Creative Works Announces Lineup for Creative Work5 Conference 2018

May 1st, 2018

In its 5th year, Creative Works Conference is here to help you break through the barriers that keep you from becoming who you are meant to be.

Downtown's premier creative conference returns to Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education from October 4-6, 2018. Tickets go on sale May 1, and they won’t last long. Register today for your conference pass, and don’t forget to grab a spot in the workshops on Friday and Saturday too. Early Bird sale ends June 30. Click here to register.

"Creatives are driven by the desire to make things better. Our work has the power to illuminate, educate, evoke emotion, affect change, and improve the lives of those around us." - Creative Works Memphis

Speakers and Workshop Leaders

Creative Works has lined up some of the best and brightest creative minds for this year’s conference, and we’re incredibly excited to bring these beautiful people to Memphis. Be there as they share their stories of success and failure, lessons learned, and practical tips for sharpening your craft.

Click here to view the full lineup

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Hands-On Sessions

This year also brings an expanded selection of workshops, with 10 hands-on sessions led by top creatives from around the country on topics including illustration, lettering, storytelling, web design, business and more. Workshops are open only to conference attendees and are limited in attendance.

Friday Workshops: 

  • Learn to Letter
  • Making it Matter: A Brand Foundation Workshop
  • Icon Workshop
  • Working with Non-Profits
  • Put it in the URL

Saturday Workshops:

  • The Secret of Masterful Storytelling
  • The Vector Machine: A Path to Better Beziers
  • Strategies for Client Presentation
  • Run Studio Run: How to Manage and Grow a Small Creative Studio
  • Mobile Workflow

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Marketplace: Brands and Vendors

The Creative Works Market is back with goods from designers, makers, manufacturers, and brands from all over the country. Add plenty of local vendors to the mix, and you've got more apparel, prints, pins, and goodies than you can handle. Open to the public on Friday and Saturday of the Conference.

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