April 2015 Marketing and Design Events
Spring is in the air! And that means no more excuses like winter storm warnings or icy commutes to miss these great events. (Knock on wood.) Check out a list of some of our favorite upcoming marketing, design and social media events in St. Louis this month. We’ll see you there!
April 3, 2015
Bright&Early: Steven Harowitz
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at The Regional Arts Commission
STL Design Week continues their Bright&Early series with a morning lecture from Steven Harowitz, who will discuss his work with the launch of Creative Weekend – a 3.5-day creative retreat in St. Louis. The coffee and conversation is free, but reserve your spot on Eventbrite.
April 6, 2015
UMSL Graphic Design Trivia Night
6:30 p.m. at Pop’s Blue Moon
Test your knowledge at a trivia night benefitting graphic design scholarships at UMSL. Entry is just $5.00 (+ a 2-drink minimum) and you can bring in your own snacks. RSVP on Facebook.
April 10, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Centene Center for the Arts
Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, an Art Director & Animator at Giant Ant, will speak about video storytelling- a unique language that Giant Ant speaks fluently, through film, animation, music and sound. Join AIGA St. Louis for the free Friday lecture, and you can purchase tickets for the Saturday workshop here.
April 16-17, 2015
UMSL State of Digital Media Marketing Conference
At the JC Penney Conference Center at UMSL
In its third year, the annual UMSL conference is expanding to two days – one dedicated to an inaugural career fair and hands-on workshops and the next featuring renowned speakers (like a keynote presentation from Chris Brogan). Check out the website for ticket info (early bird pricing and student discounts available!).
April 16, 2015
How to Really Leverage LinkedIn for B2B Sales & Marketing
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at Knight Education & Conference Center, Washington University
From prospecting to thought leadership, LinkedIn is an incredibly useful tool – if you know how to use it. At this BMA St. Louis breakfast event, Ben Kniffen and Nick Bouras of LinkedSelling will share their strategies and tactics to utilize LinkedIn for effective B2B marketing. Register today on the BMA site.
April 16, 2015
Video Snacking: How to Produce Tasty Videos for Hungry Audiences
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Maggiano’s
Audiences consume over 4 hours of online video every week – and that’s good news for marketers. Executive Producer of Solstice Productions, Amanda Aschinger, will guide you through the process of making snack-worthy video from concept to distribution at this monthly AMA St. Louis luncheon. Register today on the AMA site.
April 23, 2015
Pecha Kucha St. Louis #16
At Rooster South Grand
Save the date for PKSTL #16 co-hosted by the The New Leaders Council of Saint Louis. Presenters include Tom Townsend, Charles Wade and Kaori Yawaza, and – bonus! – check out Rooster’s awesome new space on South Grand (if you haven’t brunched there already). Stay tuned for speaker announcements and more info on Facebook.
April 23, 2015
Charity Bowling with 314 Digital
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Flamingo Bowl
This charity bowling event from 314 Digital raises money towards youth scholarships. And with raffle prizes, complimentary lane and shoe rental, appetizers and an open bar it’s sure to be a good time. RSVP here.
April 24-25, 2015
FORM 2015: Contemporary Design Show
At The Luminary
Now in its fourth year, FORM brings together architects, furniture makers and interior designers to showcase work and spark conversation. Make sure to check out the VIP Preview ($30 tickets) on Friday evening, and the show opens to the public on Saturday, April 25. More information and tickets here.