Jay Nelson to Speak at HOW Design Conference: Discount for Planet Quark Readers

The 19th annual HOW Design Conference will be held in June in Austin, Texas. I’ll be presenting a pre-conference workshop on Using QuarkXPress 8 with Adobe’s Creative Suite, and I hope you’ll join me!

This year’s conference will feature 55 speakers, 50+ sessions and 8 pre-conference workshops. There are seven tracks: Creativity, Design Disciplines, Business, Your Career, In-House, Technology & Production and the HOW Learning Center. There are also networking lunches, studio tours, a product expo, and a Portfolio Review. 

This one-of-a-kind conference will leave you filled with inspiration and practical ideas for improving your design work and your career.

And because you’re a friend of PlanetQuark.com, they’re even offering you a discount. Check it out.


Save up to $125 on your HOW Design Conference registration!

You’re invited to join HOW magazine in Austin, Texas, June 24-27 for the 2009 HOW Design Conference. You’ll get four days packed with software instruction, creativity boosters and tips for growing your career in a tough economy, plus a wealth of innovative ideas and great design work.

You can even save $125 on your registration!

As a reader of PlanetQuark.com, you qualify for a $25 discount off your single regular  full-Conference registration.*  And when you register by the April 1 Early-Bird deadline, you’ll save an additional $100 — a savings of up to $125 off the regular rate! Just enter Coupon Code PLQ9  when you register online at www.HOWconference.com to apply your discount.

Here’s the scoop on this year’s event:

Sessions:  there are more than 60 sessions, focusing on everything from information design and collaborating with clients to making a living as a socially conscious designer and getting what you want at work.

Speakers:  we’ve pulled speakers from Adobe, Whole Foods, Cartoon Network, Pentagram and more to make sure you get the best information and most innovative ideas.

Workshops:  choose from eight in-depth workshops ranging from design business bootcamp to group brainstorming to workshops on Flash, Photoshop, InDesign and more.

Travel Discounts:  Austin is an amazing city with a wonderful sense of history (and oodles of creativity), and to help you get there, HOW has arranged discounts on airfare, rental cars and rooms at seven hotels near the Austin Convention Center.

For complete session descriptions, speaker info and everything else you need to know about the HOW Design Conference, including a quick and easy registration form, visit www.HOWconference.com

*Valid for single full-Conference registration only and may not be used in combination with any other discount offers, including student, group and combo rates.