Workshops

NEW for 2019: Cre8con-affiliated Workshops

This year we have added 4 workshops affiliated with Cre8con that will take place on Saturday, September 28th, the day after the Conference.

NOTE: Workshop tickets are separate from the tickets for the main Cre8con event on Friday, September 27th.  In other words, registration for the main Cre8con event DOES NOT INCLUDE workshop admission.

All Workshops take place on Saturday, Sept. 28th
Jeff Gomez - 2019 Cre8con Portland Creative Conference Speaker
Jeff Gomez - Starlight Runner Entertainment

Jeff Gomez: Blockbuster Story World Development for your Brand, Company, or Fiction

Portland, this is a rare opportunity to learn from the best in the world at what he does! Jeff Gomez, the world’s leading producer of blockbuster story worlds, will introduce you to his process for creating powerful narratives that emotionally engage your audience, inviting them to become fans and advocates across multiple media platforms. (9:00am – 1:00pm @ OSU Portland Center, $199)

Lindsey Charlet - HUB Collective
Lindsey Charlet - HUB Collective

Agents of Change: On Women-led Creative Culture

In this workshop, Agents of Change: On Women-led Creative Culture, our panel of 5 bold and passionate female creative agency owners and leaders discuss their approach to fostering a more meaningful, and genuine internal culture and environment where creatives can thrive and do good, fulfilling work. (1:30pm – 3:30pm @ Neyborly, $35)

Tim May - XPLANE
Tim May - XPLANE

XPLANE: Change Behavior Through Drawing

In this workshop, Change Behavior Through Drawing, you will first learn tools and techniques that can be applied for visual recording and visual facilitation.  You will then learn how to solve organizational challenges using visual facilitation. XPLANE creative director Tim May will outline some key activities and frameworks that can be used to better understand the audience, how they make decisions, and how they achieve their goals. (9:30am – 11:30am @ Wacom Experience Center, $40)

Beth Inglish, Founder, Nashville Creative Group
Beth Inglish, Founder, Nashville Creative Group

Creative Connections: Building a Creative Professionals Network in Portland

Join us for an interactive discussion to continue making creative connections started at Cre8con, using this opportunity in time to brainstorm and discuss ideas for how to keep the cross-industry networking going, both in-person and online.  Our goal is to come away with specific action items and volunteer leaders to help make it happen.

Co-Facilitated by Beth Inglish, founder of the Nashville Creative Group, and Steve Gehlen, Chairman of Cre8con and founder of the Internet Strategy Forum, which grew from a Portland network to a national network with chapters in 7 U.S. cities. (1:30pm – 3:30pm @ OSU Portland Center, $10)