March 2016 Marketing and Design Events
A new month means new ways to grow creatively and professionally in St. Louis. Check out some of the luncheons, conferences and happy hours happening in our city this March:
March 4, 2016
Bright&Early: Brad Nunnally
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. at The Stage at KDHX
Bright&Early is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types designed to promote creativity in our city. The concept is simple: come drink coffee + eat breakfast while being inspired by the creative community in our city. This month’s speaker, Brad Nunnally, is an Innovation Specialist at 18F, and he will be discussing the topic of designing the government. RSVP on Facebook.
March 9, 2016
314 Digital’s Educational Panel: Marriage of Creative & Media
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at SqWires Restaurant & Annex
Time for digital marriage counseling over (free) breakfast! Both the media and creative teams champion their own discipline’s best practices in order to put out impactful campaigns. And as many of us know, these interests can be at conflict with each other. Our panelists will discuss this divide (or lack thereof), best practices to meet goals, and how this impacts the consumer experience. Spots are limited, so make you you register soon!
March 9, 2016
Marketing Innovation in Healthcare: Google Event
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at [email protected] 2nd Floor – The Havana Room
Google will present “Understanding Today’s Digital Patient Journey”. It’s becoming increasingly critical for healthcare marketers to understand patients’ online behavior and how to engage them. The speakers will discuss how technology is changing the healthcare industry, while sharing insights from Google’s latest study on online patient behavior. Register here.
March 10, 2016
Cut & Paste Live: The Art of Illustration
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. at UMSL Grand Center
Join St. Louis Public Radio for this month’s Kitchen Sink Series event. Willis Ryder Arnold and Nancy Fowler will delve into the art of illustration with with acclaimed artists John Hendrix, Fox Smith and Vidhya Nagarajan. Grab your ticket here.
March 11, 2016
StrangeHouse Workshop – A Social Media Conference
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at T-REX
Be Real. Be Relevant. Be Yourself. No social media ninjas or wizards, just real talk about you and your brand. Corey Smale (Strange Donuts) and Wesley Hoffman (Treehouse Networkshop) present a day long discussion of creative ways to tell your tale. StrangeHouse includes special guest Mike Herrera of MxPx, lunch provided by Porano Pasta and beer from 4 Hands Brewing Company. Head over to Facebook for more information and to RSVP.
March 11, 2016
SPACE Photography Show Opening
6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at SPACE Architecture and Design
A party at SPACE means a party with local artists. Plus, it’s free and open to everyone. Come view incredible photography by Benjamin Evans, Benjamin Scherliss and R.J. Hartbeck on the walls of the SPACE studio. Stop by and enjoy locally brewed beer from Urban Chestnut while checking out the artists’ work. Head over to the Facebook page to let them know you’re coming!
March 11, 2016
Lot 49 Contemporary Art Auction & Benefit
6 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the Luminary
The First Annual Lot 49 Contemporary Art Auction & Benefit will feature exhibitions, residency and studio programs, and new residency housing. With unique works by over 40 artists, artist-designed cocktails, DJ sets and more, you won’t want to miss this exciting contemporary art party. All proceeds support the artists and the Luminary’s forward-thinking initiatives. Check out the Facebook page for more information.
March 12, 2016
Bootstrap Workshop – AIGA St. Louis
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at CIC St. Louis
Bootstrap, an open source front-end framework, is one of the most popular front-end frameworks for building responsive websites. In this workshop, Tim Hykes will demonstrate how to use Bootstrap as a foundation in your next web design project. Get tickets through Eventbrite.
March 16, 2016
Social Media ON TAP
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Llywelyn’s Pub in Webster Groves
Social Media ON TAP is a meet-up on the third Wednesday of every month featuring local speakers who answer the question, “How did you use social media to grow your business or further your cause?” and present their story while you enjoy beers, food and networking. March’s ON TAP speaker is David Carson, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Register here.
March 17, 2016
Mastermind St. Louis – March Edition 2016
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at The Lodge Des Peres
Mastermind St. Louis is a free monthly event for people who want to grow personally and professionally. The March event will feature Brian McRae – speaker, trainer and coach who is also the leader and facilitator of Mastermind St. Louis. Find more information on the Facebook page.
March 17, 2016
Luncheon: Enhance Your Competitive Edge!
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy
In this AMA monthly luncheon, Shelly Azar, principal of Insight Researchers, will explain how to use research to enhance your competitive edge. Learn how to monitor your external environment, apply your findings and take advantage of opportunities for future success. Register here.
March 22, 2016
An Evening with Matt Bellassai
7:30 p.m. at Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
USML is hosting a casual Q&A with Matt Bellassai – the writer, producer and star of Buzzfeed’s Whine About It comedic web series. He won the 2016 People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Social Media Star, for his famously hilarious posts about life as a single gay man-child living in New York City. Find more information here.
March 25, 2016
Daniel Burnett – Mural Installation & Recent Work
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Duane Reed Gallery
Head over to Duane Reed Gallery to see the unique work of Daniel Burnett. His paintings are psychedelic orchestrations exploring tension and fluidity in ever-changing patterns. Sound like your style? Check out the Facebook page for more information, and be sure to RSVP.