Speak, Sponsor, or Attend

The Design Gurus Summit 2018

It just gets better.

For 2018 we're planning a two-day long event in September. Yes, that's correct. We want to double the size of the conference and volume of content. In order to do this, we need your support as a speaker, sponsor, and of course attendee.

Want to participate? We're accepting proposals now. Read more below.

 
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Marquee Sponsorship Opportunity

We’re seeking not just a sponsor, but a true partner. One that shares our values and is dedicated to the entrepreneurial and design communities. The ideal fit is a brand that’s closely aligned with our mission and audience. The sponsor experience will be fully integrated into the event program to provide maximum exposure and value.

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Speak at the Event

We're always looking for great speakers. We feature a broad selection of industry experts from all levels, not just VPs and CEOs. Please use this form to suggest a speaker.

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Attend the Event

If you're interested in attending next year's event, tickets will go on sale in 2018. You can sign up for our mailing list here and that way you will be the first to know when tickets go on sale.


"I have been longing for an event in San Francisco which brings a unique group of diverse speakers, with interesting and educational messages to share about design - Thanks, Design Guru Summit for making this happen!" - Yiying Lu, Design Lecturer of Program of Creativity + Innovation at New York University Shanghai

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Pictures from the Design Gurus Summit 2017

Moderator, Jackie Lamping, VP of Marketing, Sojern

Moderator, Jackie Lamping, VP of Marketing, Sojern

Keynote Speaker, Yiying Lu, Creator of the Dumpling Emoji, Design Lecturer at NYU Shanghai Program on Creativity & Innovation

Keynote Speaker, Yiying Lu, Creator of the Dumpling Emoji, Design Lecturer at NYU Shanghai Program on Creativity & Innovation

Keynote Speaker, Nick Gould, President and COO of Cooper

Keynote Speaker, Nick Gould, President and COO of Cooper

Speaker, Trevor Hubbard Partner, Executive Creative Director at Butchershop Creative

Speaker, Trevor Hubbard Partner, Executive Creative Director at Butchershop Creative

Panelist, Pazit Kagel, Lead Designer at SAP Silicon Valley

Panelist, Pazit Kagel, Lead Designer at SAP Silicon Valley

Audience member asking a question of one of the speakers.

Audience member asking a question of one of the speakers.

Kathie Green and Gregory Kennedy, Co-Founders of Uncharted Minds

Kathie Green and Gregory Kennedy, Co-Founders of Uncharted Minds