Optimism: Icograda Design Week Brisbane 2010

11 October 2010
17 October 2010
Promoting dialogue on issues shaping the nature and relevance of visual communication design practice today.
Optimism: to expect the best possible outcome; the belief that good will ultimately triumph

Through the theme of 'Optimism', Icograda Design Week Brisbane 2010 will promote dialogue on issues shaping the nature and relevance of communication design practice today. Optimism 2010 aims to inspire, challenge and engage, to provoke thinking and to create change. Whatever the colour, form or function 'Optimism' means to you, join designers and colleagues from around the world in celebration of creativity, communication and collaboration.


Become an Icograda Design Week Partner

Optimism: Icograda Design Week Brisbane is accessible to a broad range of partners, whether through financial or in-kind support. Choose the level that is right for you.

Book your space at the Trade Fair

There is limited space available to participate in the Optimism: Icograda Design Week Brisbane Trade Fair, starting at $2000 AUD.

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Event schedule

We've planned a schedule that is sure to offer a memorable experience - whether you are a delegate, presenter or exhibitor. Our line-up includes:

  • 12 Oct: Icograda Regional Meeting

  • 13 Oct: Business and Design - Industry
  • 14-15 Oct: International Conference | Trade Fair
  • 16 Oct: AGDA Awards
  • 16-17 Oct: Icograda Executive Board Meeting

About Brisbane

Known as one of Australia’s most liveable cities, Brisbane is a young, modern and progressive city with much of its appeal coming from the lifestyle, youthful spirit, and the engaging sense of energy. Just as importantly, Brisbane’s design, arts and cultural scene is one of the city’s greatest assets. With a carefree and playful attitude, an abundance of natural wonders and a sunsoaked climate, Queensland is the dream destination.

About AGDA

With more than 2 600 members distributed throughout the creative, visual communication, applied design and technology sectors, the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is dedicated to advancing the profession through an interrelated program of state, national and international activities. AGDA's goal is the establishment of fair and productive working relationships between designers and their clients - through the provision of tools and information. AGDA also works on increasing awareness of the value and importance of design in business, education and culture.

For more information, please contact:

T: +61 8 8411 3888 (Adelaide)
T: +61 7 3321 0095 (Brisbane)

Event Secretariat

T: +31 20 50 40 200
F: +31 20 50 40 225

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