January 2021 Marketing + Design Events

January 2021 Marketing + Design Events

From data privacy changes to new tech and trends, there’s a lot to know for 2021. Ensure your year is strong from the get-go by attending one (or all) of these marketing and design events happening in January. As usual, check out our Marketing + Design Events App to see even more events this month and beyond, and follow us on LinkedIn for updates.


January 6, 2021

Digital Ad Spending and Trends in 2021

Digital advertising is expected to see double-digit growth in 2021, but new changes to tech and the industry means it won’t be a return to the past. Get a forecast of ad spending for the year and highlights from major markets. Sign up.



January 7, 2020

Facebook’s Stance on Apple’s iOS 14 Policy Requirements

1:30 p.m. CT

Apple’s iOS 14 updates will impact businesses that advertise on mobile apps and optimize, target and report on web events. This webinar will cover how the updates will affect Facebook advertising and what businesses need to do to prepare. Register.



January 13, 2020

How Your Brand Can Win When You’re Being Outspent

2:00 p.m. CT

With large brands spending millions—or billions—on marketing each year, how can smaller companies keep up? Hear from executives at Exverus Media to get proven strategies and real-life examples for driving brand growth with relatively modest media budgets. Sign up.



January 13-14, 2021

RGD Design Educators Conference


This year’s conference will include five themes: Empower, Embrace, Expand, Engage and Equity, with presentations and roundtables to help design educators advance their lessons and abilities. Sign up.



January 20, 2021

Inspiration from Award-Winning Email Marketing Campaigns

Noon CT

Hear from two 2020 ANA Email Program Award winners who used creativity to improve their email marketing ROI to get ideas on how to improve your brand’s email marketing strategy and tactics. Register.



January 22-31, 2021


Toronto Design week’s virtual events mean attendees can join from around the globe. Canada’s largest annual design festival includes more than 100 exhibits and events. More info.



January 28, 2021

Dan Gioia Presents: Service Design

7:00 p.m. CT

Dan Gioia, a Service and Interaction Designer at Fjord, will cover the ins and outs of service design, including processes, how service design interacts with other design disciplines and some of his projects. Sign up.



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Blaise Hart-Schmidt

Blaise Hart-Schmidt

Blaise’s path to digital marketing began in journalism and took a detour through public relations.

Passionate about storytelling in any medium, her experience with writing, design, strategy and digital marketing combine to help clients build strong marketing plans.

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