info.
January 30, 2018
AIGA St. Louis In-House Creative Meetup
6:30 p.m. at the Centene Center for Arts and Education
A lot of local creative events tend to focus on the agency world – but what about in-house designers? What challenges do you face, what successes have you had? AIGA is planning a year of events focused on in-house teams, and this happy hour will help kick it off. More info.
Venture Café St. Louis
Every Thursday, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the @4240 Building in the Cortex Innovation District
Each week, innovators and entrepreneurs gather for conversations and scheduled programming aimed to inspire. Learn more here.
And mark your calendars for these events in February.
AIGA St. Louis Student Conference
February 10, 9 a.m. at Maryville University
This conference is a great opportunity for juniors and seniors in college to explore their creativity with design professionals from around the U.S. and to learn from the best. Register now.
Annual St. Louis AMA Student Marketing Conference
February 16, 8 a.m. at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Students and professionals across the Midwest will gather at the Danforth Plant Science Center on February 16, 2018 to hear high profile speakers present on the latest trends in marketing. Get tickets.
St. Louis American Advertising Awards 2018 (ADDYs)
February 22, 6 p.m. at The Caramel Room
Join Ad Club for a celebration of the year’s finest work by local advertising and creative agencies. Get tickets.