May 2020 (Virtual!) Marketing + Design Events

May 2020 (Virtual!) Marketing + Design Events

While everyone eagerly awaits in-person events again, we can still keep learning, connecting and growing. Atomicdust has gathered the best virtual events for designers, marketers and entrepreneurs this month. Follow us on LinkedIn for updates, and if you know of an event we should include, reach out any time.



May 5, 2020

Almost In-Person

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Join marketing and event professionals from across the country and hear from industry experts about the continuous evolution of event and content strategies. Sign up.



May 5-28, 2020


Social Media Weeks in LA and NYC have merged to form a worldwide virtual conference for leaders in digital marketing. The four-week event will include more than 100 hours of live-streamed sessions. More info.



May 6, 2020

Chicago Design Book Club Virtual Meeting

6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Discuss Design as Art by Bruno Munari, an Italian designer whose work spans across various mediums including graphic and industrial design. Register.



May 7, 2020

How to Take (And Give) Feedback

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

One of the most important tools in the creative’s toolbox is the ability to listen. Improve your listening and feedback skills in this webinar. Register.



May 28-20, 2020

Confab: The Content Strategy Conference

Confab will include three days of live broadcasts covering everything from UX and storytelling to accessibility and structure. Register.



May 20-21, 2020

Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

Virtually attend the largest digital marketing conference in the Midwest, with sessions on data, social media, innovation, tech and more. Sessions and panels that were going to take place in-person will be available on-demand online for one year. More info.



May 29, 2020

How to Write a Brilliant Creative Brief

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

Learn the fundamentals of creating simple, insightful and inspiring creative briefs in this webinar. Register.



May 31, 2020

SMPS National Webinars

SMPS National is making its latest online programming available to its members for no charge. The new courses include Marketing 101 for the A/E/C Industries, Elements of Design for the A/E/C Industries and InDesign Basics for the A/E/C Professional. More info.




Color is Relative

Hosted by Monotype

Monotype describes its webinar like this: “Designers rely on color to accentuate key tasks, indicate links, differentiate data and sometimes just bring the pretty. So what happens when the colors we pick aren’t the colors the reader sees?” 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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