October 2022 Marketing + Design Events

October 2022 Marketing + Design Events

For most people, October means pumpkins, Halloween and apple pie. For marketers, designers and other creatives in St. Louis and beyond, it means the return of some of the industry’s most celebrated events. Explore some of our favorites below, and check out the entire list of events in the Marketing + Design Events App


October 3-4, 2022

Brand New Conference

The Brand New Conference is a two-day event organized by UnderConsideration, focusing on the practice of corporate and brand identity—a direct extension of the popular blog, Brand New. The conference offers a broad range of points of view with speakers from around the world practicing in different environments, from global consultancies to in-house groups to small firms. Grab tickets. 



October 4-6, 2022

Power to the Marketer Festival

The Power to the Marketer Festival is a three-day hybrid festival that connects marketers with digital leaders who are rewriting the rules of marketing. This year’s festivities will give attendees practical tactics for improving marketing performance and omnichannel strategies. Attend.



October 8, 2022 

STL Design Week Kick-off Day

This year, STL Design Week is back in a big way with a full slate of events. The week kicks off with a full day of events, including a talk by keynote speaker and letterer Lauren Hom. The day will also include design thinking workshops and networking opportunities. Learn more.



October 10, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. CT

API World 2022 Hackathon

The API World 2022 Hackathon is the nation’s largest API hackathon. Join developers in building new apps, bots and more. Hackathon participants can compete for $25,000+ in cash, products and prizes. Get the 411.



October 11-12, 2022 

Ad World Conference 2022

Ad World brings the world’s brightest advertising minds together to share ideas, tips and advice, and grow together. This year’s event will include more than a dozen streaming digital advertising tracks, including hyper-focused speeches, panels and live Q&A sessions, all designed to help take your business to the next level. Get more info.



October 11-12, 2022  

iab. Brand Disruption Summit 2022

Between the pandemic, inflation, shifting consumer behaviors, privacy and platform changes across the digital media ecosystem and more, businesses need to innovate to succeed. This event will highlight success stories as well as unprecedented challenges—and how companies have charted new paths for growth. Sign up to attend.



October 12 at 8:30 a.m.

Advice to Designers That No One Asked For

Hear from Partner/Creative Director Mike Spakowski as he shares dozens of quick, memorable and high-impact tips for everything from honing your skills to landing a job. Get tickets to the free event.



October 12, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. CT

Don’t Smother the Flame

Two-thirds of creatives report feeling burnout at least once early in their career. This interactive workshop, part of St. Louis Design Week, will help attendees recognize the patterns of burnout, learn to set healthy boundaries and keep burnout at bay. Attend.



October 13 from 2 to 6 p.m.

Atomicdust Studio Tour

Come explore the Atomicdust office, meet the team, see our recent work and get your hands on some company swag at the Atomicdust studio tour. Register for the free event.



October 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. CT

XD Throwdown

XD Throwdown makes design a sport. Bringing together experts and beginners to work on improving the community together, XD Throwdown is a can’t-miss. Register.



October 14 at 12:30 p.m.

Design X Cherokee Street

Cherokee Street is one of St. Louis’ most diverse and creative neighborhoods. In this St. Louis Design Week session, local creatives (including Atomicdust Senior Marketing Manager Blaise Hart-Schmidt) will share how they’ve incorporated Cherokee Street’s one-of-a-kind character in various branding, design and other creative projects. RSVP for the free event.



October 18-20, 2022

Adobe Max

Be inspired by expert speakers in design, photography, illustration, video and more. Learn new techniques, feed your creativity and boost your career. Get tickets.



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