HOW Design Live is the biggest annual gathering of creative professionals, anywhere. The 2014 event, May 12 ? 16 in Boston, is your chance to explore the biggest ideas, meet your design heroes, and learn from the smartest minds?all in one five-day design extravaganza. You?ll learn from innovative thinkers like Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Stefan Sagmeister, Maria Popova and others for inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops and nuts-and-bolts sessions. You?ll also find unrivalled networking opportunities, from Breakfast Roundtables to the Portfolio Review and the legendary Closing Party. Along the way, you?ll find yourself a part of the welcoming design community that makes HOW Design Live the career-boosting, creativity-expanding and even life-changing experience it is. HOW Design Live?s programming is divided into five conferences: ?HOW Design ConferenceWith sessions covering everything from technology to creativity to your career, HOW Design Conference gives you the tools to become a better, more successful designer.The Dieline ConferenceAt The Dieline Conference, you?ll discover how to elevate your role as a package designer to become a trusted branding partner.In-House Management ConferenceLearn to build your creative team, inspire them to do their best work, and sell that work up the corporate ladder?all while making valuable connections with other in-house managers.Creative Freelancer Business ConferenceGet in-depth, concrete information on marketing and pricing, attracting and keeping new clients, managing your money, and making plans for long-term growth.And, new this year: HOW Leadership ConferenceHear big ideas about leadership from major thinkers from a wide variety of industries so that you can move yourself and your organization to the next level.
HOW Design Live features face-to-face contact with a wide range of graphic designers, creative freelancers, in-house design managers and packaging designers.