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#HOWDesignLive2022 Recap: Top Moments From Boston

HOW Design Live is all about connections and this year’s conference in Boston didn’t disappoint. With over 900+ creative leaders, designers, marketers, influencers, and business owners, HOW Design Live 2022 is officially in the books.

We asked Amy Conover HOW Design Live’s Show Director what she thought and here is what she had to say. “Joy.  If I had to sum up HOW Design Live 2022 in one word, it would be joy. Seeing our community come together again to hear our speakers bring motivating, inspiring and educational sessions from start to finish and to connect again in person with each other and our sponsors and partners in the exhibit hall was incredibly fulfilling. I hope you felt supported, encouraged, included, motivated and…joy! It was so great to see everyone and feel that strong sense of our HOW community. Thank you for believing in us and supporting us and joining us. I will see you in Nashville…. Music City here we come!”

HOW Design Live was filled with exclusive events like HOW Connection, Networking Happy Hour, Speed Coaching, HOW Table Talks, Dieline & Print Awards, Book Signings, Closing Party, and so much more. Attendees also had access to the exhibit hall and 60+ sessions led by some of the the brightest minds in the creative world. Here are some of our favorite snaps from the event:

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#HOWDesignLive2022 Attendees Spread the Love on Instagram

Attendees were eager to spread the excitement to their social circles. Using the hashtag #HOWDesignLive and/or HOWDesignLive2022, they shared their favorite experience while at the conference. Here are some highlights:

Amazing Keynotes From the Main Stage

We had some amazing #HOWDesignLive2022 Main Stage keynote speakers that represent some of the best creative minds in the world.

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Interactive Experiences & Innovation in the HOW Exhibit Hall

The #HOWDesignLive2022 show floor activations included, Journaling Wall by Tim Lum,  Maker Space, Sponsored by Hallmark, Johnny Cupcakes Pop-up Shop, Dell Innovation Zone, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile® and countless other innovative products and services from our exhibitors. We can’t forget about HOW Design Live’s official creative business with a social mission-driven partner Artists for Humanity (AFH). AFH delivers fantastic work to a vast array of clients through mentorship and employment of Boston teen artists and designers from under-resourced and frequently underestimated neighborhoods.

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Favorite Quotes You Posted on Social Media

“Work is a contract. I don’t have to be grateful for you to pay me for the work I did.”  – Ashley C. Ford

“When I ditch [being] the “person I know you’ll like” things go better for me, because that’s what happens when you know who you are.” – Roxane Gay

“Great teams care about the people, they care about each other, and as a result, they get great results.” – Stephen Gates

“Truth creates clarity and allows you to make decisions.” – Justin Ahrens

“Use every paycheck you get as a chance to become less dependent on the next one. Save, invest so you can build freedom for yourself over time.” – Jennifer Barrett

“Creatives are not just order takers. They are a crucial part of your organization. Bring them in earlier and capitalize on their knowledge and skills.” – Lytho

“When you’re rushing through everything, you’re not pausing to think things through.” – Krishna Pendyala

“True influence is when you do something without being asked.” – Michael Roderick

Thank You

The HOW Design Live team extends our heartfelt THANKS for all who attended #HOWDesignLive2022 in Boston. It was a pleasure to see all of you after such a long separation, and we hope you enjoyed the opportunity to Come Together as much as we did! We so appreciate you taking time out of your busy work and home life to spend 3 incredible days with us.

HOW Design Live 2023 will be in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Resort.
Save The Date for June 5-7, 2023 and be sure to sign-up for updates!

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