March 21, 2011
New York, NY (March 21, 2011) – The One Club has announced the event line-up for the third annual Creative Week New York from May 9th – 15th. Creative Week New York, which has been declared officially by the Honorable Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is an annual celebration of creativity in advertising, design and digital media.
During Creative Week NYC, The One Club, the world's foremost non-profit organization dedicated to elevating creative work in the advertising industry, will host the One Show Festival, which will include the prestigious award programs, The One Show (May 12th), One Show Design (May 9th) and One Show Interactive (May 13th), as well as The One Club's very popular Creative unConference and Master Class Series.
The One Club's Creative unConference will take place on May 11th at the Creative Week Lounge and brings together hundreds of advertising creatives and digital artists in a flexible, participant driven format to share ideas and explore opportunities that are emerging in the shifting media landscape. The Creative unConference will focus on the theme "Real World. Digital World. Social World." Tickets for the Creative unConference can be purchased now, at: www.creativeunconference.org
The One Club will also host a first-of-its-kind event, One Show Masterclass presents Facebook Studio Live on May 12th at the Creative Week Lounge, in SOHO. Guests will have access to the expert designers and developers at Facebook to learn about the company's latest tools, products and strategies. Tickets for Master Class: Facebook Studio Live are available at www.creativeunconference.org
In addition to housing the Creative unConference and Master Class: Facebook Studio Live events, the Creative Week Lounge, located at 82 Mercer Street in Soho, will host the student exhibition and educational workshops, as well as the headquarters for ticketing and credential distribution.
Other Creative Week NYC events from partners include, SHOOT Magazine's Director's Forum and New Director's Showcase, and TALK NYC's Creativity at the Speed of Light as well as events from The Type Directors Club, The Art Directors Club, the Society of Illustrators and the NY Photo Festival
"We are very excited to announce Facebook as a partner this year," said Kevin Swanepoel, President of The One Club. "Facebook's team of true pioneers in the they have led the way in digital and social media; and to have access to the amazing talent there, is exactly what Creative Week is all about – bringing the creatives to the forefront."
"Over the past few years, it has been an absolute honor and thrill to watch Creative Week grow into one of the most anticipated festivals in New York," said Mary Warlick, CEO of The One Club. "Through Creative Week events – everything from The One Club's award programs to gallery exhibits – our goal is to position creatives and their incredible work in the spotlight."
The One Club and the Creative Week Board of Advisors invite all organizations involved in the creative life of New York City to participate by hosting an event. Creative Week NYC events can be registered at www.creativeweeknyc.org
. Events can include but are not limited to lectures, presentations, screenings, demonstrations, lunches and get-togethers. There are no fees to participate, and all events are independently planned and staged by the participating organizations. All events will be promoted on the Creative Week Site.
The 2011 Creative Week Board of Advisors includes: Sam Barzilay (NY Photo Festival), David Bushman (Paley Center), Jacob Cohen (Wolff Olins), Anthony Cospito (The Brooklyn Art Project), Alison Curry (The One Club), Till Fellrath (Art Reoriented), David Felton (Felton Hungry LLC), Janine Gianfredi (Google), Roberta Griefer (SHOOT Magazine), Olga Grisaitis (Art Director's Club), Alessandra Lariu (McCann/SheSays), Anelle Miller (Society of Illustrators), Mehara O'Brien (Miami Ad School), Rebecca Paller (Paley Center), Kevin Swanepoel (The One Club), Carol Wahler (Type Director's Club) and Mary Warlick (The One Club).
A calendar of all the Creative Week NYC activities is available at www.creativeweeknyc.org
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