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Below are the education sessions taking place virtually at Creativation+, March 15-19. Registration for Creativation+ includes access to each of these sessions, some of which will also be offered post-event as a recording. Click on each education session for its description, difficulty level, and recommended audience. You can sort the sessions by track by clicking on one of the icons below: Trend Watch, Creativation Innovations, Business Insights, and Social Savvy. You can also explore the speakers and access speaker videos by clicking the "All Speakers" button above. 

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Tracks

  • Trend Watch
  • Creative Innovation
  • Business Insights
  • Social Savvy

Opening General Session Including AFCI Awards: Agile Organizations Thrive During Turbulent Times

Opening General Session Including AFCI Awards: Agile Organizations Thrive During Turbulent Times

Monday, March 15 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CT

Session

Joe Rotella, Founder/Creative Director, Create & Craft LLC

Digital Marketing: Essential Strategies for a Noisy World

Digital Marketing: Essential Strategies for a Noisy World

Monday, March 15 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Business Insights

Georganne Bender and Rich Kizer, Co-Speakers, KiZER & BENDER Speaking!

Designers Roundtables: Tips for Your Creative Small Biz

Designers Roundtables: Tips for Your Creative Small Biz

Monday, March 15 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Creative Innovation

Speakers Coming Soon!, Various, Multiple Organizations

The Digital Buyer's Journey - How to Nurture Your Potential Purchasers in Plain English

The Digital Buyer's Journey - How to Nurture Your Potential Purchasers in Plain English

Monday, March 15 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Business Insights

Spencer X Smith, Social Media Strategist, AmpliPhi

Industry Panel Including AFCI Awards: Moving Forward Together - The Creative Industries in 2021

Industry Panel Including AFCI Awards: Moving Forward Together - The Creative Industries in 2021

Tuesday, March 16 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Session

John Bishop, Dawn Johnson & Kellie Gould, A.V. Perkins, Shawn Szirbik, Various, Multiple Organizations

Effective Leadership through Difficult Times

Effective Leadership through Difficult Times

Tuesday, March 16 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Creative Innovation

Joe Rotella, Owner, Create & Craft, LLC

Tik Tok for Creative Brands: Tools & Tips for Viral and Brand Success

Tik Tok for Creative Brands: Tools & Tips for Viral and Brand Success

Tuesday, March 16 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Alexa Westerfield, Owner, The Swell Designer

The Basics of Teaching Online

The Basics of Teaching Online

Tuesday, March 16 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Business Insights

Nathalie Kalbach, Owner, Nathalie’s Studio

Connecting Brands and Influencers: A Creativation Meet and Greet

Connecting Brands and Influencers: A Creativation Meet and Greet

Tuesday, March 16 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Cindy deRosier, Facilitator, Digital Content Creator Section

Legal Nuts and Bolts Selling Online

Legal Nuts and Bolts Selling Online

Tuesday, March 16 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Business Insights

Kiffanie Stahle, Owner, the artist's J.D.

General Session including AFCI Awards: Innovation Hour

General Session including AFCI Awards: Innovation Hour

Wednesday, March 17 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Session

Ursula Morgan, Kimberly Coffin, Antonis Tzanidakis, Various, Multiple Organizations

What's Happening Right Now at Retail! (Panel Discussion)

What's Happening Right Now at Retail! (Panel Discussion)

Wednesday, March 17 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Creative Innovation

Georganne Bender, Rich Kizer, Jayna Gedney, Christina Widemark, Heidi Kaisand, Panelists, Multiple Organizations

Addressing Your Brand’s Blind Spots: DEI, Social Justice, and How Your Brand Can Join the Conversation

Addressing Your Brand’s Blind Spots: DEI, Social Justice, and How Your Brand Can Join the Conversation

Wednesday, March 17 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Creative Innovation

Allaya Cooks-Campbell, Jeff Harry, Brandi Riley, Katherine Shorter, Virginia Duan, Various, Multiple Organizations

Apps To Save You Time So You Can Stay Creative

Apps To Save You Time So You Can Stay Creative

Wednesday, March 17 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Lindsay Anvik, Owner, Babe & Butcher

Instagram Stories Highlights: What Are They and What's Your Plan for Creating Them?

Instagram Stories Highlights: What Are They and What's Your Plan for Creating Them?

Wednesday, March 17 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Anna Ebert, Owner, FunnelCake Social Media

The Financially Diversified Creative for Creators, Artists, and Independent Retailers

The Financially Diversified Creative for Creators, Artists, and Independent Retailers

Wednesday, March 17 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Creative Innovation

Jennifer Rizzo, Owner, Jennifer Rizzo Design Company

Keys to Authentic Influencer/Brand Partnerships

Keys to Authentic Influencer/Brand Partnerships

Wednesday, March 17 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Victoria Calvin, Callie Forrest, Beth Kingston, Various, Multiple Organizations

General Session Including AFCI Awards: Changemakers Panel - Leading with Confidence

General Session Including AFCI Awards: Changemakers Panel - Leading with Confidence

Thursday, March 18 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Session

Lisa Kiser (Moderator), Sara Davies, Monica Tetteh, Tricia Waddell, Various, Multiple Organizations

INSTA-AMAZING! Level Up All Your Instagram Content

INSTA-AMAZING! Level Up All Your Instagram Content

Thursday, March 18 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Gale Zucker, Owner, Gale Zucker Photography

eCommerce Success: Drive Traffic and Growth, Engage Your Audience, Maximize Your Profit

eCommerce Success: Drive Traffic and Growth, Engage Your Audience, Maximize Your Profit

Thursday, March 18 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CT

Traci Reuter, Owner/CEO, Divine Social

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