Live Events Feel Retro? Design Influencers Conference Is All In!

Retro Design Influencers

It has been a long dark winter for live events since March 2020; an extended period that has some of us thinking that live events feel retro.  But, the sky is clearing and the Design Influencers Conference (DIC) is going all in this March in Atlanta.  After a surprisingly wonderful series of online DIConnect events…

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Design Influencers Raved; Finalizing Second DIConnect

DIConnect Opening Presentation

Design influencers raved while hundreds of delegates logged on for several hours of DIConnect programming over three days in early March 2021.  Exactly one year from the close of the last in-person Design Influencers Conference in San Francisco, Esteem Media opened up the first of three broadcasts for influencer marketing presentations, influencer recruitment, networking, and…

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DIConnect is Here!

DIConnect Something New

We are less that two weeks away from the first of three broadcasts and networking opportunities for Design Influencers and brands. On March 1 at 1:45pm the luxury design industry’s influencer marketing, creator, and social media community will have the chance to connect, get timely information on the pandemic’s lasting impact on building influence for…

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Design Influencers Conference Pandemic-Life-Raft

Design Influencers Connect

Two years is just too long in between Design Influencers Conferences.  The changing design influencer and digital brand building playbook evolved too quickly this year.  Now is the time for new connections, time sensitive skill acquisition, and tactical updates for meaningful business outcomes that thousands of design professionals have come to rely on from the…

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2021 Atlanta Design Influencers Conference Canceled, BUT….

While our design community continues to provide us with heartwarming encouragement to produce Design Influencers Conference (DIC) 2021, we are saddened to announce our decision to cancel the February Atlanta conference; now rescheduled for the same time frame in 2022. We have zero-tolerance right now for putting our community near conference venues or harm’s way.…

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Top Ten Questions Design Influencer Conference Attendees Ask

Insatagram Influencer Levels

“Is the March 2020 San Francisco Design Influencers Conference programmed  for design influencers and brands actively involved in Influencer Marketing programs?” The answer is YES & NO! The defining and more relevant questions brands and attendees are asking themselves while signing up for the Design Influencers Conference now are: Top Ten Influencer Marketing Questions What…

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Influencer Marketing for Brands

There are enough influencer marketing platforms for brands to become overwhelmed figuring out where to turn to build influencer networks and programs. While influencers invest years of hard work creating and sharing online content, conducting offline networking, and generally building their overall influence with incessant elbow grease, brands often decide overnight when they are ready to…

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DBC Is The Design Influencers Conference

DBC The Design Influencers Conference

The Design Bloggers Conference, often referred to by its familiar DBC acronym, launched as a digital content marketing conference for the design industry in Los Angeles in 2011.  The event was created so design bloggers, the main online design influencers at the time, could meet up to enhance their personal brand building skills while participating…

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Kevin O’Gara Lamps Plus DBC Scholarship WINNER

I’m Kevin O’Gara, founder and editor of the design blog Thou Swell. I’m based out of Atlanta, GA, but am currently in school at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. When I was 15 I created Thou Swell, named after the famous jazz standard and inspired by the song’s spirit and nostalgia. In just over five…

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