AIGA Jax September Events Calendar

Looking for something to do this month? AIGA Jacksonville has a jam-packed event calendar in September and we’d love to see you at one (or all) of our events!

Thursday, September 13  6-9 pm
We invite you to come out and join us for our monthly social mixer, hang out with fellow creatives and see what’s brewing within the local design community.

If you’re a runner, we’re adding a twist to this one, put on your running shoes and join us for a 2 mile press run from O’Brothers Irish Pub at 6pm! We will meet back at the pub around 7pm to enjoy some cold beverages! If you’re not a runner, join us any time between 6 and 9pm.
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Friday, September 14  4pm (show up anytime between 4pm Friday and 4pm Saturday, 24 hour event)
AIGA Jacksonville sponsor event: Come out and enjoy a creative/fun-filled evening with one of our sponsors, Character Counts! in Jacksonville on Friday, September 14! We will be creating t-shirts, lunch bags and insulated mugs that will be sold to help raise funds to renovate their new space. Meet new people, enjoy music, food and creative company, while giving back to your community. Design for Good!
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Tuesday, September 18  5:30pm
Don’t miss your chance to network at the biggest social event of the season! As an AIGA member, your first drink and the appetizers are on us as we get to know the rest of the Jacksonville Marketing, Design and Advertising community a little better. Participating groups include: AAF/AIGA/JAMA/FPRA/IABC/MPI/PRSA/SMC
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Thursday, September 20
AIGA Jacksonville presents a panel of professionals to answer your questions about managing a small design business or one-man freelance shop. Local experts will be on hand to discuss rates, billing, accounting, time management, marketing yourself and more. Discover the different methods and principles that our panel members use to manage these and other less talked about aspects of running a design business.
Please Register Here! http://guestli.st/122655
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Friday, September 21 10am to 5pm
Jacksonville Parking Day 
Join us for a one day city-wide event where parking spots are transformed into temporary public spaces by anyone and open to everyone! AIGA Jacksonville will be representing, look for our space downtown!

If you’re interested in requesting a parking space for your own initiative, email app@culturalcouncil.org or call call 904-358-3600, ext. 12. Deadline to submit ideas: Friday 9/14, 5 PM
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Friday, September 28  6:30pm
This speaker event kicks off Always Summer Weekend with screen-printing, poster, and branding experts, Jeff Matz & Sarah Blacksher of Lure Design. Join us at the UNF Student Union Building Auditorium on Friday, September 28 at 6:30pm. 
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Saturday, September 29  11am
Have you ever wanted to produce your own work and feel the pride in hand pulling your own designs? Well now is your chance to get started! Kick the day off with an exciting introductory screen printing session with LURE at the UNF Screen Printing Studio! You’ll learn concepts behind burning your own screens, creating multiple color prints, pulling technique, and more!

Get a chance to speak to Jeff and Sarah who will be holding this exclusive Screen Printing Workshop at UNF’s brand new screen printing studio. Come hang out and take home some limited edition Lure Design, Inc. prints that you help create!
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Saturday, September 29  7pm
Always Summer is a celebration of design excellence and Northeast Florida’s creative community. Artists of all disciplines can submit a poster featuring their favorite summer song. The exhibit will showcase inspired creativity, exemplary illustration, sound typography and well-executed technique within a laid-back atmosphere. Live DJs will set the tone for the evening with a “mixed tape” of songs compiled from artist selections. DEADLINE TO SIGN UP TO DESIGN A POSTER IS TODAY!

By aigajacksonville
Published September 11, 2012