2019 Conference Experience in Austin, June 6 through 8
Get your portfolio reviewed by leaders in the SEGD industry
2019 Young Designers Summit

Did you realize that 47% of our SEGD membership are millennials?! That makes you, if you’re a young designer between 18 and 34 years old, a critical part of our organization!

So this is for you!

Archetype signage and event
Archetype Welcome Party

Back by popular demand, don't miss this year's Austin Conference kick-off party on June 5!!

NEXPO Show Floor

The difference between a good project and a great one is having the right partners on your team!
NEXPO is the day-long industry supplier and maker exhibition.

A tour group stands in front of the Walker sculpture in 2018.

From public space to transformative architecture, tours led by local SEGD members will showcase the offerings that make Austin an eclectic city for design thinking, architecture artistry and innovation!

Speakers at the 2018 SEGD Academic Summit
2019 Academic Summit

If you are a design academic, student, researcher and/or practitioner of the EGD field, the 2019 SEGD Academic Summit is the prequel you won't want miss!

2019 SEGD Fellow is Paula Scher of Pentagram
2019 Fellow and Achievement Awards

The SEGD Achievement and Fellow Awards are SEGD’s annual Hall of Fame.

June 6-8, 2019

2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin

Reboot, recharge and reconnect at the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin.

This annual gathering is the only conference specifically created for the experiential graphic design community. The three-day event will focus on inspiration and education, with a combination of hands-on workshops, design tours, summits, networking socials, thought leadership sessions and the NEXPO show floor.

The 2019 Conference Chairs are Leslie Wolke, MapWell Studio and Grady Brown, Ramsay Signs/Heath Northwest.

SEGD has reserved a block of rooms at the Fairmont Austin for US$259 plus tax and fees per night. This rate is in effect through May 7, 2019; after that date, unsold rooms will be released. Rooms fill up quickly, so confirm your reservation soon. Reserve with code “SEGD” by calling 888-240-7773 or the online link can be found at https://book.passkey.com/go/SEGDConference.

2019 Conference Experience Austin At A Glance Agenda
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Herman Dyal
Herman Dyal
Marty Butler, Founder of the Butler Bros in Austin Texas
Marty Butler
Kris Helmick
Kris Helmick
Lemke Meijer
Lemke Meijer
Susanne Harrington
Susanne Harrington
Lacey Engelke is a Workplace Designer & Strategist with Adobe in San Francisco
Lacey Engelke
Meriah Garrett, Chief Design  Officer, USAA, Austin Texas
Meriah Garrett
Kate Canales is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer and Chair of the Department of Design in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Kate Canales
Curtis Roberts
Leslie Wolke headshot
Leslie Wolke
Lucia Athens, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Austin, City Manager's Office
Lucia Athens
Hannah Anderson is the Construction Administration Lead at Kolar Design in Cincinnati
Hannah Anderson
Greg Giordano, Sensory Interactive
Greg Giordano
Susan Lambe, Art in Public Places Program Manager, City of Austin, Austin, Texas.
Susan Lambe
Bryan Meszaros, Founder of OpenEye Global (OEG), New York
Bryan Meszaros
Wayne McCutcheon, Entro
Wayne McCutcheon
Larry Speck, Professor at University of Texas at Austin and Principal at Page Southerland Page
Larry Speck
Greg Teffertiller, Vice President of Marketing at Image Manufacturing Group (IMG) in Atlanta.
Greg Teffertiller
Annelle Stotz
Annelle Stotz
Headshot of Paula Scher
Paula Scher
Evan Voyles, Neon Jungle, Austin Texas
Evan Voyles
Kathy Fry, Mayer/Reed, 2021 SEGD Vice President
Kathy Fry
Jana McCann, Partner McCann Adams Studio, Austin, Texas
Jana McCann
Keith Helmetag
Keith Helmetag
Ken Ethridge
Ken Ethridge
Chris Calori, Calori and Vanden Eynden, New York, SEGD 2007 SEGD Fellow
Chris Calori
George-Lim SEGD Denver Chapter Chair, Tangram
George Lim
Al Ross, Visionary Entrepreneur, Al Ross Group, Houston, Texas
Al Ross
Dan Rossborough is Director of Strategic Projects at Nanolumens in Atlanta
Dan Rossborough
Lucy Pereira, National Sales Manager, APCO, Atlanta
Lucy Pereira
Maija Kreishman is a Partner at Micheal Hsu Office of Architecture in Austin, Texas
Maija Kreishman
Wendy Colonna is a Singer Songwriter in Austin Texas
Wendy Colonna
Mike McCarthy, Design Communications LTD
Mike McCarthy
DJ Stout, Pentagram
DJ Stout
Erin Hauber is a Product design leader building design and innovation capabilities in enterprise for USAA
Erin Hauber
Lisa Woods, Creative Director, Argo Design, Austin Texas
Lisa Woods
Grady Brown
Grady Brown
Jennifer Chenoweth, fisterra, Austin Texas.
Jennifer Chenoweth
A rid of eight images from the 2019 Global Design Awards Winners

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards—Honoring Excellence in Experiential Graphic Design That Connects People to Place

2019 SEGD GLOBAL DESIGN AWARDS: Celebrating Design that Connects People to Place

WASHINGTON— Winning projects in the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awardswere announced on June 8 at the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin.

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Austin Here We Come!—2019 SEGD Conference Experience

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Live music, barbecue and bats. What more could you ask for in an SEGD Conference host city??

There's so much to see and do at the Conference, but there's no shortage of adventure outside the walls of the Fairmont hotel, in the vibrant City of Austin. Here are just five things you won't want to miss between all the sessions, workshops and receptions of the 2019 SEGD Austin Conference Experience.

Leslie Wolke and Grady Brown take on the SEGD Austin Conference Experience!

Sessions and Tours and Awards, Oh my!

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In two weeks, you might find yourself on a journey of epic proportions, following the yellow brick road that leads to Austin, Texas—a place where, once you arrive, you just know, you're not in Kansas anymore. But the fun has only just begun!
We've asked our SEGD Austin Chapter Chairs, Leslie Wolke and Grady Brown, to let us know what we can expect out of this year's Austin Conference Experience.

Meet Your Makers — 2019 SEGD Austin Conference Experience Jun 6 - 8

Meet Your Makers at the 2019 SEGD Conference

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Looking for new fabricators to help bring your ideas into reality? Whether you’re looking for collaboration, information or inspiration, NEXPO is the place for you. The day-long event will bring together vendors, fabricators, clients and design professionals at the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin.

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Fancy Meeting You Here—How to Approach the Austin Conference Experience

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In less than a month, you’ll join hundreds of professionals at the largest event designed especially for experiential graphic designers.
Whether you’re a student, a young designer, new to SEGD or new to the conference experience, we’ve put together this handy list to help you make the most of the event. (And have fun while you're at it!)

Save When You Register a Group for the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin

10 Things You Can Do with the Money You Save with the Group Discount

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We are a month out from the can't-miss event of the Summer, the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience in Austin, and while some people took advantage of the early bird pricing that ran through yesterday, some of us are still waiting in the wings for the "all clear" from our bosses to book flights and register for take-off. To speed up the process, bring the latest deal to your boss to save money for what really matters in Austin.

Meet the awesome speakers for the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin!

Meet your 2019 Austin Conference Headliners!

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Meet all of the speakers for this year’s annual Conference Experience in Austin, and bookmark the sessions you won’t want to miss.

Dear Boss: Here's why you should send me to the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin

Dear Boss—Send Me to the 2019 SEGD Conference Experience in Austin

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Does your boss need some persuading to sign off on your trip to Austin for the 2019 SEGD Conference, June 6–8? We've got you covered. Here’s a letter chock-full of ROI to get you there.

The SEGD Conference is Coming to Austin (image: Austin, Texas skyline)

The SEGD Conference is Coming to Austin

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WASHINGTON—The 2019 SEGD Conference Experience Austin is poised to bring three inspirational days of experiential graphic design programming to the local and international community in the "Lone Star State" June 6–8.

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For more information about Friends of SEGD, Industry Partners Program or event sponsorship, contact: Kathleen Turner | [email protected] | 703.657.9171

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