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There’s no time like the present to explore the future of design.
“Next” is the only conference moving design to the next frontier. Join 120 speakers in more than 40 sessions, along with more than 2,000 attendees from around the world, both in formal and informal settings, at scheduled and unexpected venues, meetings and events. Push the limits of your talent and imagination at community sessions, affinity sessions, intimate roundtable discussions with presenters and other notables, receptions, Happy Hour, the Design Fair, pre-conference studio tours, design workshops the bookstore, e-lounges, film screenings, the 2007 AIGA Typography Quiz, Hands-on Studio, Sketch wall, special events, sponsor interactions and more.

The forces of great design only come together once every two years. Will you be there? Register now.

Start your “Next” experience off right with pre-conference workshops and studio tours.
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

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).

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 from 6–8 p.m. on Wednesday, 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 AIGA Fellows from around the country while enjoying sweeping views of the city skyline and Rocky Mountains at one of Denver’s most scenic venues.

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

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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