September 2017 Marketing and Design Events
Each month, we look forward to sharing a list of local events for designers, marketers and entreprenuers. See some of our favorites below and make sure to follow us on Twitter for updates.
September 20, 2017
The Value of Values for Founders and Entrepreneurs
4 p.m. at Washington University (Emerson Auditorium)
Entrepreneurs sometimes think “values” and “culture” are issues they’ll get to once they stop worrying about how to keep the lights on. This seminar, featuring local start-up and business leaders, will explore the ongoing challenge of standing firm on values when faced with intense growth pressures. Click here to register.
September 21, 2017
This is Your Brain on Blogs
11:30 a.m. at Maggiano’s
AMA’s monthly luncheon welcomes Brandon N. Towl, CEO and head writer for Words Have Impact, a firm that specializes in content strategy and production, creative copywriting, and thought leadership. Towl will suggest a fresh way of looking at your website analytics and filling up your editorial calendar with content that resonates with your audience. Register here.
September 25-26, 2017
St. Louis UX/SD Conference
Local design professionals – especially those with an interest in user experience and service design – will not want to miss this two-day conference where topics like IoT, micro-interactions and conversational design will be covered. See speakers, agendas and buy your tickets here.
September 27, 2017
314 Digital: Have you found what you’re looking for?
8:30 a.m. at The Norman K. Probstein Golf Course Clubhouse in Forest Park
314 Digital’s panelists will discuss SEO and SEM strategies, technologies and trends. Best part? It’s free! Register here.
September 28-30, 2017
Strange Loop Conference
Peabody Opera House
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that brings together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow’s technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, security, and the web. Check out their website to learn more, meet the featured speakers and get tickets.
September 29, 2017
#Include: An Unofficial Strange Loop Event
6 p.m. at Centen Center
CoderGirl, Blacks in Technology and Creative Reaction Lab are teaming up to host #INCLUDE , an unofficial event of the Strange Loop Conference to kick it with people who get hyped about diversity in tech. Learn more.
Venture Café St. Louis
Every Thursday, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the @4240 Building in the Cortex Innovation District
Each week, innovators and entrepreneurs gather for conversations and scheduled programming aimed to inspire. Learn more here.
And mark your calendars (and buy your tickets!) for these events in October.
Ad Professionals Summit
October 5, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Palladium
Ad Club brings Jeff Graham from Grenadier, Brian Brooker from Garmin, and Jeff Goodby from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners to St. Louis for an afternoon of presentations and discussion. Buy your tickets now.
STL Design Week
STL Design Weekis back with panel discussions, studio tours and speakers! Stay tuned for more event announcements.
SMCSTL Annual Summit
October 10, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Moulin
This year, enjoy a full day of speakers sharing case studies, tips, tools and best practices to take your social media and digitial content strategy to the next level. Speakers will be announced soon, but grab your tickets now.
Preparing Tomorrow’s Communication Leaders: A Summit for PR Leaders and Educators
October 20, 8 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at UMSL
What are PR leaders doing to defend the integrity of the profession and prepare the next generation of practitioners to meet the demands of the future? This half-day summit will bring together leaders and educators from across the region to discuss the state of PR, practitioner development, PR education and what we can do increase the value of ethical PR in the business ecosystem. More info here.