March 2020 Marketing + Design Events

March 2020 Marketing + Design Events

Where do you find inspiration? In collaboration? From talking with other creatives? Or hearing from brand leaders? There’s something to help everyone get inspired in this month’s design and marketing events—get out there and be inspired! As always, connect with us on Instagram and Facebook for photos and updates.


March 6, 2020

Foresight 2020 – 59th Annual Saint Louis AMA Conference

7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Danforth Center Auditorium

Get inspired by thought leaders from brands like Emerson and Amazon about the future of marketing. Register.



March 10, 2020

Tips and Tricks for Marketing on a Dime

11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy

Join the Nonprofit Marketers Network and Joe Gfaller, Managing Director of Metro Theater Company, to learn about ways to deliver marketing success with limited financial resources. More info.



March 12, 2020

AIGA St. Louis Presents: Micah Smith

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Centene Center for the Arts

After getting his start making shirts and posters for his favorite bands, creative director, illustrator and designer Micah Smith has worked with clients like Wilco, ESPN, Pepsi and Taco Bell. Hear Smith’s stories about his career and work. Buy tickets.



March 12, 2020

Principles of Collaborative Automation

6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Object Computing Inc.

Great automation doesn’t replace humans; it enhances us. Presenter Jessica Kerr has twenty years of software development experience, and will share the principles and challenges of collaboration for programs, and strategies for limiting human error—and human frustration. RSVP.



March 18, 2020

Coffee with Creatives: Tricia Thurman

12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Mingle with other creatives and hear from Tricia Thurman, a fashion buyer who has worked with brands like Caleres, Dollhouse Footwear, Glik’s and CLR-MNSTER. Register.



March 24, 2020

Marketing Excellence Awards Meet & Eat

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Bartolino’s Osteria

The SMPS St. Louis Marketing Excellence Awards is an opportunity for professional service firms to showcase their best marketing practices in a variety of award categories. This event will help entrants learn how to prepare their award submission, including reviewing the rules, discussing award-winning criteria and sharing peer advice on entries. Register now.



March 31, 2020

Give STL Day Peer-to-Peer Training 2020

1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at St. Louis Area Foodbank Hunger Engagement Center

Since its inception in 2014, Give STL Day has raised more than $7.5 million for local nonprofits. To help nonprofits make the most of this year’s event, the St. Louis Community Foundation will host leaders from several local organizations to share their strategies, success stories and plans for the big day. More info.



March 31, 2020

She/Her/Heard: A Womxn and Media Storytelling Forum

6:00 p.m. at Osborn Barr

Women’s relationship to the creative, strategy and communications industries have long been tumultuous. Hear from local vets and newcomers alike in 10-minute talks about working in the industry as a womxn and tips on how to uplift other womxn in the workplace. All womxn (an intersectional term used to explicitly include transgender women and non-binary people) and allies are welcome to attend. Register now.




April 16, 2020

Diorama Expo 2020

6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at Brennan’s Work & Leisure

Atomicdust is sponsoring this event hosted by Rye-Jol and Brennan’s Work & Leisure, where local makers will showcase their dioramas depicting what they want to do when they grow up. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Midwest Artist Project Services. Buy tickets.


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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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