Archive for Recaps

RAF 20 Minutes & A Beer :: A Deliberate Life w/ Matt Smythe & Grant Taylor

As we dive headfirst into the holiday season that for many of us in this industry is filled with equal parts celebrating with family & friends and working to meet the demands of clients with last remnants of budget dollars to spend, I found it…

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February 20 Minutes & a Beer Recap

Recap of Website Usability at 20 Minutes and a Beer.

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Get Your Freak On.

Be judgmental. We insist. That’s what I told the 6 judges from various disciplines that judged the work for the 2010 Addy Awards. And well RAF members, we had a very successful first day here in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. They combed through all…

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Freelance Creative Expo Recap

We held our 6th annual Freelance Creative Expo tonight at the Memorial Art Gallery. Over 30 exhibitors and about 150 attendees participated. I heard a lot of good comments and saw a lot of new faces. Many thanks to Diane Fitzgerald Harris for coordinating. Also,…

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Student Portfolio Review an A+

On April 16, 2008 the Ninth Annual 2008 RAF Student Portfolio Review brought out the future stars in the fields of graphic design, advertising, new media, and copywriting. This one-night-only program was open to all senior-year college students with portfolios. The event was a big…

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RAF SpeeDate: Better Than Red Bull

On September 20th the RAF hosted a creative SPEEDATE event that connected area college students with communication professionals. It was the first time we’d ever hosted an event like this. Students got a chance to meet one-on-one with professionals, speed-date style, who answered industry questions,…

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