Top 10 Career-Changing HOW Design Live Sessions

HOW Design Live inspires creativity, emboldens thinking, changes careers. No matter where you work, no matter where you are in your design career, no matter your experience — you’ll find sessions at HOW Design Live that will truly rock your world. Don’t take our word for it; here’s what one attendee from last year had to say about the event:

“HOW Design Live offers both the creative inspiration to rekindle your passion for your work plus the tactical, take-home information you need to achieve and advance in your career.” — Amy Olson, SuttleStraus

Even better: Register this week for our very best pricing of the year. Save up to $440 on your HOW Design Live package by midnight Friday.


At HOW Design Live, you can choose the sessions most relevant to you to create your own conference experience.

Top 10 Career-Changing HOW Design Live Sessions

HOW Connection with Stefan Mumaw — Start the conference off right with Mumaw’s fun and interactive gathering where you’ll connect with hundreds of fellow attendees and start forming meaningful bonds with other designers.

How to Build Your Personal Brand on the Job with Terri Trespicio — Part of the Creative Entrepreneur Program, this session will help you identify your strengths, define your contribution and benefit both your employer and your career

$100K of Free Branding Advice in Just 3 Words with Ken Carbone — This veteran designer and master of branding shares with you the same advice he charges clients big bucks for. Your clients will bow to your expertise. That’s worth the price of admission.

UX Roles and What it Means for You with Patrick McNeil — If your work increasingly calls for you to develop user experiences (online or mobile) or to work with UX partners, then you need to understand how UX and design intersect. McNeil is a subject-matter expert, so you’ll be learning from the best.

The Things That Made You Weird as a Kid Make You Great Today with James Victore — Celebrate the talents, the curiosity, the artistry that make designers unique in the world — in the company of people who truly get what you do.

Winning a Seat at the Table — Part of the Branding & Packaging Program, this session is essential for in-house designers who want to increase their impact on their organizations. Hear from a heavy-hitting panel of design leaders from Kraft Foods, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Nestle and Nielsen.

From the United Nations to Every Single Person on the Planet with Ziad Al-Kadri — How incredible to get an inside look at the design team for the U.N. Learn how this massive organization communicates its message around the globe.

Seek, Hustle and Create with Von Glitschka — This favorite HOW speaker returns with a session focused on how to pursue and land the projects you really want. Learn how to identify high-potential leads that turn into paying gigs.

Managing People: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly — A panel of in-house design leaders (Andy Epstein, Tim Cox and Ed Roberts) offers practical advice for first-time, would-be or frustrated team leaders. If you manage people, this is a must.

Why Beauty Matters with Stefan Sagmeister — This closing keynote will close out your HOW Design Live experience on just the right note. Sagmeister will convince you that making things beautiful is worth your creative energy.

Inspiration to rekindle your passion. Information to advance your career. You’ll find it all at HOW Design Live. Register this week to save $300 on your Big Ticket — it’s our best pricing of the year on our best HOW package.