• Gain: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference

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    October 9–10, 2012 | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts | San Francisco

    To be relevant in today’s economy, businesses must think about more than just their bottom line. At “Gain” you‘ll hear design, business and social innovation leaders from a variety of industries share their visionary approaches to creating social value. Presenters will demonstrate the broadening role design plays in institutional strategy, leadership, process and service, product and message, and how the creative attributes of designers provide special advantages to tackling socially relevant projects and enhancing the human experience. Build value for your brand and strengthen your business practice at “Gain.” Register by June 6 to get the best rate!

      Until June 6 ($150 savings) After June 6
    AIGA member ($350 savings!) $575 $725
    Nonmember $900 $1,050
    AIGA student member $375 $425
    AIGA educator* $425 $475
    Groups of 3 or more (group registration available in February) See rates See rates

    *AIGA educator rate with full-time faculty AIGA membership.

    Members of AIGA have access to a wide range of benefits, including discounted rates for this event.
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    What’s included

    Your conference registration includes admission to all sessions. Pre- and post-conference events may require separate, additional fees. Details will be available in the spring of 2012.

    Registration policies

    Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA conferences and activities, in corresponding publications, in AIGA‘s archives and on AIGA‘s website.

    Substitutions must be from member to member or from nonmember to nonmember, otherwise the difference in per person registration fees is due.

    Prefer to register by mail or fax? Download the PDF registration form and return it with payment to AIGA. ($25 per person processing fee applies).

    Cancellation policy

    There will be a $100 cancellation fee for cancellations made prior to June 6, 2012. AIGA will refund 50 percent of conference fees paid for cancellations made between June 7 and September 10, 2012. No refunds will be available after September 10, 2012. All ticket sales for pre- and post-conference events are final, no refunds will be granted.

    Conference is subject to cancellation or change. Liability is limited to funds remitted for conference registration and sponsorship fees. Speakers are subject to change without prior notice.


    Am I eligible for the educator rate?

    At this time, the educator rate is available to AIGA full-time faculty members. The rate is determined by your current membership status. Learn more about AIGA full-time faculty AIGA membership.

    Am I eligible for the student rate?

    At this time, the student rate is available to AIGA student members. The rate is determined by your current membership status. Learn more about AIGA student membership.

    Can we get a discount for group registrations?

    Discounts are available for three or more people registering from the same company. This offer does not apply to AIGA student and/or educator members; a significant discount is already available online. Group registrations will be available after February 1, 2012.

    Does AIGA offer attendees discounts on hotel and travel?

    Yes, for more information on hotel and travel, click here.

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