November 2017 Marketing and Design Events
Each month, we look forward to sharing a list of local events for designers, marketers and entreprenuers. See some of our favorites below and make sure to follow us on Twitter for updates.
November 1, 2017
MDMC18 Data Visualization Seminar with Professor Kaiser Fung
12 p.m. at UMSL
Kaiser Fung is best known for creating the premier blog on data visualization, Junk Charts. In this talk, Professor Fung will introduce a set of guidelines for producing effective data visualization. The talk is free, but space is limited. Register here.
November 9, 2017
The Google Home Mini Donut Shop
12 p.m. at Cortex Commons
To celebrate the launch of Google Home Mini, Google built a pop-up donut shop and is bringing it to St. Louis on Thursday, November 9. Inside, you’ll get the chance to demo the product and win either a brand new Google Home Mini or (of course) some delicious donuts. RSVP here.
November 13, 2017
Growing Your Podcast & Getting Published: Vernon Ross Explains
6 p.m. at CIC@4240
The STL Digital Marketers Meetup hosts this conversation with local podcaster and author Vernon Ross. If you’ve considered adding a podcast to your digital marketing efforts, this conversation is a can’t-miss. RSVP here.
November 14, 2017
Tech on Tap: Applying Human-Centered _______ for Disruption
5:30 p.m. at Schlafly Bottleworks
Tech on Tap is a networking and educational opportunity for creative and technology enthusiasts. This month, Tara Nesbitt (Slalom Consulting) will discuss how disruptive design, technology, business or leadership should be focused on the user first. RSVP here.
November 15, 2017
St. Louis Digital Symposium 2017
11:30 a.m. at Ballpark Village
Ad Club’s annual conference brings together industry experts in creative, technology and content to discuss what the new digital intelligence like AI, machine learning and predictive analysis means for marketers. See the speakers lineup and get your tickets.
ready+willing: Flaunt 2017
5:30 p.m. at Vino Gallery
Join ready+willing at Flaunt, their twice yearly event that celebrates the outstanding work our pro bono marketing teams created for our four nonprofit clients. They will also be announcing the four nonprofit organizations which will be receiving pro bono services for the spring session of ready+willing. More info.
November 16, 2017
Luncheon: Less Sell, More Soul – Customer Engagement, Transformed
11:30 a.m. at Maggiano’s
At a time when customers choose to engage with brands that share their values and beliefs, it’s more important than ever for brands to know what they stand for and behave in a way that proves it. At this month’s AMA luncheon, Heidi Singleton (New Honor Society) will discuss the importance of a brand’s soul, why brand behavior matters and how a brand should act beyond the customer transaction. Get tickets.
November 18, 2017
AIGA St. Louis Portfolio Bootcamp
10:30 a.m. at Maryville University
Get your portfolio in shape for the working world. A panel of design professionals will share tips for interviewing, presenting work and standing out from the crowd, as well as discuss what recruiters are looking for from your portfolio. Register here.
November 30, 2017
St. Louis Women in Digital Meet Up
6 p.m. at Sasha’s on Shaw
The new St. Louis chapter invites women who work in marketing, advertising, communications and design to a happy hour to get to know more about the organization and its members. More info.
The Bridge Ad Club Scholarship Social
6 p.m. at Kingside Diner
This happy hour is designed to connect college students to the advertising and marketing community. Throughout the night, student scholarships will be awarded and Ad Club will be honoring Bob Kochan with the AAF Ad Club ‘The Bridge’ Lifetime Achievement Award. Get tickets.
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 December.
5th Annual Digital Marketing Showcase
December 5, 6 p.m. at Palladium
Join 314 Digital to celebrate with St. Louis’ top brands and agencies. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers as we celebrate the best of St. Louis’ interactive and digital media. RSVP.
Creativity at Work: Design Thinking Powers The Competitive Edge
December 7, 7:30 a.m. at COCA
During this COCA bizSESSION, Seth Johnson, Design Advocate and Head of Client Experience, IBM Studios, will share how IBM Design Thinking came to be, what it means for the future of the design profession, and how all companies – from lean start-ups to complex global entities – can stand to benefit. Register here.