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Get Tickets Now: Creative Works Conference 2018

Photo: Downtown Memphis

Photo: Downtown Memphis

Now in its fifth year, the Creative Works Conference looks to continue inspiring people all across Memphis October 4th through 6th in Downtown Memphis.

Speakers and Workshop Leaders

  • Charles S. Anderson
  • Lauren Hom
  • Brian McDonald
  • Eddie Opara
  • Adam J. Kurtz
  • Kaye Blegvad
  • Ryan Booth
  • Katie Kirk & Nathan Strandberg
  • Shawna X
  • Andre Mack
  • Fritz Mesenbrink
  • Robert Generette III
  • Quinnton J. Harris
  • Meg Lewis
  • Mark Caneso
  • Bob Ewing
  • Matt Stevens
  • Jessica Bellamy
  • Brian French
  • Tina Hardison
  • Forefathers Group
  • Eli Altman
  • Dana James Mwangi
  • Alana Louise Lyons

Hands-On Sessions

This year also brings an expanded selection of workshops, with 10 hands-on sessions led by top creatives from around the country on topics including illustration, lettering, storytelling, web design, business and more. Workshops are open only to conference attendees and are limited in attendance.

Friday Workshops: 

  • Learn to Letter
  • Making it Matter: A Brand Foundation Workshop
  • Icon Workshop
  • Working with Non-Profits
  • Put it in the URL

Saturday Workshops:

  • The Secret of Masterful Storytelling
  • The Vector Machine: A Path to Better Beziers
  • Strategies for Client Presentation
  • Run Studio Run: How to Manage and Grow a Small Creative Studio
  • Mobile Workflow

Marketplace: Brands and Vendors

The Creative Works Market is back with goods from designers, makers, manufacturers, and brands from all over the country. Add plenty of local vendors to the mix, and you’ve got more apparel, prints, pins, and goodies than you can handle. Open to the public on Friday and Saturday of the conference.

Learn more about the Creative Works Conference and the speakers by visiting their website and following them on their Facebook page. Register for the conference here.