September 2016 Marketing and Design Events

September 2016 Marketing and Design Events

The kids are back in school, and it’s time for us adults to do a little enrichment of our own. (Sure, happy hour counts as “enrichment.”) Check out our list of marketing and design events happening around St. Louis this month:

September 9 – 11, 2016

Saint Louis Art Fair
Various times in Downtown Clayton

Visual artists from across the nation exhibit an unprecedented selection of the highest quality, original works of art along with three stages of entertainment, educational hands-on activities for children, culinary treats from St. Louis’ finest restaurants and much more. For the program guide and more information, visit their website.

September 13, 2016

From LouFest to Murmuration Festival: A Conversation with Brian Cohen
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Maggiano’s

AMA St. Louis will lead a Q&A session around how Brian helped grow LouFest from idea to what it is today (and how he hopes to do the same for Murmuration), how to start from a grassroots perspective, how to change things year over year to keep people’s interest, taking advantage of opportunities, budgets and more. Register today.

September 15, 2016

5th Annual Midtown Alley BBQ
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Atomicdust

Now in its 5th year, and bigger than ever! We’ll be taking over Locust Street again with food, beer, live music and 11 agencies participating in the BBQ competition.  Get your $20 tickets – good for 4 drinks and a plate of food – in advance or at the door. Get your tickets.

September 22, 2016

Craft Beer and Coding
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at TechArtista

Designers: Get digital with Savvy Coders! This is your opportunity to get more digital, and it may just be the most fun professional development you’ll do all year. Hang out with the team, have a beer and in 90 minutes, get a preview of the tools you can add to your resume, including JavaScript training. Register today.

September 23 – 25, 2016

Murmuration Festival
Various times in Cortex Innovation Community

Murmuration is a new, 3-day festival that will explore the patterns created when art, science, and technology converge. Located throughout the Cortex Innovation Community, the event brings together artists, musicians, innovators, scientists, and entrepreneurs to engage the public and share their work via conversations, talks, panel discussions, and musical performances. Learn more.

September 27 – 28, 2016

The Innovation by Design Summit
Various times at St. Louis Union Station

Innovation is happening all around us. We’re making it real and applicable to the business community. The Innovation By Design Summit aspires to be nothing short of a transformative experience that fuels corporate innovation. They’re celebrating the intersection of innovation and behavioral design. Learn more.


Venture Cafe 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. Visit their website for more information.


St. Louis Design Week 2016
Various Times and Locations

STLDW is back, with more inspiring speakers, community-building activities and educational opportunies than ever. Check out the full schedule now to start planning your week – and don’t forget to stop by Atomicdust’s studio tour on Friday.

SMCSTL Social Summit
Tuesday, October 11 at Moulin, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Today, there are more social media networks than ever before, emerging advertising platforms, as well as new best practices for managing and staffing social media. Atomicdust is excited to sponsor SMCSTL’s half-day summit, featuring a keynote panel of digital and social media at leading St. Louis organizations, who will share their perspective on social strategy, leadership and management. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Remember to check back periodically for additions to this list, or follow us on Twitter for updates.

Tara Nesbitt

Tara Nesbitt is inspired by the creative culture at Atomicdust, and enjoys coming to work every morning to ignite new, exciting ideas for clients. As Online Marketing Coordinator, she works closely with our clients to develop and deliver compelling content through social media channels – and to measure its effectiveness.

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