CREATE: Design for Good 2018
CREATE: Design for Good 2018

Join AAF Spokane as we give back to our community. For our second annual Create event, we have partnered with local non-profit, Spokane’s Garfield Elementary School A.P.P.L.E. program (Alternative Parent Participation Learning Experience), and promised them that we can help provide them with some sick design and collateral for their primary fundraising event in 2019. We need your help to follow through on that promise.

Register as a team of 3 or as an individual (and we’ll pair you up with an amazeballs team) for CREATE. We’ll be putting your skills to the test with a fast-paced competition to design a graphics and collateral package for the Spokane River Run in a single day. Don’t worry, we won’t leave you alone in this endeavor, we’ll have a local art director on hand to help you get through the challenge. By the end of the day, you’ll present your design to your fellow teams and our A.P.P.L.E. program representative.

The winning team will see their designs become a reality promoting the A.P.P.L.E. program, Spokane River Run April 21, 2019 and each team member will get a copy of each of the collateral items produced using their design.

Win or lose, you’ll be helping support an amazing cause and testing the limits of your blood pressure in the process.

Registration is $20 per person. Proceeds of registration will cover the cost for a really cool shirt with the remainder being donated to our non-profit partner, Spokane’s Garfield Elementary School A.P.P.L.E. program.

Thank you to our event sponsors:

Event Sponsor: Fellow
Food Sponsor: Caruso’s Spokane U-District
Coffee Sponsor: Craven’s Coffee

Event Schedule

9am – Coffee & a Creative Brief
Fuel up with your morning brew as the event and creative brief are presented by Spokane’s Garfield Elementary SchoolA.P.P.L.E. program. This is a great time for questions.

10am-noon – Logo concepting and design
Work with your team from thumbnail to final design to come up with the very best graphics to represent the Spokane River Run event. Holler for help from our art director or the A.P.P.L.E. program representative if you get stuck. Your final logo design should be complete and agreed upon by your team by noon.

Noon-1pm – Peanut Butter and Jam Session
This means lunch (provided) and tunes (also provided). No, it will not just be peanut butter and jam sandwiches, we were just trying to be clever. Jeeeez!

1pm-2:30pm – Collateral Go-Time
Start cranking out some genius collateral using your new logo design, clever copy and whatever the heck else you want. We’ll provide a list of required collateral as we get closer to the event.

2:30pm – Present Yo Self
Each team will have 5 minutes to present their designs to the client and the competition. Rest assured, there will be a buzzer if you try to take more than your share of minutes.

3:15pm – Judging
In this industry, do we really need to explain what this one is all about?

3:45pm – Winner Selected
TheA.P.P.L.E. program will select their favorite design/collateral package and we will all hoot and holler for our winners. Huzzah!

4pm – A Well Deserved Fun-fest
We’ll wander downstairs to PLACE WITH ALCOHOL to imbibe in tasty cocktails and celebrate a day well-spent.

6pm – You Don’t Have to Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here
All events that may or may not transpire after this time are not condoned by AAF Spokane or our affiliates. Stay safe out there, cool cats.

Event Information

Date: April 7, 2018
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Fellow Coworking


Member Price: $20
Non-Member Price: $20

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