Design Design Conferences AIGA's conferences and festivals are sites of learning, inspiration, creativity, and connection. Join us for our virtual 2021 events, or view recordings of past conferences. Join AIGA Get Event Updates AIGA National Conferences Virtual May 12–14, 2021 AIGA Design + Business Conference Fueling growth, delivering brand loyalty, and creating cultural impact and meaningful social change—design is at the heart of every successful business. See firsthand how design is impacting businesses in measurable ways Virtual July 13–16, 2021 AIGA Portfolio Festival Focused on mentorship, collaboration, and learning, the Portfolio Festival features content from design practitioners, influencers, educators, and partners, who can help you tailor your portfolio to your next opportunity. Virtual September 20–24, 2021 AIGA Design Conference Join us this fall for the biggest event of the year for creatives. Be there as the design community comes together to discuss cutting edge work that’s launching our profession into new territory. Previous National Conference Videos AIGA Portfolio Festival Talks The AIGA Portfolio Festival is a week-long virtual festival supporting students, recent graduates, and those looking to refresh their portfolio as they look for new jobs. Watch the 2020 talks AIGA Design Conference Talks The AIGA Design Conference takes on the world’s newest challenges, and learn how we can all make positive progress—and arrive at a more innovative, meaningful, and inclusive place. Watch the 2019 talks AIGA Chapter Conferences AIGA Minnesota Design Camp Since 1980, creatives have come together in Minnesota's North Woods for the annual Design Camp. AIGA Austin Design Ranch AIGA Austin Design Ranch is an intimate, three-day, hands-on, workshop-driven design retreat in a rustic setting on the banks of the Guadalupe River. AIGA Creative LeadCon AIGA Creative LeadCon This conference unlocks designers' potential to lead through change by mastering creative, business, and strategic skills. AIGA Seattle AIGA Into the Woods Into the Woods is an opportunity to immerse yourself in an environment dedicated to helping aspiring leaders expand their range of vision and enable others’ success. AIGA Washington DC DotGov Design Design is a critical part of government — it touches services and experiences that are crucial to all of us as citizens. But it’s hardly without challenges. Rules and regulations, antiquated technologies, and bureaucratic roadblocks are just some of the issues that designers transforming public institutions overcome every day. AIGA Arizona Phoenix Design Week PHXDW is the largest event for creative professionals in Arizona.