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Speakers & INSTRUCTORS

We’ve lined up some of the best and brightest creative minds for this year’s conference, and we’re incredibly excited to bring these beautiful people to Memphis. Be there as they share their stories of success and failure, lessons learned, and practical tips for sharpening your craft.


 
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David Carson

Graphic Designer

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Lisa Congdon

Artist, Illustrator, Hand Letterer & Author

Ty Mattson

Principal, Creative Director at Mattson Creative

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Mina Markham

Senior Engineer at Slack

Adé Hogue

Art Director, Designer & Letterer

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Tina Essmaker

Coach, Writer & Speaker

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Adam Garcia

Artist, Designer & Creative Director

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Maggie Enterrios

Illustrator

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Ignacio Osorio &
Sarah-Grace Mankarious

CNN Digital

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Dan Janssen

Lincoln Design Co.

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Alicja Colon

Paper Illustrator & Photographer

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Rogie King

Senior Product Designer at Dribbble

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Christen Carter

Busy Beaver Button Co.

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Amélie Lamont

Designer, Writer & Speaker

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Thomas Wimberly

Graphic Designer at Studio Number One

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Indhira Rojas

Founder & Creative Director at Anxy Magazine

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Ayana Campbell Smith

Creative Director at Envy Labs

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Becky Simpson

Designer & Illustrator

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Scotty Russell

Illustrator & Podcaster

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Tyler Deeb

Owner/Operator at Misc. Goods Co.

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Kyle Key

CEO at Keymaster Games

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Michael Carpenter

Founder, Creative Director at Loaded For Bear

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Kayla Fritz & Hannah Epelbaum

Partners at Good Snake

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Josh Horton

Founder, Creative Works

MARKET

Brands & Vendors

The Creative Works Market is back with goods from 36 designers, makers, manufacturers, and brands from all over the country. Add plenty of local vendors to the mix, and you've got more apparel, prints, pins, and goodies than you can handle. Open to the public Friday & Saturday (Oct. 4 & 5) from 10a - 6pm.


 
 
 

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

THANK YOU

We'd be crazy to try to pull something like this off by ourselves. Luckily, we have the help, love, and support of some incredible companies, groups, and organizations. A huge thank you goes out to everyone below for believing in this conference. Click around, and show them some love, too. Interested in supporting Creative Works? Drop us a note.


 

Location

DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS

The heart of Memphis serves as the backdrop for Creative Works Conference. Experience the rich culture and deep history of a city that prides itself on authenticity. Venue, hotels, and afterparties are all walkable, so save your rental car money.

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VENUE

Halloran Centre
225 South Main Street
Downtown Memphis, TN 38103

CONFERENCE HOTEL

Courtyard Marriot (Downtown)
75 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

Group Rate: $139/night

SCHEDULE

OCTOBER 3 - 5

Join world-class creatives for three days of full-hearted talks, practical workshops, and too-fun afterparties. Our schedule is designed with no overlapping main stage talks, so you get to see everything. And it all goes down in Downtown Memphis. Register today.


 

THURSDAY

11:00a REGISTRATION

12:00p - 1:00p LUNCH BREAK

FOOD TRUCKS AT COURT SQUARE

1:00p - 2:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

2:45p - 3:00p BREAK

3:00p - 5:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

5:45p - 6:00p BREAK

6:00p KEYNOTE

7:30p AFTER PARTY

DINNER PROVIDED

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FRIDAY

9:00a - 12:00p WORKSHOPS

12:00p - 1:00p LUNCH BREAK

FOOD TRUCKS ON SITE

1:00p - 2:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

2:45p - 3:00p BREAK

3:00p - 5:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

5:45p - 6:00p BREAK

6:00p KEYNOTE

7:30p AFTER PARTY

DINNER PROVIDED

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SATURDAY

9:00a - 12:00p WORKSHOPS

12:00p - 1:00p LUNCH BREAK

FOOD TRUCKS ON SITE

1:00p - 2:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

2:45p - 3:00p BREAK

3:00p - 5:45p MAIN STAGE TALKS

5:45p - 6:00p BREAK

6:00p KEYNOTE

7:30p AFTER PARTY

DINNER PROVIDED

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WE'RE JUST GETTING STARTED.

Creative Works is more than a conference. We’re a diverse community of creatives that believe our work matters and change is possible. Join us this October in Memphis for 3 transformative days of connection, inspiration and growth.