SPD-U Fall Speaker Event: CREATIVE SYNERGY 10/22 @ 7pm

SPD-U Fall Speaker Event: CREATIVE SYNERGY 10/22 @ 7pm
Ever wonder how magazines come up with all the awesome ideas you see in them? Whether it's typography, illustration, photographs or infographics, magazine pros are always collaborating and drawing inspiration from everything and each other in order to create such magic.

Join us for a lively conversation (sponsored by our generous hosts Wix.com) with pros from all types of magazines and design firms (including Wired, Martha Stewart Living, Fortune, O the Oprah Magazine, Rodale, and Pleasure to name a few) ... these art directors, illustrators, photo directors, editors and stylists will share the tricks and tactics they use and you'll walk away with some great ideas on how to come up with your own amazing work. 

Click through for all the details and how to register...

Panelists include (subject to change):
Frances Bailey, Freelance Style Editor /Producer 
Kevin Brainard, Creative Director, designer, educator, and the Principal of Pleasure
Cybele Grandjean, Partner at Ligature
R. Kikuo Johnson, Illustrator/Cartoonist
Tim Leong, Design Director at Fortune Magazine
Ann de Saussure Davidson, Photography Director at Rodales.com

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Doors will open at 6:30 and the event will end between 8:30 and 9:00.

235 West 23rd Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10011
A HUGE thanks to our sponsor Wix.com for hosting us at the Wix Lounge, a super-cool FREE co-working space. Wix.com offers cutting-edge web technology that enables users to design, manage and host free websites without having to learn to design or code. Learn more about them below.

• FREE for SPD Student Members! If you're a current SPD Student Member, reserve your spot using the link here by 3pm on Tuesday 10/22:

• $15 General Admission and SPD Professional Members Purchase your ticket below by 3pm on Tuesday 10/22. (After 3pm, tickets will be sold at the door, but only sold by credit card ... no cash purchases, sorry for the inconvenience.)

• Not a member? Join SPD as a Student Member now and then admission to this event is FREE! Plus free or discounted future events for a year, a copy of our SPD Annual, 3 free entries in our Student Design Competition, and lots, lots more! Membership fees for students attending schools in the Tri-State Area (includes NY, NJ and CT) are $50, and for those outside of the area, it's $40. Considering the SPD Annual alone costs about $60 and each Student Competition Entry is $10, this is an awesome deal! (Let's not forget how good it'll look on your resume.)

Current SPD Student Members sign up for Free using the link above
All others can sign up now using the form below! 

Online registration ends at 3pm. After that, tickets can be purchased at the door using a credit card only (sorry, no cash exchanges).

If you have questions about the event or want to submit questions or topics for the panelists to discuss, send 'em to us at spdstudentoutreach@gmail.com

Wix.com enables everyone to design, publish and host stunning HTML5 websites. No coding, no previous design skills, just log in to Wix and start creating with our easy drag-and-drop website builder! In that spirit of encouraging creativity and enabling entrepreneurship, in 2010 Wix founded the NYC Wix Lounge. The Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working, event and exhibit space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive work day, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. The Wix Lounge provides free support to New York-ers, giving them the tools and tips for successfully launching and managing their businesses' online presence. To learn more, please visit http://www.wix.com.
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