July 2021 Marketing + Design Events

July 2021 Marketing + Design Events

As the pandemic eases up in the United States and the country reopens, save some room on your calendar for professional development and keeping up with the latest in marketing and design. Peruse some upcoming events below, and don’t forget to check our Instagram and LinkedIn for updates and other events.


July 8, 2021

A Visual Spellcheck—Getting Unbiased Design Feedback

2:00 p.m. CT

Vision AI can help designers make the maximum visual impact with their designs. This workshop will review several portfolios and show attendees how vision AI can help them improve their work. RSVP.



July 6-9, 2021

Future of Branding Week

Learn about new channels, evolving technologies and how other brands have found success in branding from world-class creative and advertising agencies. Register.



July 12-14, 2021


SEO best practices and tools are constantly changing. Stay up-to-date with presentations on search marketing, mobile responsiveness, conversion optimization, local search and more to improve your SEO. Sign up.



July 13-16

AIGA Portfolio Festival

Students, recent grads and anyone looking to improve their portfolio are invited to AIGA’s annual portfolio review event. Attendees can hear from the industry’s top designers, and get an intimate review session with a professional designer, including the likes of Aaron Draplin, Debbie Millman, Zhipeng Zhu and more. Buy tickets. (In case you missed it—we recently gave away five passes to this event. Follow us on Instagram for a chance to enter our contests!)



July 19-21, 2021

2021 ANA Digital and Social Media Conference

Leaders from top brands will share how the pandemic and social justice issues from the last year have changed consumer expectations. Learn about channel optimization, influencer marketing, performance measurement, developing inclusive creative and more. Sign up.



July 21, 2021

Tips and Tricks: How to Prevent Your Emails Being Blocked

Digital marketers are invited to level up their email marketing game with tips from Spamhaus, SURBL and Proofpoint, how to prevent your emails from being blocked, myths about spam traps and some of the most common causes for being added to an IP or domain blocklist. 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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