"The Design Gurus Summit is a great place to learn from the people leading the charge and shaking up our industry. Expect to discover new ideas and gain different perspectives on design, both as a speaker and attendee."

- Frank Yoo, Director of Product Design at Lyft

Meet Top Silicon Valley Thought Leaders

Come learn from top Silicon Valley designers, thinkers and thought leaders who will share their insights on topics including: product design, user experience design, design for emerging platforms, branding, marketing, creativity, entrepreneurship, design-driven startups,  creative inspiration, and more.

The Second Annual Design Gurus Summit will be a full-day event of both keynotes and panels from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. This year we have upgraded to the beautiful Kanbar Hall at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center. This is a world-class facility with a true stage and a professional audio visual team.


Location: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, Kanbar Hall

Date and Time: September 19th, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Keynote Speakers

Founder of Award Winning Agency and Recipient 8 Hermes Awards

Trevor Hubbard

Partner + Executive Creative Director at Butchershop Creative

Author of O'Reilly's Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond

Jorge Arango

Information Architect and Partner at Futuredraft

Designer of the First Indoor Autonomous Delivery Robot Called Relay

Adrian Canoso

Head of Product and Design at Savioke Robotics

More speakers will be announced shortly.

Tickets on Sale Now

No discounts at the door. All sales are final. No refunds.

DGS Sponsorships Rock

Sponsoring the Design Gurus Summit gives you access to an elusive and engaged audience of hard to reach influencers. Our entry-level startup sponsorship package starts at $1,000 and includes: a table for meeting people and to put your swag, signage at the event, and 3 admission tickets. This option is great for recruiting, product demos, business development and general awareness. Contact us for details.

Creative Sponsorship Ideas

Don't just set up a table and put up a sign. You're a creative industry professional, so get creative. Here are some of our ideas that are sure to help you stand out and get your message across in an engaging way. Yes, they include 3 admission tickets. Bargain.

Eat With the Elite ($650): Attend the VIP speaker's dinner the night before the summit. Limit to one paid slot.

Seat Drop it Like it's Hot ($1,200): Get your printed card or sheet DROPPED on every chair in the house.

Love and Electronics (1,250): Raffle a device and collect business cards from the entire audience. Great for lead generation.

Creativity in the Goodie Bag ($1,400): Have your special item and contact information included in the attendee goodie bag

Be the Cure for the Munchies ($2,000):  Sponsor lunch and get 3 minutes to make a quick announcement before lunch is served.

More sponsorship ideas? We have them. Get in touch.