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Register now for “Next: AIGA Design Conference”
in Denver, October 11-14.

The framework for what’s next in design will be shaped in mere days. What are you waiting for? The future is now. Join the discussion at “Next!”

Where else can you choose from more than 80 speakers and 40 sessions, along with 2,500 fellow attendees from around the world, joining together formally and informally, at scheduled and unexpected venues, meetings and events? Don’t miss out on community sessions, affinity sessions, intimate roundtable discussions with presenters and other notables, receptions, Happy Hour, the Design Fair, pre-conference studio tours, design workshops, Rocky Mountain adventure tours, the bookstore,
e-lounges, film screenings, the 2007 AIGA Typography Quiz, Hands-on Studio, Sketchwall, special events, sponsor booths and more. Register now.

Take advantage of special opportunities before
and after the conference

Want to learn more about the creative tools of CS3? Multi-channel designing in Quark? The effective use of color? Make sure to sign up for a pre-conference workshop ($35–$60).

Want to visit local studios in Denver or Boulder? Or combine a visit to an international poster show with a tour of a microbrewery? Secure your spot on a local tour ($125).

Hankering to spend time in the foothills or mountains? We’ve got hiking, biking and jeep excursions, either shorter or longer to suit your needs.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited, so sign up now!

Don’t miss the Champagne Celebration
of AIGA Medalists and Fellows!

Celebrate design excellence with your heroes on October 10, the evening before the conference begins. Raise a glass with AIGA medalists Michael Bierut, Jean and Patrick Coyne, Bart Crosby, Ed Fella, Kit Hinrichs, Ellen Lupton, Katherine McCoy, Deborah Sussman, Michael Vanderbyl, Lorraine Wild and other industry legends while enjoying sweeping views of the city skyline and Rocky Mountains at one of Denver’s most scenic venues.

The Champagne Celebration will also recognize AIGA Fellows from around the country! Experience this unique opportunity at the Pinnacle Club, Grand Hyatt Hotel from 6–8 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $75 and may be purchased online.

“Next” online gallery: Share your vision of what’s next!
What do you think is “Next?” Present your design work, illustrations, photos or musings on what you think is next for design and designers. Contribute to the online gallery created by “Next” participants, featuring the many frames of reference shaping our views of the future. You may even see your vision projected throughout the conference! Click here to download the template and share your vision and ideas.

AIGA thanks the following partners in presenting “Next: AIGA Design Conference”:

AIGA National Partners
Adobe; Aquent; and Domtar EarthChoice

Lead Collaborating Sponsor
IIT Institute of Design

Major Sponsors
Appleton Coated; Mohawk Fine Papers; Neenah Paper; Pantone; Sappi Fine Paper North America; and Veer

General Sponsors

Bank of America; Design Observer; Eye magazine; Getty Images; HP; Print magazine; Quark; and Sandy Alexander

Exhibiting and Supporting Sponsors
The Artcraft Company, Inc.; College for Creative Studies; ColorGraphics; Corporate Image; Crane & Co.; DYMO DiscPainter; Extensis; FedEx; Hemlock Printers; The Hennegan Company, a Consolidated Graphics Company; ICG/Holliston; Infowit; International Paper; iStockphoto; Leopard, an Ogilvy company; Mediasurface, Inc.; Monotype Imaging, Inc.; NewPage; Precise Continental; Savannah College of Art and Design; Shutterstock; SMART Papers; Stora Enso; Taylor Box Company; Tekserve; Williamson Printing Corporation; Xerox Corporation; xpedx; X-Rite, Incorporated; and Yupo Corporation America

Photo credit: Steve Crecelius for Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau


Next: AIGA Design Conference
October 11–14

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