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Everyone Knows Your Name at HOW Design Live

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Once HOW Design Live gets started, the scale of the event become apparent. I don’t think it’s possible for two people to have the same experience with so many speakers to choose from, and let’s not forget about the giveaways…

Yesterday I posted Justin Ahrens signing posters at the Neenah Paper booth from 8-9am. These signings went on all day – I mean until 4pm – when the final limited-edition posters were being signed by Eli Epstein (above) from Union Press.

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This year, HOW Design Live is split into five different conferences that attendees mix and match as they want. For some reason, even though I can count the packages I have designed in my career on one hand, I am always drawn to at least one DieLine Conference session. I think I may just love hearing people who specialize so much, and are so passionate about something, speak. Above is Matthew Clark of Subplot Design, Inc.

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The Creative Freelancer Business Conference is what brings in the most dedicated conference attendees. Nobody else seems to cater to the freelancer like HOW does – and it shows when you speak to anyone attending these sessions.

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Bill Gardner of LogoLounge gives his annual Logo Trends Report. I remember hearing him talk about LogoLounge a decade or so ago in Omaha – but it took years before I actually signed up for an account. I should’t have waited, it’s a great site and resource. I’m glad I finally signed up.

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Everyone knows your name in Boston! Cheers! Plus, no conference is complete without meeting new friends, right?

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    Matthew p said:

    Have one for me! A great time, that is.

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