MEDIA ADVISORY: AIGA 2022 Design Conference


August 04, 2022

Media Contact

Michelle Koenigsknecht

(212) 710-3138
Re-Connect—October 20–22, 2022

The AIGA Design Conference is the place for the diverse and ever-changing design community to gather together, inspire, and explore how design can and will change the future.

In 2022, we’re focused on Re-Connecting with our community—for the first time in three years, the AIGA Design Conference will be in-person providing a space for our community to gather and celebrate the contributions of design. 

We invite you to join AIGA October 20–22, 2022 for the next chapter in design. 

What: AIGA Design Conference
The premier conference for the design community. This year, we're introducing a new twist to our mainstage, leaning into design curiosity and welcoming three esteemed hosts to guide us through the most pressing, cutting edge, and provocative topics impacting design. Join Rick Griffith, Brian Collins, Debbie Millman, and Lee-Sean Huang for insightful discussions about the impact of design on our world. 

View the AIGA Design Conference schedule

When: October 20–22, 2022
The AIGA Design Conference will take place in person and virtually.

Where: Seattle, Washington
The conference will take place at the Washington State Convention Center, Arch at 705 Pike, Seattle, WA. Arch at 705 Pike Street is the Washington State Convention Center's original building, located in the heart of Seattle and within walking distance to world-class hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and waterfront attractions.

Why: AIGA is bringing together a diverse roster of speakers working in bold new ways, and exploring how design can build better bridges to each other. Join with us as we take 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.

How to register: For media registration, send an email to Amy Gwiazdowski

Conference Highlights:

Fireside Chats—Join AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson for conversations around the future of design with design leaders:

  • Tim Allen, Global Head of Design at Instacart
  • Arem Duplessis, Group Creative Director at Apple

Medalists Celebration—The AIGA Awards Celebration will take place on Friday, October 21, 2022. 

For more information about the AIGA Design Conference, visit  

Media Contact

Michelle Koenigsknecht

(212) 710-3138


AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, AIGA brings together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and creates the vision for a collective future. AIGA defines global standards and ethical practices, guides design education, inspires designers and the public, enhances professional development, and makes powerful tools and resources accessible to all.