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Denver Design Week is Seeking Applications for Events

SMcMullen : June 26, 2020 7:57 am : Blog

Denver Design Week (“DDW”) announced today that applications are open for the 5th Annual DDW conference which will be virtually held this year from October 19-23, 2020. DDW is a week-long celebration of Colorado’s most innovative and relevant architecture, design, and technology projects and people—a showcase of the thriving design community with virtual presentations, digital studio and workshop tours, and virtual
panel discussions.

The competitive application process to host an event is now open until August 1. Companies and organizations who want to host a video workshop or studio tour, organize a panel discussion or present a thought leader presentation should visit www.denverdesignweek.com to fill out and submit the application form.

Applications will be reviewed through the month of August and the final roster of 45-50 events will be finalized by August 31. Applications will be reviewed for creativity, capacity, depth of design knowledge, and subject diversity to ensure that design innovation is highlighted from all
industries and communities, such as architecture, interior design, communication arts, makers and technology.

In addition to the community events, DDW has added two new features including a Colorado Makers Gallery Showcase and a series of outdoor art installations. For the Colorado Makers Gallery Showcase, Colorado makers will submit a photo gallery of their products, along with a link to their studio’s website. The series of art installations will commission Colorado artists to create outdoor art for DDW attendees to enjoy from their car, on a bike or on a walking tour that week.

At the intersection where design, architecture and technology merge, DDW seeks to build an understanding of the vital role design plays in our lives and contributes to the economy and culture of our state. DDW 2019 showcased 40+ tours and events and had an attendance of over five thousand design professionals and enthusiasts over the 7-day conference.

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CAP Conversations – Partner Event

SMcMullen : June 8, 2020 6:43 am : Blog, Share

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The College of Architecture and Planning is pleased to launch CAP Conversations, a virtual public lecture series showcasing CAP faculty, staff, and students. These presentations will be live-streamed, with Q&A, followed by posted recordings.

The first CAP Conversation will be a maxi delivered by Visiting Assistant Professor Syal on Tuesday, June 9th at 2:00 pm., titled Pandemics: a macro-review of the connections crucial to urban sustainability.
We will be distributing the schedule on an ongoing basis, and hope you will tune in.

You are all invited to participate. If you would like to present, please let Terri Robles know the Title, Date, and whether it would be a mini (10 minutes or less), midi (approximately 20 minutes), or maxi (40 – 60 minutes).

Members, please make sure you are logged in to view Zoom information below. Non-members, please email widinfo@widdenver.org for Zoom details.

Zoom meeting information:
Click to join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 977 6221 7786

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Partner Event – iDSA Emotional Intelligence in Design

SMcMullen : May 13, 2020 7:37 am : Blog, Share

Join Industrial Designers Society of America ISDA Rocky Mountain Chapter for Emotional Intelligence in Design presented by the incumbent President of IDSA Jason Belaire and is sure to be entertaining and educational.  Event is May 14th from 7-8 PM.  

Make sure to login to your WiD account for zoom meeting details below.

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 861 3488 3039

Password: IDSA



Partner Event – STEMblazers

SMcMullen : March 10, 2020 5:46 pm : Blog

At STEMblazers we collaborate with the INCREDIBLE women working in STEM to mentor and inspire the girls in our programs to visualize themselves working in STEM careers as well. We absolutely couldn’t do what we do without women like YOU connecting and inspiring our girls through your work. 

We had an idea to bring all of our mentors together to connect, celebrate and be recognized for the incredible work you do every day, blazing new trails for the girls coming behind you. 

We are thrilled to announce that we are hosting the first annual Women Breaking Through Breakfast on Thursday, April 9th from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus.

Toi Massey, President & CEO of ANM Innovative Solutions and founder of The JEKL Foundation for STEAM Education will share her own experience in breaking through the many barriers women face when working in STEM fields. Toi is an amazing woman full of energy and insights that inspire and motivate everyone around her. Tickets are $30 per person and are now on sale. We are expecting about 100 women to attend and would love for you all to be there! Link to RSVP here.

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Women Powering Change – Postponed!

SMcMullen : March 10, 2020 5:39 pm : Blog

We received notification that this partner event has been postponed.

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WiD in the News

SMcMullen : October 23, 2019 9:49 am : Blog, Share

Check out the 5280 and Denver Post articles about Denver Design Week!



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2019 Denver Design Week

SMcMullen : September 18, 2019 6:35 pm : Blog

Denver Design Week is about exploring and celebrating the real and meaningful impact design contributes to our economic, social and cultural quality of life through cross discipline discussion, dialogue and collaboration. Click here to learn more about the seven days of keynotes, parties, tours, networking and fun.

And don’t forget to register for WiD’s Keystone Speaker Event which is part of Denver Design Week in 2019!  

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Inaugural Young Industry Professionals Awards 10/2/19

SMcMullen : September 12, 2019 9:34 am : Blog, Share

Visit www.denverdoesdesign.com for info and to purchase tickets!

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2019 RockCon Expo

SMcMullen : September 12, 2019 8:47 am : Blog, Share

ASID, IIDA, IFMA, NEWH, NKBA, and WiD have joined forces to make RockCon an inclusive built environment based tradeshow. We believe that the more Interior Designers can find common ground, the stronger we can make our profession. There will be nearly 150 exhibitors displaying their newest and best products.

RockCon is offering (12) CEUs across three time slots with residential, commercial, and facilities focused courses, in addition to general professional development and sustainability.

Click here to register!

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Portraits of Inclusion Photography Exhibit

SMcMullen : April 11, 2019 7:14 pm : Blog, Share

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