July 2020 (Virtual!) Marketing + Design Events

July 2020 (Virtual!) Marketing + Design Events

As 2020 continues and the world rapidly evolves, designers, marketers and entrepreneurs are all working to figure out how to keep up. We’ve rounded up the best events happening online this month to help you stay connected, motivated and in-the-know. As always, follow us on LinkedIn for updates, and send us an email if you know of an event we should include in our monthly lists.


July 1, 2020

The Future of Social Commerce: How Brands Can (And Should) Adapt Their E-Commerce Strategies

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. CST

With more ways for consumers to buy through social media platforms, the world of e-commerce is changing. Learn how to create a seamless shopping experience and adapt your e-commerce strategy in this webinar hosted by ANA. More info.



July 2, 2020

Communicating in Crisis: How to Lead Yourself and Influence Others During Turbulent Times

12:00 p.m. CST

Hosted by PRSA, this workshop will teach you how to shift your mindset and the mindsets of those around you to see crisis as an opportunity, craft language and messaging that support positive outcomes, and more strategies to thrive during a crisis. Register.



July 3, 2020

Creative Endurance: How to Stay Inspired and Connected During Times of Uncertainty

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. CST

How can creatives stay motivated? Learn about the five variables—routine, novelty, encouragement, permission and service—needed for creativity, and how to thrive when things feel uncertain. Register.



July 8, 2020

How Purpose Powers B2B Growth

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST

Purpose isn’t just for B2C brands. Being a purpose-driven brand can be a powerful differentiator for attracting clients and recruiting/retaining talent. Learn the eight key principles B2B companies need to evolve and advance along their purpose journeys. Register.



July 10, 2020

Creative Mornings: James Meinert

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. CST

Hear from James Meinert, an educator focused on ending racism, sexism and oppression, about making organizational cultures more inclusive. Learn more.



July 13, 2020

Future of Branding: M&A in Turbulent Times

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CST

The economic effects of COVID-19 will likely lead to increases in mergers, acquisitions and consolidations across all industries. Learn how to prepare your company and team so that your brand comes out on top. More info.



July 15, 2020

Journal of Marketing Webinar: Corporate Social Irresponsibility and Company Sociopolitical Activity

12:00 p.m.-1 p.m. CST

Hear from marketing researchers about how corporate sociopolitical activism affects stock performance, and how corporate misconduct is portrayed in the media. Register.



July 21-22

Design Thinking Digital Summit

Learn about the design thinking methodology and how to lead remote design thinking workshops, from idea board to implementation, at this two-day event hosted by Design & Innovation Global. Register.


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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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