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Come join us at Spye Experience for a fun tech happy-hour!

Casual tech tours of the latest & greatest, beverages & appetizers will be provided.

Planar will be giving away an awesome 4k desktop monitor, so be sure to be there!

See you soon!

Weds. April 5th, 4-7 pm

Spye Experience

2740 31st Ave S

Minneapolis MN 55406

 

 

MSP SEGD Mia

The 2017 SEGD MSP Chapter is now ANEW!

Ticketing: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-segd-msp-a-new-year-a-new-chapter-chair-tickets-30865296934

Please join your Chapter Chair Adam Halverson and Co-Chairs, Jesse Yungner & Gretta Frye, including your fellow cohorts; as we have SO MUCH to celebrate, look forward to and recap! And what better place to come together, than at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts!

SEGD MSP will recap the year of 2016, our accomplishments and highlights! 

We'll also be having a going away party for our 6-year tenure SEGD MSP Chapter Chair, Adam Halverson

AND

A BIG welcome to a NEW SEGD MSP Chapter Chair! 

There will be catered hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, networking, arts of all kinds and a scavenger hunt like you’ve never experienced before! This private event will be held in the Villa Rosa Room. 

SEGD MSP encourages each invitee to bring 1 guest with you! Co-worker, spouse, friend or someone you think that could benefit from becoming a member of SEGD MSP. 

Let's make this a 2017 kick-off and a Chapter Chair send-off to remember! 

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts houses nearly 100,000 works, celebrating more than 6,000 years of artistic achievement. Guests can enjoy Rembrandts, van Goghs, and masterpieces from nearly every world culture and period of history. The museum is ranked among the top ten comprehensive U.S. art museums in the country. The MIA occupies a landmark building with views of the skyline and city parks, a mix of modern and traditional spaces, and proximity to one of the country’s most magnificent art collections.

This event is proudly sponsored by 3M and Gemini, Inc. 

FAQs

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

The entrance to the MIA and museum parking ramp are located on 3rd Avenue between 24th and 25th streets. The parking ramp is just South of the museum. Additional parking is located at the Northeast corner of 24th Street and 3rd Avenue intersection, and across from the 3rd Avenue ramp. For all lots, a 24-hour campus escort is available by calling security at 612-870-3003. A modest fee for parking enables MIA to maintain these important amenities for their patrons.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Event Coordinator Melissa Dodge via email at: [email protected]

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We would prefer that you and your guest bring your printed ticket to this private event to ensure your spot. We will have a guest list, but a printed ticket is the key! 

 

3M Innovation Tour

3M Innovation Tour

Wednesday, September 14th

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

3M Innovation Tour featuring the World of 3M Innovation Technology

Mini Tradeshow 

Catered Chef Luncheon

Prize Giveaways

 

This event takes place in Maplewood at the 3M Innovation center. 3M is one of SEGD MSPs biggest sponsors to date for our chapter and we are in for a real treat with this upcoming tour. The centerpiece of the 3M Innovation Center is the World of 3M Innovation. The World of 3M Innovation is comprised of interactive displays, films, presentations and stories that provide us with the opportunity to connect our customers to the depth and breadth of everything that 3M has to offer (e.g., business processes, technologies, products and global connectivity).

 

Not only will there be a tour of the Innovation Center itself, but there is also a mini-tradeshow with 6 different local companies participating and displaying their latest products (including 3M)! This is a very unique opportunity for SEGD MSP Members and those who are interested in becoming a part of the SEGD MSP Chapter.

 

BE SURE to RSVP with your YES to this catered event  as not only will the Innovation Center blow your mind, but there will be more prize giveaways, wonderful networking opportunities and your chance to see, hear, feel and interact with the technology that has changed the way we live today.  Sponsored by 3M

Enjoy great food and beverages while networking and seeing some great technology geared towards Digital XGD 
July 27, 4-7pm at Spye: 2740 31st Ave South Minneapolis

Register here for free!

Spye will be showcasing the latest in digital solutions with hands on tours of dynamic demos and facilitated discussions on design and technology topics tailored to experiential graphic design.

Featured technology will include the new LookThru Display – The transparent OLED is a breakthrough transparent display technology that displays dynamic or interactive information on a transparent surface glass. This revolutionary display allows users to view what is shown on a glass video screen while still being able to see through it. Designers can overlay text, digital images, and video content onto physical objects or scenes that sit behind the glass.

Also, the Ultra Fine-Pitch LED Display demo delivers a crisp, high contrast image using the highest quality black LEDs, black solder mask and MicroGrid Shader™, enabling the deepest level of black. Wide viewing angles deliver excellent off-axis uniformity while advanced calibration provides maximum full color and brightness uniformity across even the largest video walls with no visible seams.

Other demos will include the Mosaic video wall, the 2x2 4K video wall, projections and custom dynamic content.

Ask all your questions about the latest technologies and content. Project demos, case studies, and the Spye team will be on hand to show you how the future of experiential graphics is getting brighter!

Come to the event prepared to network with enough business cards to pass around and to include in a drawing for a new Planar 4K desk monitor!

Plenty of appetizers and drinks will be provided by our sponsor 3M!

 

Hello, Weekend!
To kick off your stay in Seattle like a local, you'll need three things: Coffee, Booze, and Good Vibes (maybe some flannel if you're your feeling fancy).

Come as you are (Nirvana pun intended) and hang out with your new found friends and old. No Seattle freeze here, folks. Keep it moving!

Light appetizers served and hosted bar until 8:00P

Location
Palace Ballroom
2100 5th Ave., 
Seattle, WA 98121

RSVP https://segdconf_chapterbash.eventbrite.com

THANK YOU to our event sponsors CREO Industrial Arts and Image Mill!

 

CHS Field Tour & St. Paul Saints Game!

Join us for the CHS Field Tour & Saints Game!

Monday, June 27th 2016

360 North Broadway Street

St Paul, MN 55101

 

CHS Field Tour – 4:40 p.m.

90-minute tour

Tom Whaley to speak on signage and wayfinding, tour to follow.

 

Saints game time: 7:05 p.m.

St. Paul Saints vs. Winnipeg Goldeyes

 

Additional ticket and pricing information to follow via EventBright.

 

Thanks & look forward to seeing you!

Gretta, Adam & Jesse

 

 

Thanks to everyone that came to Betty Danger's County Club on Crack for the 2016 SEGD Kick-0ff event!

We will be compiling all ideas and suggestions that were gathered, and try to incorporate as many of them as we can!

It was excellent to see so many familiar faces & new faces alike!

Special thanks to Brent Schoonover for sharing his project insight on creating the one-of-a-kind Betty Danger's logo.

We hope you bundled up and got to ride the ferris wheel, take some fun pics & make some new memories!

Thanks again for a successful event!

Adam, Jesse, Gretta & Conor

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 

4:00pm to 6:00pm

The 2016 SEGD year is upon us!

This event is open to EVERYONE

SEGD MSP Members - We especially NEED your presence!

Join your fellow SEGD Members as we kick-off a new, exciting and innovative 2016 year.

We encourage your participation in this event as we will be discussing your ideas for what would make this 2016 SEGD year a success. We experience more innovation and learning through collaboration. Everyone's goals may be different, but seeing other people's goals inspires us to pursue our own too! SEGD MSP wants to make the upcoming year beneficial to everyone. 

We will also welcome MCAD Alum Brent Schoonover, as he shares his concepts and designs seen throughout the iconic Betty Danger's Country Club in NE Minneapolis. Brent had the pleasure of designing the logo and signage for one of the most unique places in town!

While we're together and experiencing the environmental design and each others brilliance, how does free appetizers sound?! 

  • Collaboration with your fellow SEGD MSP Members

  • Brainstorm 2016 SEGD year

  • FREE appetizers

We'll see you there!

Presented by your:

Chapter Chairs

Adam Halverson
Serigraphics Sign Systems, Inc
President/CEO
T  763.277.7774  

Jesse Yungner
Visual Communications
Sr Experiential Graphic Designer
T  651.644.4494

Gretta Fry
Spye
Designer
T  612.318.6388

 

Digital XGD After Hours

Monday, July 13th at Spye from 4-7 pm

 

SEGD Xplores Dynamic Content Strategy & Technology Integration

As part of their ongoing commitment to being the custom design and technology integration resource, Spye has pulled together an all-star lineup of digital solutions that you would normally only see in one place at a tradeshow.

The SEGD event will include a guided, hands on tour of dynamic demos and facilitated discussions on design and technology topics tailored to experiential graphic design along with professional networking, food and drinks.

Experience technology on display:

Planar 84in. Ultra 4K display
Planar 2x2 4K video wall
Planar Mosaic Array display system
Rear and front projection displays
Interactive multi-touch displays
Digital signage
kinetic interactive experience
BYOD (bring your own device)
Check back for new additions!

Featured discussions:

Project Life-cycle: A technology integration how-to from start to finish
Custom Content Creation & Management Case Studies
Designing Media Walls: Best Practices

SEGD Digital XGD After Hours at Spye
2740 31st Ave S    Minneapolis, MN
RSVP online here!

 

Digital XGD After Hours

Monday, July 13th at Spye from 4-7 pm

 

SEGD Xplores Dynamic Content Strategy & Technology Integration

As part of their ongoing commitment to being the custom design and technology integration resource, Spye has pulled together an all-star lineup of digital solutions that you would normally only see in one place at a tradeshow.

The SEGD event will include a guided, hands on tour of dynamic demos and facilitated discussions on design and technology topics tailored to experiential graphic design along with professional networking, food and drinks.

Experience technology on display:

Planar 84in. Ultra 4K display
Planar 2x2 4K video wall
Planar Mosaic Array display system
Rear and front projection displays
Interactive multi-touch displays
Digital signage
kinetic interactive experience
BYOD (bring your own device)
Check back for new additions!

Featured discussions:

Project Life-cycle: A technology integration how-to from start to finish
Custom Content Creation & Management Case Studies
Designing Media Walls: Best Practices

SEGD Digital XGD After Hours at Spye
2740 31st Ave S    Minneapolis, MN
RSVP online here!

 

 

 

The B.F.F. Social!

Beer, Fonts & Friends!

@ Surly Brewery, 520 Malcolm Ave SE, Mpls MN 55414

 

Event sponsored by Sign & Letter creators Gemini, with Surly Brewery Tour by HGA Architects.

Featuring discussion w/ renowned font creator & designer, Chank Diesel!

Chank creates new custom fonts to help build great brands and identities. Chank Fonts are sold through great distributors like MyFonts, Fonts.com, Typeset and Fontspring. Custom font projects are all managed and mainly produced by company founder Chank Diesel.

We create a number of new custom fonts for corporate clients every year. Clients happy with our custom font work include Ben & Jerry's, Target, Indian Motorcycle, Doctor Who, Cartoon Network, Electronic Arts, Scholastic Books, Simon & Schuster, Walt Disney and many more. Thank Co also offers custom font licensing for software and hardware manufacturers and app developers who require fonts to enhance the appeal and functionality of their digital products.

 

SEGD Minneapolis Chapter Event

 

Bridging the Gap Between Craftsmanship and Technologies in Signage

Dranks and hors d'oeuvres are included yo

Date:   December 17th from 3:00pm-6:00pm

211 N 1st St. #240

Minneapolis, MN  55401

Hosted by Adam Halverson MN Chair & Jesse Yungner Co-Chair

Sponsored by Restore Collaborative & Evonik Industries

Limited Capacity #50 so reserve your space on Eventbrite Now!

A successful MSP Chapter event took place with the Saint Paul Saints & Owner Tom Whaley.

This was our biggest event to-date with over 55+ in attendance!

Tom Whaley, Owner/Executive Vice-President St. Paul Saints Baseball Club, spoke on the design of the new Lowertown Ballpark; the overall feel and fan experience; signage & wayfinding, and how the new ballpark will benefit the surrounding neighborhood in the Lowertown Historical District. 

Minneapolis Chapter Event, St. Paul Saints game!

SEGD MSP Event: St. Paul Saints Baseball Stadium Event 

6:00pm-7:00pm  Pre-game picnic at the Midway Stadium's tailgating-Meet at location D

6:30pm-7:00pm  We will meet with TOM WHALEY, Owner/Executive Vice-President St. Paul Saints Baseball Club, to learn about the design of the new ballpark; the overall feel and fan experience; and how the stadium will blend into the community such as signage and tree locations. He will talk on the modern – upscale look, feel, and benefits to the surrounding neighborhood in the Lowertown Historical District. 

7:05pm-9:00pm Followed by a game at 7:05pm (The St. Paul Saints vs. the Sioux Falls Canaries)

Ticket includes: 1 Standard Meal at the Midway location D and a Left Field Reserved Game Seat

Food includes: Pulled Chicken Sandwich, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Chips, & Soda/ Water

Beer available:  $1.00 Dollar Beer Nite!

Cost per ticket:  $26.00 each plus small online fee (SEGD Non-Members are welcome to attend at the SEGD-Member rates) 

 

 PLEASE RSVP on the Eventbrite site

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/segd-spring-stadium-event-tickets-1098183797...

Reservations and Ticket purchases must be ordered in advance by April 27th. No last minute add-ons will be available. 

This event is contingent on a minimum of 35 people. (Tickets and fees will be refunded if there are less than 35 attendees). Otherwise no refunds on your reservation.

Tickets are transferrable.

Friends and Family are welcome! 

Please print tickets and bring to the game.

Dress casually for comfort.

MCAD, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

What is EGD?

What is SEGD and how can I get involved?

Adam Halverson & Jesse Yungner ('01 MCAD grad) will give a brief introduction on SEGD to the design students of MCAD (Minneapolis College of Art & Design).

* This presentation is for students only

The Minneapolis Chapter Chairs, Adam Halverson and Jesse Yungner would like to help students eager to land a job in a creative field to know that Environmental Graphics exists and is an exciting and growing community. They are planning an educational presentation to MCAD in Feb 2014 with potential scholarship available to potential students.

Contact Adam or Jesse for more information or to get involved.