January 2020 Marketing + Design Events
Remember when 2020 was everyone’s distant idea of The Future? Well now it’s here, and it’s brought a ton of great events for marketers and designers in its very first month. Explore our list of events for this month, and as always, follow us on Twitter and Instagram for photos and updates.
January 8, 2020
Coffee With Creatives: Alex Hutchiwood
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at Angad Arts Hotel
Hear from Alex Hutchiwood, a fashion and social media professional with a background in trend forecasting and merchandise product development from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. RSVP.
January 14, 2020
Nonprofit Marketers Network Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy
The Nonprofit Marketers Network, formerly CSPRC, will host “How to Talk to the Media Without Putting Your Feet in Your Mouth,” as well as “How to Make a Nonprofit that Makes a Difference,” at its January luncheon. Buy tickets.
January 14, 2020
Jessica Hische Book Tour
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Community Music School of Webster University
Hear from author and illustrator Jessica Hische about her new book, Tomorrow I’ll Be Kind, at this event hosted by The Novel Neighbor and AIGA St. Louis. The book encourages young readers to embrace self-reflection and includes hand-lettered words of wisdom, hope and positivity. Copies of Tomorrow I’ll Be Kind will be available for purchase. Get tickets.
January 16, 2020
Authenticity and Customer Connection with Urban Chestnut Brewing Company
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy
There’s more to successful brewing than just making great beer. Ashley Troutman of Urban Chestnut Brewing Company will share the craft brewery’s brand strategy and how they’ve built and fostered a rich customer experience through events and taste rooms. Register.
January 17, 2020
Spring Exhibitions Opening
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at CAM
Explore the Contemporary Art Museum’s spring exhibitions featuring work by Liz Johnson Artur, Derek Fordjour and Marina Zurkow, as well as the students of Vashon High School. As part of the opening celebration, Syna So Pro will perform. More info.
January 21, 2020
Keeping UX & Dev in Sync
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at OCI Headquarters — Training Lab
How can Agile, a rapid, iterative process for software development, work hand-in-hand with user experience? Women Who Code will host Lisa Bruce, a UX designer and researcher at 1904labs, as she presents on the topic. Register.
Midwest Digital Marketing Conference
St. Louis Union Station
The Midwest Digital Marketing Conference is the largest digital marketing conference in the Midwest. This year’s conference will feature more than 100 speakers from brands like Google, LinkedIn, Johnson & Johnson, Adobe and more. Get tickets.