POGO 2015 Student Conference

Over the course of two days, this event provides an unparalleled opportunity for design students, graduates and design newcomers to learn, connect, guide and inspire creative thinking.

POGO CONFERENCE

Over the course of two days, this event provides an unparalleled opportunity for design students, graduates and design newcomers to learn, connect, guide and inspire creative thinking. Developed to maximize the learning for people with this level of experience, the conference includes studio tours and creative workshops. It’s also a great opportunity to learn and network!

STUDIO TOURS

Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Mobify
Mobify is a mobile shopping platform used by leading companies to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in mobile revenue every year. Mobify will show tour attendees the design team's role in an online, product focused studio.
Mobify helps global retailers and brands deliver exceptional mobile shopping experiences. At Mobify, we believe that great shopping experiences are the result of a customer-centric approach paired with rigorous quality standards – and the best possible technology to power and amplify the two.
mobify.com

Letterbox 
A leading graphic and environmental design boutique since 1981. Letterbox delivers authentic visual marketing solutions and are adept at expanding a core brand into advertising, web, print brochure and all collateral communications. 
Our major services and capabilities include: Brand Identity Design and Brand Standards, Naming and Positioning, Corporate and Print Communications, Advertising Campaigns, Packaging and Structure, Environmental Graphics and Interpretive Spaces, Complete Signage Systems, and Interactive Design and Marketing.
letterboxdesign.com

Ion Brand Design
Ion is an award-winning design studio, operating in Vancouver for over 25 years. In the last year, Ion has proven themselves to be leaders in the place branding specialization, taking on clients such as Metro Vancouver, Creative BC, and Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools. 
We build authentic brands that transport cities, communities and destinations toward their full potential. 
iondesign.ca

Metropolitan Fine Printers
MET Fine Printers are a long standing GDCBC support partner as well as one of the finest custom printers in Vancouver. MET takes on clients from across North America, always delivering the highest quality product in brochures, packaging, business papers, posters and books. 
We appreciate the powerful emotional and marketing abilities of print, but we also know that print alone is not always the answer. We apply our innovative approach to producing beautiful work across an infinite array of mediums to deliver your integrated marketing solution.
metprinters.com

Limited to 20 Participants

$25 GDC members
$35 Non members

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Vancouver Film School, 151 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, Room #117

WORKSHOP 1
How to create an effective personal identity


WORKSHOP 2
How to develop a portfolio for job hunting success

Limited to a maximum of 50 participants.

$15 GDC members
$25 Non-members


SCHEDULE

Friday, Feb 13, 2015
Studio Tours:

​1:00 - 1:30 Registration 
2:00 - 4:00 Studio Tours
4:00 - 4:30 Tour of MET Fine Printers
5:00 Return to meeting spot

Saturday Feb 14, 2014
9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 12:30 Workshops 

Educator Round Table - FREE - 10:00 am - noon
 

Register Here

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