May 2022 Marketing + Design Events

May 2022 Marketing + Design Events

From designing user experiences to designing cocktails, inclusivity to accessibility, sustainability to behavioral science, the events in May for designers and marketers are sure to get you thinking. Explore the lineup below, and find even more events in May and beyond in our Marketing + Design Events App.


May 4-6, 2022

AIGA Design + Business Conference

Learn how design impacts business through measurable ways, including growth, brand loyalty and cultural impacts. Sign up.



May 10-11, 2022


Figma’s global design conference will feature more than 100 speakers from around the globe to discuss everything from designing for neurodiversity and finding the perfect balance between simple and complex in UX design, to building trust between teams and making workspaces more inclusive. Sign up.



May 11, 2022 at 2 p.m. CT

Marketing Sustainability in a High Inflation Economy

More and more, companies are considering sustainability in everything from branding to operations to profits. This event will cover the challenges of marketing sustainability and best practices for measuring effectiveness of specialist partners. Register.



May 13, 2022 at 10 a.m.-6 p.m. CT

Innovation in UX/UI Design Conference

This free design conference will cover topics including entrepreneurship, UX research and pivoting in UX/UI. More info.



May 17, 2022

The BAD Conference

To be successful, marketers need a deep understanding of what their audiences think. Behavioral science can provide important insights for psychology-based user research and its influence on the experience design process. Learn practical applications for behavioral sciences to improve your user research and design. Sign up.



May 17, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

How Mobile Businesses Serve Up Social

Several local, mobile-based businesses will rendezvous at 9 Mile Garden for a discussion with Social Media Club St. Louis about how they’ve used social media to drive revenue. Tickets include a complimentary drink. Learn more.



May 17-19, 2022


Accessibility is no longer a last-minute consideration, but something to consider from the very beginning of digital projects. Leaders in the accessibility space will share their insights on the future of accessibility in this virtual event. Sign up.



May 22-24, 2022

HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live consistently brings some of the world’s most remarkable design thinkers and leaders. This year’s lineup includes Debbie Millman, Johnny Cupcakes, Zipeng Zhu, and leaders from brands such as Fidelity Investments and NBC Universal. Get tickets.



May 24, 2022

Google Marketing Live

Get a virtual front-row seat to a full suite of on-demand breakout sessions about the newest Google tools and best practices. Save a spot.



May 26, 2022 at 5 p.m. CT

Not So Bright & Early: Tim Wiggins

Tim Wiggins, partner and beverage director behind celebrated restaurants like Yellowbelly and Retreat Gastropub, will discuss his process for designing both individual cocktails (and mocktails) and beverage menus as a whole. He’ll share his experiences opening new restaurants and meeting evolving consumer demand, as well as his ongoing goal to surprise and delight guests one drink at a time. Event tickets will include one specialty cocktail or mocktail created by Tim for the event. Get tickets.



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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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