HOW Design Live 2021

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  • May 3 - 6, 2021

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Why Attend

About Us:

Founded in 1985, the HOW brand began its life as a print magazine. Today the brand has grown to encompass a host of products and events including several design competitions,

HOW U’s online design courses, design books (available at and, of course, HOW Design Live. Whether you work for a design firm, for an in-house creative department or for yourself, it’s our mission to serve the business, creativity and technology needs of graphic designers.

One of the largest annual gatherings of creative professionals in the world, HOW Design Live is a career-changing, life-altering experience where you will:

Access up to 100 educational sessions and keynotes that will change your thinking, radically improve your work, and build business and marketing skills essential to your job.

Become part of a creative community that embraces every attendee, validates your work, and empowers you to do great things.

Have an exclusive opportunity to preview new tools, technologies, and products in the industry’s largest exhibit hall.

Experience a truly global happening, with nearly 3,000 attendees from every state in the U.S. and dozens of countries around the world.

HOW Marketing Live:

A new event co-located with HOW Design Live, the HOW Events team has partnered with the American Marketing Association to create HOW Marketing Live, a two-day program focused on the intersection of design and marketing.

Why Sponsor / Exhibit at HOW Design Live?

Each year, nearly 3,000 designers, marketers, and other creative professionals come to HOW Design Live to look for products and services that will help them solve design and marketing challenges, develop their skills, advance their careers and find inspiration to create amazing work.

At HOW Design Live, your brand will be seen by thousands of the creative world’s most influential leaders, thinkers, and doers. Reach the A-List speakers, shot-calling attendees and thousands more who visit the conference annually.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Your Content Post image and link will run prominently on the Home page of the HOW Design Live website for one week, and will be located on the Industry News page . All content marketing posts will be shared on all HOW Design Live social media channels.

Your Video image and link will appear on the highly visible conference Home page for one week and will be located on the Photos + Videos page.

In 2018, 85% of our attendees downloaded the HOW Design Live App and were highly engaged throughout the conference. It is how we communicate with our attendees during the conference and has the most up-to-date information on the program and speakers. Check back for information on what sponsorship and direct messaging opportunities will be available.

Why Should You Attend:

To fuel your creativity — you’ll produce better design solutions, boost your output and increase your value to your employer.

To develop key skills your job requires — you’ll not only develop your design capabilities, but add branding, marketing and business know-how.

To explore products & technologies — you’ll see and test-drive the new tools, products and technologies that can help you produce great work.

To create vital connections — you’ll establish lasting, impactful relationships with everyone from speakers onstage to other designers sitting around you.

Designers of all stripes seeking to refine their skills, acquire and develop new skills, and have a positive impact on the world through the work they create for their clients, employers or themselves.

Business owners (solopreneurs and agency principals) who want to improve the way they manage their firms, expand their marketing and business know-how, and increase their value to clients.

Creative leaders and team managers seeking new ways to inspire their staff, collaborate across departments, sell their ideas and replenish their own creative wells.

Marketing professionals in organizations and corporations who want to learn industry-leading strategies, trends and communication tactics from the world’s leading brands.

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Future and Past Event Dates

Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
HOW Design Live 2021 - - May 03, 2021
HOW Design Live 2020 Boston Massachusetts Estimated
May 04, 2020
HOW Design Live 2019 Chicago Illinois verified
May 07, 2019
HOW Design Live 2018 Boston Massachusetts verified
Apr 30, 2018
HOW Design Live 2017 - - May 02, 2017
HOW Design Live 2016 Atlanta Georgia - - May 19, 2016

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