Join This Incredible Gathering of Creative Pros!
Meet & Mingle with Designers from Around the World
The six days of HOW Design Live are jam-packed with networking opportunities, and it’s important—to both your creativity and your career—that you take advantage of them.
Whatever your networking style, you’ll find plenty of both formal and informal opportunities to connect with your peers. And if the thought of networking sends chills down your spine, don’t worry. We’ve crafted special networking opportunities to help you come out of your shell and make the most of this time with your peers. Click here to find out who will be attending HOW Design Live (includes attendees who opted in to this listing).
Take a look at the networking opportunities listed below to get you started, but remember that every time you find yourself in conversation with a speaker or another attendee, you’re networking. So don’t undervalue those casual conversations at breakfast, between sessions or in the elevator!
NEW - Explore The Stock Photography Expo
Friday, June 24 8:30AM – 6:00PM
HOW has gathered many leading stock photography sources together in one place to help you easily explore your options. On Friday, June 24, stock photography companies large and small will be on hand near the HOW Conference registration desk at the Stock Photography Expo to answer your questions, provide information and demo their collections.
Wednesday, June 22
Thursday, June 23
Creative Freelancer Conference Happy Hour
Friday, June 24
Creative Freelancer Conference Breakfast Roundtables
Networking Lunch (additional fee)
HOW Design Live Networking Kickoff
The HOW Design Live Opening Reception
Saturday, June 25
Lunch with a HOW Conference Speaker (additional fee)
Lunch with an InHOWse Managers Conference Speaker (additional fee)
Resource Center Happy Hour
InHOWse Managers Conference Happy Hour
Sunday, June 26
HOW Design Live Sunday Night Reception
9:00pm – 11:30pm
Don’t miss out on the last official networking opportunity of HOW Design Live, sponsored by Neenah Paper. Along with drinks, snacks and live music, you’ll get to enjoy the company of creatives from across the country. Have fun with the folks you’ve already met, but be sure to make some new friends—the people you have fun with on Sunday night are the same people who’ll help you with design problems and creative brainstorming down the road.